Peanut and cashew nut cookies

These delicious little cookies make a great gift and made in a few minutes in the


Makes about 20

220g butter, room temperature, chopped

100g caster sugar

100g soft brown sugar

1 egg

160g self-raising flour

150g crunchy peanut butter

50g cashew nuts or walnuts, chopped to decorate

Set the oven 180c gas mark 4. Lline a baking sheet with non-stick paper

Mix all the ingredients except the nuts to decorate in the processor, when well

mixed, divide the mixture in half and roll each half in cling film and leave in the fridge

to firm up or just take about 30g for each cookie and bake as many as you need. The

rest of the dough will hold in the fridge for 2 weeks or freeze for 3 months. Sprinke a little

of the chopped nuts on each biscuit. Bake for about 12/14 minutes. Allow to cool on the

baking sheet.