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Digestive Biscuits

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“This recipe dates back to Victorian England. the cookies are intended to be quite bland; add 1/2 teaspoon vanilla before adding milk if you desire. originally from "1001 Cookie Recipes".”

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly grease baking sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, oats, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add just enough milk to make a firm dough.
  3. Transfer the dough to a floured surface and knead until smooth.
  4. Roll out to a thickness of 1 1/8". Using a fork, prick all over.
  5. Using a 1 1/2" round cookie cutter, cut rounds and place 1" apart on prepared pans.
  6. Bake for 12-15 min, until the crust is golden brown.
  7. transfer to wire racks to cool.

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