Jam Drops

These are a simple little biscuit, they are quite easy to make, and everyone at our house likes them! 🙂



  • 6 tablespoons of butter
  • ½ cup castor sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 ¾ cups self-raising flour
  • ½ cup jam 


1.   Pre-heat oven to 190 – 200 degrees C (375-400 F).

2.   Beat butter and sugar to a cream.

3.   Sift flour.

4.   Add lightly beaten egg and vanilla. Beat well.

5.   Add to creamed mixture. Mix well to form a stiff paste.

6.   Take teaspoonfuls of mixture and roll into balls. (I made mine a bit bigger than this, and I had to press them down with a fork.)  

7.   Place on greased oven trays, allowing room for spreading.

8.   Make a hollow in each with the floured end of a wooden spoon.

9.   Place a little jam in each biscuit.

10. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes.

11. Allow to cool on tray.

Makes about 30 very delicious biscuits! 🙂 





Really Good Chocolate Chip Biscuits

These are for serious chocolate lovers!



  • 125gm butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1 cup lightly packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 cup plain flour, sifted
  • 3/4 cup self raising flour, sifted
  • 250 gm chocolate chips



1.          Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.

2.          Line 2 baking trays with non-stick paper.

3.          Cream butter, peanut butter, and sugar in large bowl until combined.

4.          Add egg and mix well.

5.          Stir in combined sifted cocoa, self-raising flour, and plain flour. Add chocolate chips and mix well.

6.          Roll 1 tablespoon of mixture into a ball, and place on tray. Allow room for spreading.

7.          Bake for 12 mins.

8.          Let stand for 5 mins on tray before moving to a wire rack to cool.


Makes about 24 scrumptious, extra-chocolatey biscuits!