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Cookie Monster: Chocolate Covered Digestive Cookies

Sweets Carrie Vasios Mullins 5 comments

Taking a cue from the popular English biscuit brand McVities, these whole wheat digestive biscuits are covered on one side by dark chocolate. More

Chocolate Covered Digestive Cookies

Serious Eats Carrie Vasios Mullins 1 comment

Taking a cue from the popular English biscuit brand McVities, these whole wheat digestive biscuits are covered on one side by dark chocolate. More

Cookie Monster: Madeira Biscuits

Sweets Carrie Vasios Mullins 3 comments

Madeira biscuits are incredibly simple. They're essentially a flat butter cookie sprinkled with raisins, though I like to make mine with a combination of raisins and Zante currants. This is an aesthetic choice as well as a culinary one: I think the currants make the cookies resemble spotted dick, another very British dessert, and they add a tang that cuts across the richness of the butter. More

Madeira Biscuits

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The butter and raisin cookies are simple but delicious. Keep a log of dough in your fridge and you'll always be ready for guests. More

Cakespy: Eton Mess

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Sort of like the love child of Pavlova and Trifle, this confection, consisting of crushed meringue cookies, freshly whipped cream and sugar-coated berries (usually strawberries) takes its name from the venerable Eton College, where it is traditionally served at the school's annual cricket game against Winchester College. More

Eton Mess

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Sort of like the love child of Pavlova and Trifle, this confection, consisting of crushed meringue cookies, freshly whipped cream and sugar-coated berries (usually strawberries) takes its name from the venerable Eton College, where it is traditionally served at the school's annual cricket game against Winchester College. More

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