Christmas Cinnamon Biscuits

450g (16oz) Flour
225g (8oz) Butter
225g (8oz) Sugar
225g (8oz) Nuts, (Hazel, Brazil, Pecans), finely chopped
1 Egg, separated
1 tbsp Cinnamon

  • In a large bowl, cream the butter, gradually adding sugar, beat until light and fluffy.
  • Add beaten egg yolk. Mix flour and cinnamon.
  • Spread on mixture onto two lightly greased baking trays.
  • Brush slightly beaten egg,.
  • Sprinkle with nuts, patting down lightly.
  • Preheat oven to 170°C: 325°F: Gas 3
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Cut into bars whilst still warm.
  • Do not remove from baking trays until cooled.
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