Orange toffee almond sandies

  • Preparation Time15 mins
  • Cooking Time36 mins
  • Serves108
  • DifficultyEasy
225g butter, softened
240ml vegetable oil
200g caster sugar
125g icing sugar
1/4 tsp almond essence
1/2 tsp orange essence
2 eggs
630g plain flour
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp salt
3 tbsp orange zest
180g sliced almonds
180g English toffee bits
1) Preheat the oven at 180C/Gas 4.

2) In a mixing bowl, add the butter, oil and the sugars. Using a hand-held mixer, beat until combined. Beat in the essences. Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour, bicarbonate of soda, cream of tartar and salt in a separate bowl. Gradually add to the creamed mixture. Stir in orange zest, almonds and toffee bits.

3) Drop by teaspoonfuls, 5cm apart, onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake until golden brown, about 10 to 12 mins. Remove from the oven to a wire rack to cool before serving.

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