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One of my family's favorite tea biscuits.


  • 1 Jar of Apricots Preserves or Jam
  • 5 cups Flour
  • 4 Eggs
  • 2 1/2 TSps Baking Powder
  • 2 Sticks of Butter
  • 1 cup of Sugar


  • Melt the butter, add the sugar. Mix well. Combine flour and baking powder together, add to the butter mixture. Stir to combine. Add the eggs one at a time mixing well.Roll into a ball and wrap in plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for a couple hours.
  • Remove from the refrigerator and divide into two equal parts. Using a cheese grater and grate half the dough into a cake pan 11 X 17 or larger. Now spread the apricot preserves over the bottom dough. Grate the other half over the filling. Spreading evenly.
  • Bake in a 350 degree oven for 20 to 30 minutes till golden brown. Watch carefully they will burn.
  • Let cool, cut into diamond shapes and enjoy with a delicious cup of tea.
  • Note: Any flavor of preserves or jam can be susbstituted.

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