Butterscotch cookies, makes 10, prep 10 mins, cook 20 mins
100g unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for the baking sheet
100g light soft brown sugar
2 tbsp golden syrup
175g self-raising flour
25g puffed rice cereal, such as Rice Krispies
dark chocolate chips, for decoration
- Heat oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3. In a large bowl, beat together the butter, sugar and golden syrup until smooth.
- Sift in the flour and mix together, then fold through the puffed rice cereal. Roll into walnut-sized balls and place, well spaced, on a lightly buttered baking sheet. Decorate each ball with a few chocolate chips.
- Bake for 15-20 mins until golden. Leave on the baking sheet for 1 min before removing to a wire rack to cool.