Make some star-shaped biscuits from The Witch's Vacuum Cleaner

You will need:

For the biscuits:

•  100g unsalted, softened butter

•  100g caster sugar

•  1 free-range egg

•  1 tsp vanilla extract

•  275g plain flour

To decorate:

•  Coloured sugarpaste

•  Leftover jam

How to make them:

For the biscuits:

1.  Preheat your oven to 190C

2.  Line a baking tray with some greaseproof paper and mix butter and sugar together in a large mixing bowl creamed, it should look pale and fluffy

3.  Mix the egg and vanilla extract together, and then add the flour until the mixture forms a dough

4.  Roll the dough onto a floured surface, making sure the dough remains around 1cm thick

5.  Using star shaped biscuit cutters, cut the biscuits out and place onto your baking tray

6.  Bake the biscuits for 8-10 minutes, they should be golden-brown. Put aside to harden and cool on a wire rack

For the icing:

1.  Roll out coloured sugarpaste

2.  Cut out star shapes using your star shaped cutters

3.  Stick to the biscuits using a warm, leftover jam

Now lay out your bewitching biscuity treats for the perfect party treat. Try not to get too starry eyed!

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