Irish Soda Bread Cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup dried currants
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • 1egg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seed
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Step 2

    Combine dry ingredients in a mixing bowl.With a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal.Stir in currants.

  • Step 3

    Mix in beaten egg.Pour in milk and mix with a fork to make a soft dough (may need a little more milk).

  • Step 4

    On a floured surface, shape dough into a ball and knead lightly 5 or 6 times. Roll out doughto 1/4 inch thick and cut into squares and triangles with a knife (approximately 2 inches in diameter).

  • Step 5

    Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until slightly browned.

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