A lovely treat to bake with the kids.


100g dark chocolate

200g butter, softened

100g caster sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

250g plain flour

1 tsp baking powder

100g jam

1. Preheat oven to 160 (fan)/180/ gas mark 4. Line 2 baking traus with paper.

2. Melt the chocolate and set aside

3. Using a whisk or mixer, cream the butter and sugar in bowl till fluffy then whizz in the vanilla. Mix the flour and baking powder together in a seperate bowl then fold into the butter mixture.

4. Fold in the melted chocolate a couple of times so it looks marbled.

5. Using your hands make bewteen 25-30 conker sized balls and pop on the baking tray leaving a space around each ball.

6. Put a good thumb print in them and fil the dip with 1/4 tsp of jam. Bake for 20 mins. Take out of the oven and leave to coll completely.