Irish Soda Bread Cookies
Hoping to find an Irish soda bread recipe that's a little more special than the usual? You've found it! This recipe is for Irish soda bread cookies, and they're fun to make with the kids...and even more fun to eat.
Cooking Time14 min
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup white sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 cup butter or margarine
- 1/2 cup currants
- 1/4 cup buttermilk
- 1 egg
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
- Combine dry ingredients in a mixing bowl.
- With a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal.
- Stir in currants.
- Mix in beaten egg.
- Pour in milk and mix with a fork to make a soft dough (may need a little more milk).
- On a floured surface, shape dough into a ball and knead lightly 5 or 6 times.
- Roll out dough to 1/4 inch thick and cut into squares and triangles with a knife (approximately 2 inches in diameter).
- Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until slightly browned.
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