Chocolate Coconut Scottish Shortbread

Using my Traditional Scottish Shortbread recipe, I developed this chocolate and coconut version, with just a hint of anise! Still with the same melt in the mouth texture, I have been told my shortbread is so much better than a certain popular brand you can buy! So if you love my shortbread recipe, the next experience is the Chocolate Coconut Scottish Shortbread.

READERS’ PHOTOS & FEEDBACK – Biscuits & Cookies

Here’s my reader’s page with photos of their bakes and feedback on my recipes.  Thanks so much to you all for trying my recipes, and giving me permission to add them to the website.  It really does warm my heart to hear how much you like my recipes 🙂 This post will just be for […]

Mary Berry’s Easter Biscuits – Recipe Review

MARY BERRY’S EASTER BISCUITS A Recipe Review By Diana Watkins These buttery lemon biscuits are so easy to make, take little time and also make a lovely gift. Where To Find The Recipe This recipe featured on Mary Berry’s program, “Mary Berry’s Easter Feast” on BBC Food . (If you look online you can view it), […]


It’s National Cookie Day so why not make some for yourself or gift them? Many cookies can be frozen undecorated so a perfect bake. Here’s a link to my cookies, from simple to more complex, ones for the holiday season and even includes some gluten free ones too. I am having to run it through […]

Red Velvet Oreo Style Sandwich Cookies

Made with heart shaped cutters, my Red Velvet Oreo Style Sandwich Cookies are perfect for Valentine’s Day. Super simple to make and with less additives & preservatives than the shop bought cookie. Made with a clarified butter vanilla filling, that won’t squish out when you take

Savoury Biscuits -Turkish Tuzlu Kurabiye

This is my version of savoury biscuits that originate from my husband’s homeland – Turkey. Known as Tuzlu Kurabiye, it literally translates as salty biscuit. These are perfect for pairing with your favourite cheese, but equally good snacked on alone. They are very moreish…. you won’t be disappointed.