Scottish Recipes: Digestive Biscuits
4 cups whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon Cream of tartar
1 cup butter 1 Lightly beaten egg
1 cup dark brown sugar ½ cup hot water
1 teaspoon Baking soda
Cut butter into flour until mixture is like coarse meal. Add all other ingredients, but only enough water to make dough into pastry consistency. Roll out on a floured surface till very thin 1/8" to ¼" thick). Cut into small rounds depending on what size you prefer.
Bake at 375 F on unoiled baking sheets until golden brown, about 10-15 minutes. Cool on rack. They are delicious spread with cream cheese and apricot preserves - or strawberry, or red currant jelly, etc.
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