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Old 01-17-2008, 07:30 PM   #11
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I am wanting to try the recipes but have been unsure on how to substitute, any help would be most appreciated. tks
They are slightly more dense, and a bit more spicy, but I would try using Biscoffs. Even if they aren't a perfect match, they would make a tasty substitute...

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Arnott's "Nice" might work if you can't find Biscoffs...
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Old 01-17-2008, 07:38 PM   #12
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haha i was so wondering what a graham cracker was too, thanks Cath :)

mmmmm Tim Tams mmmmmmmmmmmmm
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Old 01-17-2008, 07:53 PM   #13
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Where are you - PA - Pennsylvania?
I'm up by Erie, along the lake......brrrrrrr
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Old 01-17-2008, 08:15 PM   #14
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I think they are close to our "Shredded Wheatmeals" so I will try those and let you know how I go. I find it hilarious with all the different names we all have for our biccies.... we have: Tim Tams (oooh, ask any australian and you will get the same answer), Iced Vo Vos (sort of sweet base with marshmellow on top) and Morning Coffees (great with my skim decaf cappuccino from Starbucks).
I've seen the tim tams on the Ethnic aisle at the grocery store..Never purchased any though..Will have to one of these days

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Old 01-17-2008, 08:38 PM   #15
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They are similar to digestive buscuits but a little sweeter.
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Old 01-18-2008, 01:12 AM   #16
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Thank you all so much for the help.

I think Nice or Milk Arrowroot might do the trick, thanks Baketech, it was the "oh" moment I was waiting for. I saw Ina Garten (Barefoot Contessa) make a pie the other day, will search out and try tomorrow. Rom, I shall let you know how I go.

Kadesma, you have to just try Tim Tams. Rom knows what I mean. Bite both ends off and eat, place the biscuit in your coffee and draw coffee up through the biscuit. Better than any hot chocolate. Tim Tams are a chocolate covered biscuit with two layers of choc biscuit and 2 layers of chocolate inside. My cousin lives in San Francisco and I can ship if the shop runs out!!!! Believe me, one does not stop at one packet. They also have around 5 different kinds, double choc, caramel, strawberry to name a few. Sue-Zee Q, are they available in England?
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Old 01-18-2008, 08:08 AM   #17
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After reading all the posts, I would suggest trying Granitas over Nice (too much sugar on top) or Milk Arrowroots (too plain). Granitas are really good as a cheesecake base.

Not heard of Graham Crackers either until I joined DC and I haven't heard of Biscoffs either!!

Seems funny having Tim Tams in the Ethnic aisle, mainly cos it is strange thinking of most of the Australian foods as being Ethnic!

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Cool I know...

I thought the same thing. We have Oreos, maybe the US government and Australian government should do up a trade agreement - free trade between the two countries on Oreos and Tim Tams.

Anyway, shall try the Granitas, haven't left for Coles yet luckily.

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Seems funny having Tim Tams in the Ethnic aisle, mainly cos it is strange thinking of most of the Australian foods as being Ethnic!
took the words right out of my mouth
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Now I know where to look for them. They sound like a good little snack with coffee.
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