1. Melt the butter in a saucepan large enough to mix all the ingredients.
2. Mix in the Sugromax: Liquid Sweetener and almond essence. Sift the flour into the butter mixture and add the ground almonds. Mix until combined.
3. Using a measuring tablespoon, take tablespoons of mixture and roll into balls. Place on a baking paper lined oven tray. Flatten with a fork or with your fingers. Press slivered almonds into the centre of the biscuits.
4. Bake at 180°( for 10 - 15 minutes, or until lightly golden