Yes, the last story in the collection, apart from “A Solemn Curfew”, and it really is called “Custard Creams and Elementals.”
First the biscuit versus cookie question. I am English, so I say biscuit and this gives me the option of biccie if I am feeling affectionate to a variety on offer. I also say biscuit barrel and not cookie jar.
Having cleared up that sticky problem, let us move on to custard creams.
These are my husband’s favourite biscuits, only chocolate bourbons running them a close second. I would rather put a cardboard and brick dust sandwich in my mouth.
So, when Marjorie had to chose what to feed her little captives, it had to be custard creams..
The picture is of nice (biccies) biscuits.