Biscuits for the masses

    45 min

    This go-to biscuit recipe is perfect for cake sales, school fetes or filling the biscuit tin at work. With this standard recipe, you can use a variety of ingredients to create loads of different biscuit flavours. These biscuits freeze well after baking, too.

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    Makes: 100 biscuits

    • 500g butter
    • 250g caster sugar
    • 400ml condensed milk
    • 625g self raising flour

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. In a large bowl cream butter, sugar and condensed milk until light and creamy in texture.
    2. Add the flour, mix well and then divide into 4 portions. Add other ingredients suggested below to each portion as desired.
    3. Combine all ingredients together, roll tablespoon of the mixture into balls and flatten slightly.
    4. Place on baking tray, leaving room for spreading. Bake for 14 to 16 minutes in a preheated 170 C / Gas 3 oven, or until light golden in colour. Allow to stand for 5 minutes on tray, then place on wire rack until cool.

    Use any combination of these ingredients to make different flavours:

    3 tablespoons cocoa and 125g chocolate chips

    75g glace cherries and 125g chopped white chocolate

    3 teaspoons grated orange zest and 175g chocolate chips

    150g chopped macadamia nuts and 125g chocolate chips

    200g M&Ms

    Roll into balls, make indent in centre and add your favourite jam

    Roll into balls and press into hundreds and thousands

    Roll into balls and press into raw sugar and cinnamon

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    Something else. I used some of the mixture today, then rolled the rest in grease proof paper in batch's put some in the freezer & some in the fridge. I simply slice the rolls & biscuits are ready to cook... Voila'  -  10 Nov 2010


    easy and so very yummy. bake 4 14 to 16 mins at 170c :D  -  29 Oct 2011


    What temp do these biscuits cook at?  -  10 Sep 2010