Italian Vanilla Butter Biscuits

Italian Vanilla Butter Biscuits


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About this recipe: A simple, yet delicious sweet and buttery biscuit. Vanilla and butter are the stars of this recipe. Make sure you buy the best quality unsalted butter, it will really make the difference.

C. Davis

Makes: 18 

  • 115g unsalted butter, softened
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 375g plain flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease baking trays.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Mix in the egg and vanilla. Combine the flour and baking powder; stir into the creamed mixture until blended.
  3. Divide dough into walnut sized portions. Roll each piece into a rope and then shape into a loop. Place biscuits 5cm apart on the prepared baking trays.
  4. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until firm and golden at the edges.

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I love this recipe, it was fast and fantastic. I made 34 cookies with this recipe and they were big enough. I definitely will be making these again, possibly with almond instead of vanilla - 09 Dec 2012

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