Plain biscuits

Plain biscuits


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About this recipe: A scrummy biscuit that I would give 5 stars x *****. Cut into any shape you like with biscuit cutters.

Mollzziiee Dorset, England, UK

Serves: 35 

  • 250g butter, softened
  • 140g caster sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 300g plain flour

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Extra time:45min chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr17min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. Mix butter and sugar in a large bowl with a wooden spoon, then add egg yolk and vanilla and then briefly beat to combine. Sift flour and mix until combined.
  3. Roll out on a board covered in flour and cut out with a cookie cutter. Put on a non-stick baking tray.
  4. Bake for 12 minutes. Put on a cooling rack to firm up and ENJOY!!!! xxx

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Reviews (11)


very nice, simple and quick - just made them ow with my 3 and 5 yr old - they really enjoyed them! - 10 Apr 2012


very easy and simple to do, tastes good aswell -- thank you for sharing - 01 Jun 2013


I made these with my three year old son and they turned out great. He ate a couple as soon as they were cool enough to hold! I used wholemeal plain flour - only because it needed using up - really tasty. Thanks for sharing. - 16 Apr 2013

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