Simple biscuits without eggs

Simple biscuits without eggs


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About this recipe: Lovely biscuits without eggs. You can add different flavourings, such as almond instead of vanilla, and choose to make them plain or coloured. Or, try sprinkling with coloured sugar as soon as they're out of the oven.

Makes: 16 biscuits

  • 110g (4 oz) butter
  • 55g (2 oz) sugar
  • few drops vanilla extract
  • 2 drops food colouring (optional)
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons water
  • 175g (6 oz) plain flour

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 150 C / Gas mark 2.
  2. Add butter and sugar in a bowl and mix well until light and fluffy. Add the vanilla and the colour and the water, mix, then add the flour and mix well.
  3. Roll out to about 5mm on a floured work surface. Cut into shapes and place on a greased baking tray.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown. If they are mini biscuits, about 15 minutes or less.

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Reviews (14)


This biscuits are so yummy but I did add raisins in the mix and they were delicious and I have also done some with almond extract instead of vanilla haven't tried them yet but I'm sure they'll be delicious as well. - 27 Nov 2013


I love these biscuits they are easy to make - 17 Nov 2013


Wow cheered my daughter up with this simple resipe and they tasted so good she took them to school for her teachers, we added Cherry's and chocolate, next time we will cover them in chocolate😊 - 26 Nov 2014

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