Basic shortbread biscuits

    30 min

    Just some delicious basic shortbread cookies. I like to make 11 or 12 thick biscuits, but you can make thinner ones and bake for less time.

    Surrey, England, UK
    83 people made this

    Makes: 12 thick shortbread biscuits

    • 50g caster sugar
    • 100g butter
    • 150g plain flour

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

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    2. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Roll the mixture into a ball. Take off smaller balls, then flatten and place on a parchment-lined baking tray.
    3. Bake for about 15 to 20 minutes, or till lightly golden in colour. Cool on the tray.

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    Just perfect.  -  16 Oct 2014


    These are perfect, and easy for the kids to make too  -  18 Nov 2014


    Really good, works a treat!  -  11 Jul 2014

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