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  • Serves 10
  • 30 mins cook

Butter biscuits

Butter biscuits
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These deceptively delicious little slice-and bake-biscuits are incredibly easy to make and with just one bite, you'll be hooked. They're buttery, sweet and melt-in-the-mouth and unlike most commercially made butter biscuits, are easy on the wallet.


Butter Biscuits

  • 250 g butter, softened
  • 1 cup (160g) icing sugar, sifted
  • 2 1/2 cups (375g) plain flour


Butter biscuits

  1. Beat butter and sifted sugar in large bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Stir in flour, in two batches.
  2. Knead dough on lightly floured surface until smooth. Divide dough in half; roll each half into a 25cm log. Wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate about 1 hour or until firm.
  3. Preheat oven to 180&degC/160&degC fan-forced. Grease oven trays; line with baking paper.
  4. Cut logs into 1cm slices; place slices on trays about 2cm apart. Bake cookies 10 minutes or until browned lightly. Transfer cookies onto wire rack to cool.
  5. Variations: Chocolate and hazelnut; beat 2 tablespoons sifted cocoa powder into butter and sugar mixture, then stir in 1/3 cup ground hazelnuts and 1/3 cup finely chopped milk choc bits before adding the flour.
  6. Dried cranberry; stir in 2/3 cup finely chopped dried cranberries into butter and sugar mixture.
  7. Vanilla; beat 1 teaspoon vanilla extract into butter and sugar mixture.
  8. Lemon; beat 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind into butter and sugar mixture.
  9. Orange; beat 1 teaspoon finely grated orange rind into butter and sugar mixture.
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