Quick Bake: Butter Biscuits

A little treat, made for Mr T and the teen this week. 3 simple ingredients which most of us have in the  store cupboard. You can add any flavours you like. I used vanilla, but these taste equally good topped with nuts, chocolate chips or dried cranberries as in the photo.

Simply combine 100g very soft butter with 50g caster sugar and 150g of self raising flour. Add 1 tablespoon of vanilla essence. Once the mixture forms a ball, roll into 2 “logs” and chill for half an hour (or freeze until needed). Slice into discs approx 5mm wide and place wide apart on a greased baking tray. Bake at gas mark 4, they should be ready in 15 – 20 minutes. Allow to cool on the baking tray for 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling tray. I made these with my brownies last week and they thought they were fab!

Hope you enjoy them – this batch made 24 – which should last the family a day or two!

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  1. heikeknits

     /  October 20, 2011

    Thank you Tracey for sharing this recipe, I’ll get my ‘Teen’ to make them later today and look forward to tasting them with my cup of tea later. Hx

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  2. They look delicious …. so it’s just as well that I don’t bake, or I would need a bigger size in clothes!

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  3. Ali

     /  October 20, 2011

    OOh these look amazing..I always like recipes with minimal ingredients! Looks like a half term treat…got choc chips and or cherries in the cupboard too!
    Thanks Tracey!
    Ali x

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  4. Ali

     /  October 24, 2011

    mmmmmmm…….
    made some this afternoon….very easy to do and taste delicious!! Didn’t last long enough to take a picture though!!
    I only put half a teaspoon vanilla..may be more brave next time…!
    Thanks for such a brill biscuit to add to the repertoire…
    Ali x

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  5. Tracey Todhunter

     /  October 25, 2011

    Glad you liked them Ali, more simple recipes coming up soon. xx

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