Basic Biscuit

Recipe by : khatija

This simple recipe for cookie dough can be adapted to suit your tastes- experiment with different shapes and flavours


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


  •     Mix 250g softened butter and 140g caster sugar in a large bowl with a wooden spoon,
  •     then add 1 egg yolk and 2 tsp vanilla extract and briefly beat to combine
  •     Sift over 300g plain flour and stir until the mixture is well combined – you might need to get your hands in at the end to give everything a really good mix and press the dough together.