Vanilla biscuit close-up

Crunchy vanilla biscuits recipe Photo by Photo by Sunny Nguyen on Unsplash

Crunchy vanilla biscuits: Perfect midnight snack for the whole family

It’s time to get the kettle on because there are cookies on their way. our crunchy vanilla cookies are simple and provide a great creative opportunity.

Vanilla biscuit close-up

Crunchy vanilla biscuits recipe Photo by Photo by Sunny Nguyen on Unsplash

Be it with milk, tea or coffee, we all love a crunchy biscuit every so often. They come in so many forms and textures but it’s good to go simple sometimes. Vanilla, an underrated flavour is great with almost anything and these crunchy vanilla biscuits make sure that you enjoy it even more. They are perfectly simple to make this weekend, ready for your midnight snack cup of tea in the morning.

Suggestions for your crunchy vanilla biscuits

The great thing about vanilla-flavoured things is that you can get extra creative. Add some small chocolate chips into the mix. Or, you can top them with holiday decorations or sprinkles. Sprinkle some icing sugar over them when they’ve cooled down for that classic look. Remember to space them out in the tra so that they don’t combine when the dough balls flatten as they bake.

It’s time to get the kettle on because there are cookies on their way. our crunchy vanilla cookies are simple and provide a great creative opportunity.

Crunchy vanilla biscuits recipe

3 from 2 votes
Recipe by Gary Dunn Course: SnackCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
Prep time

10

minutes
Baking Time

10-15

minutes
Total time

25

minutes

Ingredients

  • 450 g flour.

  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

  • 340 g butter

  • 125 g sugar

  • 1 tsp vanilla essence

  • 2 tsp cream of tartar

  • ¼ cup milk

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 pinch salt

Method

  • Cream butter and sugar and beat in the eggs.
  • Add soda dissolved in ¼ cup of hot milk and stir-in vanilla essence essence.
  • Sift together flour, salt and cream of tartar. Mix with the egg mixture.
  • Roll walnut-sized pieces in floured hands, dip top into sugar and press on to a greased pan. Allow space for spreading.
  • Bake till golden brown in a 180°C oven.

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