Buttery biscuits

Buttery biscuits

These classic buttery biscuits are perfect for an afternoon treat, and they taste amazing, too.

By , 21 September 2015
Buttery biscuits
  • Ready in: 60 mins
  • Serves: 34
  • Price: 5p per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 23g serving contains
  • Fat 6
    9%
  • Sat Fat 4
    20%
  • Sugar 4
    4%
  • Salt 0.1
    2%
  • Cals 111
    6%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 2022kJ/483kcal.
Ingredients
  • 175g butter
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • Few drops of vanilla extract
  • 250g plain flour
Method
  • Pre-heat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.

  • Mix the butter with the caster sugar until blended. Add the egg yolk and a few drops of vanilla extract. Stir in the plain flour until the mixture comes together.

  • Finish mixing with your hands to make dough. Shape into a shallow block and wrap in cling film. Chill for 20-25 minutes.

  • Roll out on a lightly floured surface to about 4mm thick. Cut into 2.5 x 8cm fingers.

  • Transfer to the baking trays and bake for 10-14 minutes until light golden brown.

  • Leave on the trays for 5 minutes to harden.

  • Transfer to a wire rack to cool.