Category: Biscuits/Cookies

Hazelnut Bickies

Hazelnut Bickies 200g hazelnuts ground 100g caster sugar 4 egg whites (beaten til stiff) 2 tbsp grated chocolate 1 tbsp Brandy (optional) 1 tbsp SR flour Preheat oven 180C. Beat egg whites (in a mixer) and caster sugar til stiff. Add hazelnuts, flour, brandy to the egg mixture. Finally...

Hokey Pokey Biscuits

Hokey Pokey Biscuits 125g butter, softened 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 tablespoon golden syrup 1 tablespoon milk 1 teaspoon bicarb soda 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Line 2 large baking trays with baking paper 2. Using electric mixer beat butter and sugar until...

Home Made Pretzels

Home Made Pretzels Degree of difficulty: High 1 packet active dry bread yeast 1 cup warm water 2 tbsp soft butter or margarine 2 3/4 cups bread flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbsp sugar 5 tsp baking soda or Mix 1 tbsp bicarb soda to 1/2 cup warm water...

Honey and Pistachio Biscotti

Honey and Pistachio Biscotti Makes 36 1 cup unsalted pistachio kernels 1 cup plain flour 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1/3 cup caster sugar 2 tablespoons honey 1. Preheat oven to 170°C/150°C fan-forced. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. Finely chop 1/2 cup pistachios....

Honey Jumbles

Honey Jumbles Honey Jumbles are best made a day before eating – overnight the colour will darken, flavor from the spices develop and improve, and the texture soften to a more cake-like consistency. Don’t worry if the icing seems a little patchy on some biscuits; this is caused by...

Honey Jumbles

Honey Jumbles 60g butter 2/3 cup golden syrup 1 3/4 cups plain flour 1 tsp bicarb 1 tsp dried ground ginger 1 tsp mixed spice 1/4 tsp ground cloves 1 Tbsp milk # Melt butter. Add golden syrup and heat to a boil. Remove from heat and stand 10...

Hundreds and Thousands

Hundreds and Thousands 3 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon milk 1/3 cup sugar 1 egg 2/3 cup SR flour 1/2 cup plain flour 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 tablespoons hundreds and thousands 1 tablespoon extra milk 1. Set oven to 180C. 2. Collect all utensils and ingredients. 3. Grease oven trays....

Jam Drops

Jam Drops 6 tablespoon butter 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup sugar 1 3/4 cups SR flour 1 egg 1/2 cup jam 1. Set oven to 180C. 2. Collect utensils and ingredients. 3. Grease trays. 4. Lightly beat egg and vanilla. Sift flour. 5. Cream together butter and sugar. 6....

Jam Drops

Jam Drops 1/2 cup custard powder 1/2 cup self-rising flour 2 tablespoons butter, chilled 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup milk 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup strawberry jam (can use other jams) Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease a cookie sheet. In a large...

Kate Lamont’s Shortbread

Kate Lamont’s Shortbread Makes 24 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1 heaped tablespoon SR flour 2 heaped tablespoons ground rice 2 tablespoons caster sugar, plus extra to finish 180 grams cold butter Preheat oven to 140C. Sift all dry ingredients together. Cut butter into small pieces about the size...

Kingston Biscuits

Kingston Biscuits Dry: 1/2 cup rolled oats 2/3 cup caster sugar 1 cup plain flour 1 1/2 cups desiccated coconut 2 teaspoons Dutch cocoa (sifted) Liquid: 100gm butter, melted 2 1/2 tbsp golden syrup 2 tbsp boiling water 1/2 tsp Bicarb soda Ganache: 50ml cream 125gm dark or mild...

Langues de Chats

Langues de Chats Makes 20 to 24 50g butter 50g caster sugar 2 egg whites 50g plain flour, sifted few drops of vanilla essence 1. Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Whisk the egg whites lightly and gradually beat into the creamed mixture with the...

Little Easter Biscuits (Koulourakia)

Little Easter Biscuits (Koulourakia) Cooking time: More than 1 hour 250g butter 1 cup (220g) caster sugar 1 teaspoon grated orange rind 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 egg yolks 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour 2 1/2 cups (375g) plain flour 1 egg, extra 2...

M&M Chocolate Chip Cookies

Photo by EmmCee M&M Chocolate Chip Cookies Makes about 30 125g unsalted butter 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1 lightly beaten egg 1 3/4 cup SR Flour 1/2 tsp salt 3/4 cup chocolate chips 3/4 cup M&M’s 1. Preheat oven to 180C...

Macadamia and White Chocolate Biscotti

Macadamia and White Chocolate Biscotti 160ml (2/3 cup) honey 2 eggs 375g (2 1/2 cups) plain flour 35g (1/4 cup) cornflour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 x 100g pkt macadamia nuts, coarsely chopped 1 x 180g pkt white chocolate, coarsely chopped 1. Preheat oven to...

Macadamia Shortbread

Macadamia Shortbread 250g butter 80g caster sugar 30g icing sugar 300g plain flour 75g rice flour 75g macadamia nuts, finely chopped 40g caster sugar, extra 1. Beat the butter, 80g of caster sugar and 30g icing sugar in a bowl until lightly aerated. 2. Sift in the plain flour...

Macaron Cooking with Sares

Posted in Taste Forum – Bake Club 2011 – February Macarons All Photo’s and Instructions © by Sares Macaron Cooking with Sares Don’t worry – they aren’t as hard as you may think and everyone will think you’re a genius for making them! WARNING: If you don’t like following...

Macarons with White Chocolate and Raspberry Ganache

Macarons with White Chocolate and Raspberry Ganache Serves 40 130g pure icing sugar 110g almond meal 105g egg-white (about 2), at room temperature, left out overnight 65g caster sugar 4-5 drops rose food colouring White Chocolate and Raspberry Ganache: 50ml pouring cream 100g white chocolate 45g raspberries, coarsely chopped...

Malteser Biscuits

Malteser Biscuits Makes 55 250g butter, softened 1/3 C white sugar 1/3 C brown sugar, firmly packed 1/2 C condensed milk 2 tsps vanilla essence 165g packet maltesers, roughly chopped 2 C self -raising flour, sifted 1/2 C plain flour, sifted 1. Preheat oven to 180C. 2. Beat butter...

Maple and Pecan Biscuits

Maple and Pecan Biscuits Makes: about 60 185g unsalted butter, softened 185g soft brown sugar 60ml (1/4 cup) maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 egg or egg substitute 280g plain all purpose flour, sifted 1 tsp baking powder 120g finely chopped pecans whole pecans to decorate 1. Cream...

Melting Moments

Melting Moments 125g butter or marg 100g sugar 1 egg vanilla essence 150g self-raising flour crushed cornflakes Cream butter and sugar and beat in egg and a few drops of vanilla. Work in flour and mix to a smooth dough. Wet the hands, divide the mixture into small balls....

Melting Moments

Melting Moments 125g butter 2 tbsp icing sugar, sifted 1/2 cup cornflour, sifted 1/2 cup plain flour, sifted 125g dark chocolate, chopped 15g solid white vegetable shortening Orange Cream: 30g butter 3 tbsp icing sugar, sifted 1 tsp grated orange rind 1 tsp Cointreau 1 tsp orange juice Cream...

Mem’s Pastry

Mem’s Pastry This is a sweet pastry recipe you can use for things like biscuits and sweet pie pastry. 4 Tbsp Margarine 3/4 Cup Sugar 1 Egg 1 Cup Plain Flour 1 Cup SR Flour Cream butter and sugar. Then add egg and stir. Add flour and mix in....

Mexican Chocolate Icebox Biscuits

Mexican Chocolate Icebox Biscuits Makes about 4 dozen 1/2 cup flour 3/4 cup quality dutch-process unsweetened cocoa 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2–3/4 tsp cayenne 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1 egg 12 Tbsp cold unsalted butter, cut...

Mexican Wedding Biscuits

Mexican Wedding Biscuits 70g hazelnuts 1 tsp vanilla 250g unsalted butter-room temp 2 cups plain flour, sifted 1/2 cup icing sugar,sifted icing sugar for coating # Preheat oven 175c. # Spread the nuts on a shallow baking tray and roast 12-15 minutes or until the skins have darkened and...

Milk Chocolate and Macadamia Cookies

Milk Chocolate and Macadamia Cookies 125g butter 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 3/4 cups self raising flour 3/4 cup (100g) macadamia nuts, chopped 200g Cadbury Milk Cooking Chocolate, roughly chopped 1. Preheat oven to 190ºC conventional or...

Milo Biscuits

Milo Biscuits 125 g butter 1 cup caster sugar 1 1/2 cups self raising flour, sifted 1/4 cup Milo 1/4 cup sultanas (optional) 1 egg, beaten 1. Cream butter and sugar together. 2. Add egg and the Milo, then the flour. 3. Fold in the sultanas if desired. 4....

Mini Raspberry Melting Moments

Mini Raspberry Melting Moments Serves 16 125g unsalted butter, softened 1/3 cup pure icing sugar, sifted 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 cup plain flour 2 tablespoons custard powder pure icing sugar, to serve Raspberry Filling: 60g unsalted butter, softened 1/4 teaspoon vanilla essence 1/2-3/4 cup pure icing sugar, sifted...

Mocha Biscuits

Mocha Biscuits 175g unsalted butter 3 tablespoons castor sugar 1 cup ground hazelnuts 1 cup plain flour 100g dark coverture chocolate – chopped roughly 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 tablespoons espresso coffee – very strong 50 whole hazelnuts for decoration Preheat oven 170C (350F). Cream butter and sugar...

Monkey Delights

Monkey Delights 1 cup self-raising flour 1 cup coconut 1 cup sugar 1 cup peanuts 1/4 (2oz) cup melted butter 1 egg few drops vanilla 1. Mix dry ingredients. Add melted butter then beat egg and vanilla. 2. Place small pieces on greased tray and press each portion with...

Monte Carlo Biscuits

Monte Carlo Biscuits 125g softened butter 1 cup brown sugar 1 egg 2 tablespoons honey a pinch of salt 2 cups self raising flour 1/3 cup raspberry jam, warmed 2 cups icing sugar 15g softened butter, extra 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2-3 tablespoons milk Preheat oven to 180°C. Line...

Muesli Cookies

Muesli Cookies 1 cup muesli 1 cup coconut 1 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup SR flour 1/2 cup raw sugar 1 tablespoon honey 1 egg 3/4 cup butter 1/4 cup sesame seeds 1. Set oven to 180C. 2. Grease trays and collect ingredients and utensils. 3. Place butter in...

Neiman-Marcus Cookies

Neiman-Marcus Cookies 2 cups butter 24 oz. (681g) chocolate chips 4 cups flour 2 cups brown sugar 2 tsp. (Bicarb) soda 1 tsp. salt 2 cups sugar 18 oz. (511g) Hershey Bar/Cadbury Chocolate (grated) 5 cups blended oatmeal 2 tsp. vanilla 2 tsp. baking powder 4 eggs 3 cups...

No Bake Fudge Cookies

No Bake Fudge Cookies 400 g white sugar 120 ml milk 115 g butter 195 g peanut butter 245 g quick cooking oats 30 g unsweetened cocoa powder 5 ml vanilla extract 70 g raisins 1. In a large saucepan combine, 2 cups sugar, 1/2 cup milk, 1/2 cup...

Noel Hazelnut Cookies

Noel Hazelnut Cookies 1 1/4 cups plain flour Pinch of salt 1/4 cup castor sugar 60g ground hazelnuts 90g unsalted butter 2 egg yolks 1 tablespoon cocoa powder, sifted 1 egg white, lightly beaten 1. Buffer several baking trays. Sift flour, salt and sugar into a bowl, then mix...

Nutty Apple Cookies

Nutty Apple Cookies 1/2 cup shortening 1-1/4 cups packed brown sugar 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar 1 egg 1/2 cup apple juice 2-1/4 cups whole wheat pastry flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp. ground cloves 1/4 tsp. salt 1 medium tart apple, peeled,...

Oat Biscuits

Oat Biscuits 1.5 cups rolled oats 1 flavoured oats sachet 200g cold butter, chopped 150g wholemeal plain flour 50g plain flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons milk Preheat oven to 160°C or 140°C fan-forced. Process rolled oats for approx 30...

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup quick cooking oats Filling:...

Orange Melting Moments

Orange Melting Moments Makes about 20. 175g butter, softened 100g (2/3 cup) icing sugar, sifted 1-2 teaspoons finely grated orange zest 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 tablespoons cornflour 325g (1 1/2 cups) flour, sifted Filling: 75g butter, softened 150g (1 cup) icing sugar, sifted 1 tablespoon orange juice 1. Preheat...

Party Biscuits

Party Biscuits 300g plain flour pinch salt 1tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon (or nutmeg, optional) 100g butter, diced 100g light muscovado sugar (or soft brown sugar) 2 eggs 60g golden syrup Sieve together the dry ingredients. Rub in the butter then stir in the sugar. With a fork,...

Passionfruit Shortbread Biscuits

Passionfruit Shortbread Biscuits This recipe makes 30 biscuits. 180g butter, softened 100g pure icing sugar 100g cornflour, sifted 180g self raising flour 3 passionfruit, pulp only 1 teaspoon lemon zest, fine Icing 50g butter 1 cup icing sugar 2 passionfruit, pulp only Preheat oven to 220°C. Cream butter, zest...

Peanut Biscuits

Peanut Biscuits Dairy and Gluten Free 1/2 cup non dairy margarine 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup crunchy peanut butter 2/3 cup brown or white rice flour 1tsp mixed spice pinch of sea salt 1/2 cup unsalted peanuts 1. Preheat oven to 180deg. Using an electric beater, cream the...

Peanut Biscuits

Peanut Biscuits Dairy and Gluten Free 1/2 cup non dairy margarine 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup crunchy peanut butter 2/3 cup brown or white rice flour 1 tsp mixed spice pinch of sea salt 1/2 cup unsalted peanuts 1. Preheat oven to 180c. Using an electric beater, cream...

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cookies

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cookies 1 cup caster sugar 1 cup crunchy peanut butter 1 egg 200g chopped milk chocolate 1/4 cup pure cream 1. Preheat the oven to 160°C fan-forced. Grease and line an oven tray. 2. Combine the sugar, peanut butter and egg in a medium bowl;...

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies 515 g peanut butter 400 g white sugar 2 eggs 10 g baking soda 1 g salt 5 ml vanilla extract 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets. 2. In a medium bowl, stir peanut butter and sugar together until...

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies Makes : 2 dozen 1 cup peanut butter (creamy or chunky) 1 cup sugar 1 large egg 1 tsp baking soda Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease baking sheets. In a bowl with an electric mixer beat together peanut butter and sugar until combined well....

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup margarine, soft 1/2 cup peanut butter 2 tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg 1 3/4 cup plain flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt sugar Heat oven to 180 degrees C (or 375 degrees F)....

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies 375g jar crunchy peanut butter 1 cup caster sugar 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 cup macadamia nuts, chopped 1/2 cup milk choc bits 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. 2. Place peanut butter, sugar and egg into a mixing bowl....

Peanut Cookies

Peanut Cookies 4 tbsp butter 2/3 cup brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup chopped raw peanuts 1 tbsp golden syrup 1 egg 2 cups self-raising flour Cream the butter, sugar, vanilla and syrup. Add the egg and beat just till blended. Add the flour and nuts, mixing thoroughly...

Peanut Cookies

Peanut Cookies 250g margarine 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla essence Mix all this together really well. Add 2 cups plain flour. Mix again. In another bowl mix: 1 1/2 cups rolled oats 1 cup cornflakes 250g salted peanuts. Add first mixture to second mixture and...

Peanut Cookies

Peanut Cookies 125g butter 1/4 cup (65g) crunchy peanut butter 3/4 cup (150g) firmly packed brown sugar 1 egg 1 1/2 cups (225g) gluten-free plain flour 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 3/4 cup (110g) roasted unsalted peanuts, toasted 1. Preheat the oven to moderate (180 C). Lightly grease oven...

Petite Passionfruit Melting Moments

Petite Passionfruit Melting Moments Makes: about 30 The filling for these biscuits can be made up to 2 days ahead and kept, covered with plastic wrap, in the fridge. Remove it from the fridge about 30 minutes before using. The biscuits can be filled up to 1 day ahead...

Pine Nut Butter Cookies

Pine Nut Butter Cookies 100g butter 100g caster sugar 50g Demerara sugar 1 large egg 250g self raising flour 100g pine nuts Preheat oven gas 4/180C. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper, beat the butter and sugars together til creamy. Add the egg, then the flour and nuts;...

Pumpkin Cookies

Pumpkin Cookies 2 1/2 cups flour of choice 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup margarine 1/4 cup pure maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup mashed pumpkin mash 1. Preheat oven to 190c. Combine flour,...

Pumpkin Cookies

Pumpkin Cookies 2 1/2 cups flour of choice 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup margarine 1/4 cup pure maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup mashed pumpkin mash Preheat oven to 190c. Combine flour, cinnamon,...

Raspberry Macarons

Raspberry Macarons Makes: 16 filled 3 egg whites (extra large), at room temperature 1/4 cup (60g) caster sugar few drops pink food colouring 1 1/4 cups (195g) soft icing mixture, sifted 1 cup (120g) ground almonds 1 tsp lemon rind, finely grated Raspberry Cream: 1/4 cup (60ml) thickened cream...

Raspberry-Cream Sandwich Cookies

Raspberry-Cream Sandwich Cookies 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/4 sticks (10 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened 1 1/2 cups plus 2 teaspoons sugar 1 large egg 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1 vanilla bean, halved lenghwise, seeds scraped and reserved 6 ounces...

Refrigerator Biscuits

Refrigerator Biscuits 1 cup icing mixture sugar 250 grams softened butter 1 1/2 cups plain flour Cream butter and sugar; add in flour in two lots, mixing thoroughly. Knead on a floured board until smooth. Shape into two logs about 25cm long, wrap in cling wrap and place into...

Rich Chocolate Biscuits

Rich Chocolate Biscuits 300g plain flour, sieved 100g caster sugar 200 softened butter 1 heaped teaspoon cocoa, sieved # Grease 2 large biscuit baking trays. # Pre-heat oven to 180`c. # Cream the butter and sugar all together in a bowl. # Add the flour and cocoa and mix....

Rich Chocolate Chunk Biscuits

Rich Chocolate Chunk Biscuits Makes: about 24 These biscuits will keep in an airtight jar or container for up to 1 week. 200g good-quality dark chocolate, chopped 125g unsalted butter, cubed, at room temperature 100g (1/2 cup, firmly packed) brown sugar 2 eggs 190g (1 1/4 cups) plain flour...

Shortbread

Shortbread 250g butter 2 Tablespoons ground rice or rice flour 1/2 cup icing sugar 2 cups plain flour Rub butter into sifted ingredients, press firmly together. Turn onto lightly floured surface and knead lightly until smooth. Shortbread can be cooked in many ways such as: Press mixture evenly into...

Shortbread

Shortbread melted butter, to grease 250g butter, at room temperature 100g (1/2 cup) caster sugar 300g (2 cups) plain flour, sifted 90g (1/2 cup) rice flour, sifted 1. Preheat oven to 150°C. Brush 2 baking trays with melted butter to grease. Use an electric beater to beat the butter...

Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodles Makes about 36 cookies 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1. In a medium mixing bowl beat butter with an...

Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodles 250 grams butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup (110 grams) firmly packed brown sugar 1 cup castor sugar 2 eggs 2 3/4 cups (410 grams) plain flour 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1/2 teaspoon of ground nutmeg 1 tablespoon caster sugar, extra 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon Beat...

Spiced Treacle Biscuits

Photo by Julie O’Malley Spiced Treacle Biscuits 340g butter, softened 1 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup treacle 2 eggs 1/2 tsp vanilla paste (or 1 tsp vanilla extract) 480g flour 1 Tbsp bicarb soda 2 tsp cinnamon 2 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground allspice 1/2 tsp ground cloves...

Sweet Cinnamon Biscuits

Sweet Cinnamon Biscuits 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup vegetable oil 3/4 cup buttermilk 8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup milk (optional) 1.Lightly grease a 9-inch round baking pan....

The Ultimate Choc Chip Biscuits

The Ultimate Choc Chip Biscuits 3/4 cup of margarine 1/3 cup castor sugar 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 tsp of vanilla 1 and 1/3 cup of Plain Flour (sifted) 1/3 tsp baking powder pinch salt 1 x 250 gm packet of choc chips 1. Cream butter and...

Thermo White Choc and Macadamia Cookies (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley Thermo White Choc and Macadamia Cookies (Thermomix) 200g macadamia nuts, unsalted 200g butter, room temperature 100g raw sugar 80g brown sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs 300g plain flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 200g white chocolate buttons Place nuts in TM bowl, chop for 2...

Tollhouse cookies

Tollhouse cookies 125g butter 1/4 cup peanut butter 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1 egg, lightly beaten 3/4 cup plain flour 3/4 cup SR flour 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 cup choc chips 1/2 cup chopped nuts Melt butter and peanut butter on stove until just combined. Allow...

Traditional Shortbread

Traditional Shortbread Makes about 40 2 cups plain flour 2 tablespoons rice flour 1/3 cup icing sugar 250g butter, cubed Pecan Shapes 1/2 cup chopped pecans (or other nuts) 1. Sift flours and icing sugar together. Rub in butter using fingertips, until mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Press together. 2. Turn...

Triple Choc Chip Cookies

Triple Choc Chip Cookies 1/2 cup castor sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 175g butter or margarine 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 Egg 3/4 cup plain flour 1 cup self-raising flour 1/2 cup each dark choc bits, milk choc bits, white choc bits 1. Preheat oven to moderate 180°C. 2....

Triple Choc Chip Cookies

Triple Choc Chip Cookies 1/2 cup castor sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 175g butter or margarine 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 Egg 3/4 cup plain flour 1 cup self raising flour 1/2 cup each dark choc bits, milk choc bits, white choc bits 1. Preheat oven to moderate 180°C....

Tuscan Nut Biscuits

Tuscan Nut Biscuits Makes: Approx 30 2 cups plain flour 1/4 tsp baking powder pinch sail 2 eggs grated rind 1 orange 1 cup caster sugar 120g whole unblanched almonds 80g pinenuts 1/2 cup white choc bits 100g dark melts, melted 1. Preheat oven to 190c. Grease and line...

Vanilla Biscuits

Vanilla Biscuits 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 egg 1 3/4 cups SR flour 1. Set oven to 160°C. 2. Collect all utensils and ingredients. 3. Grease oven slide, beat egg lightly. 4. Beat butter, sugar and vanilla until it’s cream colour. 5. Gradually...

Vanilla Butter Biscuits

Vanilla Butter Biscuits Makes: about 20 Prep: 20 mins (+ 20 mins chilling time) Cooking: 18-20 mins You can use this basic recipe to make you own variations – try adding dried fruit (like sultanas, raisins, currants or apples) to the biscuit dough or spice it up with 2tsp...

Vanilla Sugar Cookies

Photo by EmmCee Vanilla Sugar Cookies Makes around 25 – 30 medium sized cookies 200g castor sugar (OR 100g castor sugar and 100g icing sugar) 2 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 450g plain flour 200g unsalted butter, at room temperature 1. In a bowl or kitchen mixer with...

Wagon Wheels

Photo by Julie O’Malley Wagon Wheels 60g butter 100g (1/2 cup) firmly packed brown sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla essence 225g (1 1/2 cups) plain flour, sifted 110g (1/2 cup) caster sugar 1/2 cup water 3/4 tblsp gelatine powder 1 tsp vanilla essence 2 tblsp raspberry jam 150g...

Weekender Biscuit

Weekender Biscuit 125g butter 1/3 cup (75g) caster sugar 1 egg, lightly beaten 2/3 cup (110g) sultanas 1 cup (150g) S.R flour 1 1/2 cups (120g) crushed cornflakes Beat butter and sugar in a small bowl with electric mixer until smooth, add egg, beat until combined. Stir in sultanas...

Weekender Biscuits

Weekender Biscuits 1/2 cup butter 1/3 cup sugar 1 egg 2/3 cup sultanas 1 cup SR flour 1 cup cornflakes (lightly crushed) 1. Set oven to 180C. 2. Collect all utensils and ingredients. 3. Grease oven trays. 4. Lightly beat egg, sift flour. 5. Cream butter and sugar until...

Weekender Biscuits

Weekender Biscuits 125 g margarine 85 ml sugar 1 egg 165 ml sultanas 250 ml self-raising flour 375 ml cornflakes, lightly crushed Cream margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and beat well. Fold in sifted flour and sultanas. Drop teaspoonfuls of mixture into corn flakes and...

White Choc Macadamia Cookies

Photo by Sares White Choc Macadamia Cookies Makes approx 24 cookies depending on size. 125g butter 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg 1 3/4 cups self raising flour 1 cup white chocolate chips 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts 1. Preheat oven...

White Chocolate and Macadamia Cookies

White Chocolate and Macadamia Cookies 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 small egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 cup self raising flour 1 cup white chocolate chips 1/2 cup roughly chopped macadamia nuts In a large mixing bowl, cream butter/margarine. Add...

White Chocolate and Macadamia Shortbread

White Chocolate and Macadamia Shortbread Serving size: Serves 10 or more 2 1/4 cups plain flour 2 tablespoons rice flour 1/3 cup icing sugar 250g butter, cubed 3/4 cup macadamia nuts, toasted, chopped 50g white chocolate, finely chopped plus extra 100g, melted 1. Preheat oven to moderate, 180°C. Lightly...

White Chocolate Bliss Macadamia Cookies

White Chocolate Bliss Macadamia Cookies 1 pkg (8 squares) semisweet baking chocolate 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or regular margarine, softened 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup flour 1/4 tsp baking powder 1 pkg white baking chocolate, coarsely chopped (1 cup) 2...

White Chocolate Chunk-Macadamia Cookies

White Chocolate Chunk-Macadamia Cookies 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 1/2 cup shortening 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 package (6 ounces) white baking bars (white chocolate), cut...

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 (12-ounce) package or 2 cups white chocolate chips...

White-Chocolate Macadamia Cookies

White-Chocolate Macadamia Cookies 1 1/4 cups plain flour 3/4 cup sugar 125g butter, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 large egg 250g white chocolate bits 1 cup macadamia nuts, chopped Preheat oven to 180C. Into large bowl, measure first 7 ingredients. With...

White-Christmas Bells

White-Christmas Bells Makes 6 1 cup full-cream powdered milk 1 cup pure icing sugar 1 cup desiccated coconut 3 cups Rice Bubbles 125g glace ginger, chopped 1 tsp vanilla essence 250g copha, melted 1. Sift the powdered milk and icing sugar into a large bowl. Add coconut, Rice Bubbles...

Whoopie Pies

Photo by EmmCee Whoopie Pies Makes six For the Pies: 115g soft butter 200g brown sugar 1 egg 5ml vanilla essence 225ml buttermilk 60g cocoa powder 5g bicarbonate of soda 190g plain flour For the Filling: 450g Philadelphia cream cheese 150g butter 300g sifted icing sugar 10ml vanilla essence...

Yo Yo Biscuits

Yo Yo Biscuits Biscuits: 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1/4 cup custard powder few drops vanilla essence 175g butter 1/4 cup icing sugar Butter Filling: 50g butter, softened 1/2 cup icing sugar 2 tablespoons custard powder Cream butter and icing sugar together until light and fluffy. Add vanilla. Sift...

YoYo’s

Photo by Alecia YoYo’s 175g Butter, softened 1/4 cup icing sugar few drops vanilla essence 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1/4 cup custard powder Butter Filling: 50g Butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons custard powder 1. Cream the butter and icing sugar until light and fluffy, add vanilla....