This is a base recipe. The idea is that you can add lots of different flavours like:
– chocolate chips
– cornflakes
– chia seeds and or sesame seeds
– sultanas
– cranberries
– jam (make a dip in the middle to put the jam into)
– ginger
– orange or lemon zest
– nuts (peanuts, macadamia, walnut)
– peanut butter
– spices (nutmeg, mixed spice, cinnamon)
– smarties
– lollies (chopped)
And you can do combinations of ingredients like fruit and nut, chocolate & ginger, white chocolate & cranberry, mixed cereals (great way to finish off nearly empty packets).


Ingredients (makes 75 biscuits)

  • 500 grams butter
  • 305 grams condensed milk (1 tin)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 cups self raising flour

Method

  1. Cream together butter and sugar
  2. Add condensed milk
  3. Add sifted flour and form a dough Add flavours
  4. Roll into teaspoon sized balls and press with a fork
  5. Please on a baking tray (lined with baking paper)
  6. Bake at 180 degrees until golden brown (around 10-15 minutes)

Notes... You can also freeze this dough so it is great to make in larger quantities to use later. After adding the flaourings roll the dough into a log (about 4cm thick). Roll into a sheet of baking paper, then cling wrap. Mark what flavour it is and put on a flat surface in the freezer. When you want to use it cut from frozen the number of biscuits you want (about 4mm thick) and bake as per fresh.
  • Always good to have a base recipe. Thanks for the ideas.

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  • A delicious recipe,the biscuits would be perfect for afternoon tea! Thanks!

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  • Thanks for the biscuit recipe – love a good basic recipe and love making biscuits.

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  • this is a great idea to have on hand .. thanks

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  • Thanx for sharing this yummy recepie

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  • i will share this recipe. it is such a good basic one

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  • Looks yummy and delicious must give it a try

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  • great idea
    thanks for posting

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  • this is the perfect base for a biscuit, thanks for sharing, printing this one out

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  • looks great..i will have to try this

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  • Great recipe and love the flavors

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  • So easy, and freezing the dough would mean you could have fresh-baked cookies any time of the day or night. So many ways to vary the mixture too.

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  • lots of great ideas on what to add to them

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  • this looks so yummy thanku for sharing

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  • Great recipe, very detailed. love the flavour suggestions.

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