NZ Woman's Weekly

Butter biscuits

  • Meal Type

  • Total time

    30 minutes
  • Servings

  • Courses


Ready in 30 minutes, makes 76.

These may look like plain biscuits, but they are super popular and fill the cookie jar with ease!

  • 250g butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup cornflakes, crushed or 1 cup crushed Weet-Bix
  • 1/2 cup coconut
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 3 1/2 cups flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence

1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC fan bake.

2. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugars until light and fluffy.

3. Add the egg and mix well. Then add the oil. Mix thoroughly before adding in the rolled oats, corn flakes, coconut and walnuts. Stir well then combine in the flour, baking soda, salt and vanilla essence. Mix well.

4. Form into balls. Using a teaspoon, place them on ungreased trays and flatten.

5. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes and cool on the trays for a few minutes before removing to a cake rack for complete cooling.

About Annabelle White

Annabelle was born and raised in New Zealand and while she does not have formal chef’s training her love of “great honest cooking” came from watching her mother cook every day after school.

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One Response to “Butter biscuits”

  1. kamla Nov 28 2012, 9:45am

    made these biscuits yesterday,absolutely yummy ,crunchie ,melt in the mouth texture.
    loved them.
    thankyou for a great recipe
    look forward to many more delicious recipes

    kamla masala

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