Ingredient Biscuits

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Baking Time: 10 – 12 minutes

Makes: about 80


  1. 250g butter or margarine
  2. 190ml (¾ cup) sugar
  3. 5ml (1 tsp) vanilla essence
  4. 1 can (397g) Nestlé Condensed Milk
  5. 10ml baking powder
  6. 1 litre (4 cups) flour


  1. Preheat oven to 180° C.
  2. Cream butter and sugar very well.
  3. Add vanilla and beat in the condensed Milk.
  4. Add baking powder and sifted flour gradually; if the dough is very stiff, do not add all the flour.
  5. Roll into balls the size of a walnut, place on a baking tray and flatten with a fork.
  6. Bake for 10 –12 minutes until light golden.


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