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Butter Biscuits Recipe

Course Cookies
Cuisine Andhra, Indian
Servings 9 Cookies


  • All Purpose Flour / Maida - 130 gm
  • Custard Powder - 1 1/2 tbs
  • Baking Powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Butter - 100 gm
  • Powdered Sugar - 50 gm
  • Vanilla Essence / Karachi Biscuit Essence - 1/2 tsp


  • In a bowl mix together maida, custard powder, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • In another bowl, add butter and powdered sugar along with vanilla and beat until creamy.
  • Add in the flour mix and gently mix to form a smooth dough.
  • Place the dough between two parchment papers and roll into a 1/4" thick disc.
  • Using a cookie cutter, cut them into rounds.
  • Gently transfer them to a parchment lined tray.
  • Knead the remaining dough and again roll it and cut it into rounds.
  • Once all the dough is used up, place the tray in fridge for 30 - 45 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 175°C.
  • Bake the cookies for 10 minutes.
  • Remove them and allow them to cool on the tray itself.
  • Store them in airtight box and serve along with a cup of coffee.