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12Total Time
50Prep Time
12Bake Time

Vanilla Star Biscuits

Quick and easy

9 Reviews

  • Nut Free
  • Vegetarian

About the bake

These vanilla star biscuits are perfect for giving as a gift during the holiday season, and if there are a few spares you could maybe even have one or two for yourself!

If you're a vanilla fan, you'll love our vanilla cupcakes.

12Total Time
50Prep Time
12Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C fan, 350°F, gas mark 4). Line 2 baking trays with non-stick baking paper.

  2. Step 2:

    Cream the butter, sugar and vanilla extract together in a mixing bowl until creamy. Add the egg and continue to mix , gradually adding the flour until you reach a soft dough. Wrap in clingfilm and chill for 30 minutes.

  3. Step 3:

    Roll out the dough 5mm/1/4" thick on a surface dusted with a little flour. Cut out 40 stars. Place on the baking trays and bake for about 15 minutes until golden brown. Remove and cool on a wire rack.

  4. Step 4:

    To decorate, melt the white chocolate and drizzle over the top of the stars. Leave to set. 


    If you'd rather decorate your biscuits with royal icing, this video will show you how:


    • 150g Butter (unsalted)
    • 75g Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
    • 2 tsp Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract
    • 300g Allinson's plain white flour
    • 1 Egg
    • 150g White chocolate

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