1. 250g butter, softened

  2. 1 1/2 cups (330g) caster sugar

  3. 2 large eggs

  4. 2 tsp Queen Organic Vanilla Bean Paste

  5. 2 3/4 cup (410g) plain flour

  6. 2 tsp cream of tartar

  7. 1 tsp baking soda

  8. A pinch of salt

  9. 1/3 cup (75g) caster sugar

  10. 3 tsp ground cinnamon


  1. 1

    In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat the butter and sugar until light and creamy.

  2. 2

    Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing one in thoroughly before adding the second. Beat in the vanilla bean paste.

  3. 3

    Add the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt and mix just until combined. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

  4. 4

    Pre-heat the oven to 175C fan-forced and line two trays with baking paper. Use a tablespoon of dough at a time and roll the dough into balls.

  5. 5

    Combine the sugar and cinnamon in a bowl and roll the balls of dough in the sugar until coated then place the balls on the tray leaving at least 5cm between each one.

  6. 6

    Bake for 12-14 minutes or until golden. Leave them to rest on the tray for 10 minutes and then transfer the biscuits to a wire rack to cool completely

Recipe note:

Cookies can be kept for up to 3 days in an airtight container.

Comments & Reviews

Great easy recipe, have made 2 batches in the past week. Make ideal gifts too, as everyone has loved them.