Melting Biscuits

Melting Biscuits


"Traditional English biscuits that melt in your mouth."


servings 73 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 73 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 4.1 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.2g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.8 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 118 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F(190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg yolk and vanilla extract. Sift together the flour, cornstarch, and salt; stir into the butter mixture. Shape dough into 20 to 24 small balls, about 1/2 inch in diameter. Roll each ball in the oats and place about 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
  3. Bake 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown. Let cool on wire rack. Store in an airtight tin.
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  1. 29 Ratings


These are a nice butter cookie. I mixed the oats in because I was too lazy to roll the cookies in them :) My husband looked at the title of the recipe before I made them and when he walked in wh...

These are delicious! But because I can never seem to leave a recipe alone, I made a few changes. I used butter-flavored shortening (since I have an abundance of it), omitted the oats, and replac...

I had planned to have these with our main meal, but as I made them I kept thinking "These seem more like cookies than biscuits." Then it dawned on me that in the UK, biscuits ARE cookies! That...

Delicious! My British ex-pat husband requested that I mix oats into the dough. I add about 3-4 handfuls at the very end. I also add an extra tablespoon cornstarch to make them crispier. And beca...

Simply amazing. The rolled oats gives extra crunch & texture to the deliciously crisp cookie. Don't omit it, okay? (:

Comes out perfect every time. I add some vanilla sugar to the oatmeal to make it slightly sweeter. Try not to substitute margarine for butter if you can help it, it really doesn't do the recipe ...

I too made my own self-rising flour by adding 1/2 tsp baking power and 1/8 tsp salt to the flour. Turned out great. My husband loves these because they are not too sweet. Rolling them in oats...

I love this recipe it is very good!!!!! Great snack!!

Really good straight out of the oven. These cookies really do melt. The first time I made them I made a horrible mistake! I didn't have any self-raising flour and I heard that if you put in 1 ts...