Custard Cookies

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Average: 4.8 (5 votes)
Servings 
40 cookies

Tiny and delicious bites of the most melt-in-your mouth, crumbly cookies ever!! Easy to make, and they taste outstanding!

Ingredients
2 cups
all-purpose/plain flour
1/2 cup
custard powder
1/2 cup
pure icing sugar
250gm
unsalted butter
1 tsp.
vanilla essence
Instructions 

Bring the butter to room temperature. Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees C.

If you have a food processor, mix the butter with icing and vanilla. Process for a couple of minutes or until well combined. You can use a hand-mixer.

Add the flour and custard. Pulse until JUST well combined. Do not over-process coz then your cookies won't have a fine delicate crumbly texture.

Shape as desired and bake on greased trays! (12-15minutes)

I rolled teeny balls with my hands, placed them on the tray and flattened them slightly with a fork. Dip the fork in flour to avoid it sticking to the cookies. If the cookies crumble or crack during shaping, add a few drops of milk and try again.

 

Comments

good Alhamdulillah

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W/Salaam, have never used a microwave for baking.

Hi, can i make it chocolate ! like adding cocoa ?

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Hi, yes just replace some of the flour with cocoa powder.

plz made some food for daibetic patients i want to learn those recipies

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Very finely powdered sugar which has cornflour added to it.

Salams, in this recipe, the "cups" that you have written, are they teh normal tea cups or can i use a mug, the normal size mug?

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W/Salaam, please use this note as a measurement guide. My Measurements

pure icing sugar???

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Yes

dear fauzia yeh biscuits sooper n bakery biscuit jese hongai ya hard?

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Hi! I got my partner to translate for me because I do not speak Urdu. No idea how Sooper n Bakery biscuits usually are, but these are the crumbly melt-in-your-mouth kind of cookies.

thanksssssss soon i will try rose rolls

as.kum iwant to ask about butter,if i dont have butter can i use magarine like blue band,does it work with your recepies,plsss.

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W/Salaam, yes that is fine, you can use Blue Band margarine.

Apa what is icing sugar??

can u name a durable food processor which can grind dry ingredients,chop,slice,puree vegetables and mix dough.

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Moulinex is good.

Tried ur custard cookie....they were simply awesome!! Thanks for ur recipie :)

salam sis can we use margarine intead of butter

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It won't taste the same but yes you can.

Salam, pls can I use normal sugar instead of d icing sugar?

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W/Salaam, no please use icing sugar for this recipe otherwise the results will not be the same.

salams...thank you so much for this recipe..it was a hit xxx

Hi can I use butter "Mill" or "tara"? thanks

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Hi, sorry I don't know those brands.

Which flour? Plain?

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Yes.

hi fauzia i just want to ask if we can use custard of any flavor or a specific flavor will work best regards

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Hi! I use vanilla/plain flavoured. Any flavour will work though.

my kid lov dis cookies.can u gv some kid speciel dishes please

Assalamu alaikum fauziaji...i am a big fan of u till now which ever recipe i tried of urs was a big hit say, chicken bread, pizza rolls, bread cones and alll...in am at present making ur nutty fruity biscuits.... I just wanted to ask does these custard biscuits tast like gooday biscuits? Thank u very much for all ur recipes and the wonderful description of it... Luvv fadia

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W/Salaam, thanks for your lovely feedback. Sorry but I don't know what gooday biscuits are so cannot be sure if those resemble these.

Aslm Alkm, I tried out the recipe n the cookies were hard. What did I do wrong as all the other recipes I've tried out have been super

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W/Salaam, did you make any changes to the recipe at all? Did you overmix the cookie dough? How long did you bake them for?

Assalamwalaikum, want to knw if there is baking powder or s.b.c?

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W/Salaam, nope neither baking powder nor baking soda needed in this recipe.

Plain flour means .... Wheat flour or maida flour ?

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Maida.

Aslm Alkm Fauzia. Thank you so much for your delicious recipes...am ur big fan! Kindly what's maida? What flour type is it? I thought one could use wheat flour instead....

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W/Salaam, maida is the same as plain flour or all purpose flour.

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Temperature is included in the recipe.

I want to know the gas mark for this temperature.

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Gas Mark 4.

What will be the temperature of the oven?

Salam Aleikum.
I would like to ask..will it be ok if i use finely grinded sugar instead of the icing sugar?

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W/Salaam, icing sugar has cornflour in it which gives the cookies a melt-in-mouth texture. Grinded sugar will not have the extra ingredient. You can add 2 tbsp of cornflour in every cup of sugar then grind together and use.

Salam ur doing a great job:)
As I will be making d icing sugar at home I wanted to know how much of colour should I use? Four tbsp? and mixed with sugar or flour?

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