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“This cut-out cookie is well tried and tested. Can be used as a plain cookie or cover in chocolate, or as I do; sandwich them together with cream and fruit for dessert. They are light and fluffy and melt in the mouth. Always a winner in my house.”
20 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift flour, cornflour, and salt into a bowl.
  2. Beat butter and icing sugar together until creamy.
  3. Add dry ingredients.
  4. Beat until the mixture is smooth and makes a soft dough.
  5. Roll out and cut out to desired shape and size.
  6. Place onto lightly greased baking sheet.
  7. Place in a pre-heated 150 degrees Celsius oven.
  8. Bake for about 15 minutes.
  9. The cookies should stay a pale colour.
  10. Do not overcook.
  11. Cool on a wire rack.
  12. Dust with icing sugar or dip into chocolate. Or, top one with whipped cream; put cut fruit around the edge; a little syrup on top; top with another cookie.
  13. They make great strawberry shortcakes.

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