Star biscuits

These raspberry filled biscuits are fun to make and look delicious, piled up on a plate and dusted with icing sugar.

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Makes 15 small_piece
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Star biscuits


Star biscuits
  • 225 gram butter
  • 3/4 cup icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup raspberry jam
  • icing sugar for dusting


  • 1
    Preheat oven to 160°C. Beat butter, icing sugar and vanilla until pale and creamy. Add flour and mix well.
  • 2
    Tip dough onto the bench and knead thoroughly. Roll dough out into a 1cm-thick rectangle.
  • 3
    Cut out 30 stars with a cookie cutter approximately 6cm in diameter. Using a 3cm star cutter, cut a star shape out of the centre of 15 of the biscuits.
  • 4
    Place biscuits on a baking tray and cook for 10 to 12 minutes until firm. Cool on a wire rack, then spread the 15 full biscuits with raspberry jam and top with a cutout biscuit. Dust with icing sugar.

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