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Salty short bread cookies

Course Snack
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 30 biscuits
Author Hema Magesh


  • 1.5 cups All Purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup corn flour
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence/ sugar


  • Sift together the flours and salt.
  • Powder the sugar and cream it with butter till fluffy.
  • Add the flour to it. Mix in the vanilla sugar or vanilla essence. Incorporate everything together by mixing lightly. Do not knead. 
  • Refrigerate for half an hour
  • After half an hour , make even sized roundels and place it apart from each other on a baking tray.
  • Preheat the oven at 180°C for 10 minutes.
  • Bake the cookies for about 10 - 12 minutes in the middle rack at  180°C .
  • Transfer to cooling rack , once the corners turn golden brown.
  • Store in air tight containers once cooled.