Basic Biscuit Recipe.

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July 1st, 2011

These fail proof biscuits are known around our house as Auntie Barb’s Bikkies and are amazingly versatile as well as being delicious!

Makes around 40 biscuits depending on what extras you add.


  • 1/2 cup dairy free margarine
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar (or any tasty dark sugar)
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground linseed
  • 1/3 cup almond meal
  • 3/4 cup desiccated coconut
  • 3/4 cup self raising wholemeal flour (or plain all purpose wholemeal flour with 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder)
  • 3/4 cup self raising flour (or plain all purpose flour with 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder)


Heat the oven to 180C / 350F.

Mix together the ground linseed with 3 tablespoons of water and set aside.

Cream together the margarine and the sugar for a few minutes using an electric beater or a whisk. Add in the linseed mixture.

Stir in all the remaining ingredients.

Make teaspoon sized balls of dough and place on a baking tray at least 2 inches apart as they will spread.

Bake for 15 minutes. Cool on a rack and then eat your tasty reward!

Note that this recipe can be used as the basis for many different cookies;