Quick Vanilla Cookies- Lockdown Snack

With us being at home during the lockdown we constantly need snacks to munch on while working or for our Netflix and Chill sessions! Here’s a very simple, crunchy and delicious vanilla cookie recipe to make for yourself and your family to fill up the cookie/snack jar!



3 1/2 Cups flour

250g Butter/Margarine (room temperature)

2 cups  White sugar

2 Eggs

2 Teaspoons baking powder

Pinch of salt

1 Tablespoon Vanilla essence



  1. Preheat the oven at 200 degrees Celsius. Prepare your baking tray and line with baking paper (If you do not have baking paper -lightly butter the tray and dust with flour to prevent sticking).
  2. Cream/Mix the sugar and the butter/margarine together in a bowl with a wooden spoon.
  3. Beat the eggs in a separate bowl.
  4. Mix the eggs with the butter and sugar mixture and add vanilla essence (mix thoroughly).
  5. Add the dry ingredients- flour and salt-and mix until you get a soft dough.
  6.  Spoon out a small amount of the cookie dough mixture into your hands and shape into small balls with your hands and press the balls with a fork.
  7. Bake for 15-20 minutes and then cool on a cooling rack.
  8. Enjoy with a glass of milk or with any hot beverage you prefer!


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