Vanilla Shrewsbury Biscuits

Delight in our Vanilla Shrewsbury Biscuits, a delightful spin on the classic treat! Savor the scrumptious two-layered biscuit, brought together by a rich, fruity jam filling. These delectable cookies offer a perfect blend of crumbly texture and sweet flavors, making them an irresistible addition to your favorite teatime indulgences.

  • 1 cup sugar, granulated
  • 0.75 cup butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 eggs, large
  • 2.5 cup flour, all purpose
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 0.25 tsp salt
  • 4 tbsp raspberry jam
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (180°C)
  2. Beat sugar, butter, vanilla and eggs together
  3. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. Cover cookie sheet with baking paper
  5. On lightly floured surface, roll small portions of the dough 5mm (1/5 inch) thick.
  6. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters
  7. Remove centers on half the biscuits.
  8. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until cookies are very light brown
  9. Transfer to cooling rack. Once cooled jam and join biscuits


  1. It is delicate work transferring the very thin cookie shapes to the baking paper. You may wish to try removing the centers after cookie shape is on baking paper.
  2. Baking paper is available at most supermarkets and will handle 200-220 degrees dependant on brand. Read your packet to determine the correct temperature range.
  3. Nutritional values will differ depending on ingredients.
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