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Horseshoe Butter Biscuits

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Horseshoe Butter Biscuits

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  • Author: EsmeSalon
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 40 depending on size 1x
  • Category: Cake, Cupcakes, Cookies and Tarts
  • Method: Easy
  • Cuisine: South African


Units Scale
  • 250g butter
  • 1/2 tsp almond essence
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar sifted
  • 1/2 cup cornflour
  • About 2 1/4 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup coarsely crushed almonds
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar for dredging (also known as Castor sugar)
  • 1/4 cup roasted walnuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon chicory and coffee essence


  1. Preheat oven 180C / 350F.
  2. Cream butter, icing sugar, and essence add flour and cornflour to make a soft dough.
  3. Add crushed almonds and knead well to incorporate them into the dough.
  4. Take small pieces of dough, roll the length of your palm (about 5-6 cm long), and gently curve the edges inwards.
  5. Bake long enough to turn slightly golden in color, depending on your own oven.
  6. Dredge in caster sugar while warm.

Note: I tweaked it slightly by adding roasted walnuts as well as Chicory and coffee essence


Prepared, tried, and tested by tested Preshana from The Recipe Hunter: Tried and Tested Recipes from Home Chefs


  • Serving Size: 2 cookies
  • Calories: 205
  • Sugar: 6.1 g
  • Sodium: 2.2 mg
  • Fat: 13.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 20 g
  • Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 2.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 26.9 mg

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8 thoughts on “Horseshoe Butter Biscuits”

    • Morning Julie. Hope you will enjoy these cookies. If you love baking bread do take a look as we have plenty of bread recipes here on the blog. Hope you will also come and participate in SSPS


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