Bee's vanilla cookie dough
Bee’s Vanilla Cookie Dough & Baking Masterclass
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
A classic cookie dough recipe which can be adapted to suit your tastes.
Course: Biscuits/Cookies, Snack, Tea Time
Cuisine: British
Keyword: Bee's vanilla cookie dough
Author: Laura Scott
  • 700 g plain flour
  • 350 g cold butter
  • 350 g caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence
  • Optional extras chocolate chips, lemon/orange zest, rose essence & petals, rosemary, thyme
  1. In a large bowl, crush the butter into the flour with your hands until you have a bowl of something resembling breadcrumbs.
  2. Add in your sugar and mix, then pour in your essence and eggs. Bring the mix together to form a dough using a wooden spoon or your hands.
  3. Roll the dough into a flat large rectangle, wrap in cling film and chill for at least 30 minutes.
  4. After chilling, roll, cut or shape your cookies as you like.
  5. Bake on a lined baking tray at 175 degrees for between 8-10 minutes depending on the size of the cookies.
Recipe Notes

This recipe makes lots of cookies. You can freeze any excess dough for up to 3 months.