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Quick bake cookies

In the mood for baking a quick batch of delicious cookies? Read on... Get the hot chocolate ready, turn on the fire place and just relax. This year, we have the perfect recipe for Christmas biscuits. These lemon flavoured cookies are so easy to make and they taste so good. They are sugar free and take under an hour to finish. You can find more sugar-free recipes like this one and more over on our blog or check out Natvia's archive of dessert videos over at Healthy Treats!

Prep time 35 mins

Bake time 20 mins

Serves 20


0.66 cup Unsalted butter, softened to room temperature

1 tablespoon NATVIA

2 teaspoon Vanilla bean paste or good quality vanilla extract

3 cup Plain Flour 

0 half Lemon, rind finely grated

3 teaspoon Lemon Juice


  1. Preheat the oven to a slow 150°C (130°C fan forced) and line a large tray with baking paper.Extract the vanilla bean paste by slicing the vanilla bean lengthways.
  2. Gently scrape your knife along the inside of the bean.Using an electric mixer, cream the softened butter with Natvia and Vanilla paste for 8 minutes on high speed, or until very pale and fluffy, scraping down the sides of the bowl regular.
  3. Reduce the speed to low and add the lemon rind, flour. And enough lemon juice to form a soft dough, mixing very lightly. Knead lightly with your hands until soft and pliable. Do not over work.
  4. Press into a ball and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate 15 minutes.Roll out the cooled mix between sheets of baking paper to a large square.
  5. Refrigerate for a further 10 minutes if is not firm.
  6. Cut into small squares or desired shape with a floured cutter and gently transfer to your prepared baking trays.
  7. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until firm.
  8. Allow trays and shortbread to cool completely before moving as shortbread is naturally very delicate.
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