Vanilla (or any other) Crisp Biscuits

Cream butter, sugar and essence, add egg, then mix in dry ingredients. Roll into balls and press with fork. Bake 15 - 20 minutes at 160C until golden brown. Cool on a rack. Keep in airtight container to preserve crispness.

Makes about 32

Time: 15 minutes

Comments: USA - Use a heaped teaspoon baking powder.

Variation by AW Substitute 8oz flour with 1 oz cocoa, 3 oz rolled oats and 4oz flour Add chopped pecans or walnuts too if you like.