This Recipe Makes ± 28 Semolina Biscuits
Semolina Biscuits are super yum. These biscuits (cookies) literally melt in your mouth & are enjoyable any time of day. They are very simple to prepare & trust me, once you’ve tried it, you will be making batches of them ever so often. These Semolina Biscuits are also great for functions, events & religious festivals such as Eid or Diwali/Deepavali.
Semolina Biscuits Ingredients:
- ¼ cup semolina
- 250 grams butter
- 1 cup castor sugar
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
- Firstly, preheat oven to 180° Celsius or 356° Fahrenheit.
- Add the butter to a mixing bowl.
- Add ½ cup castor sugar to the butter.
- Cream the butter & castor sugar either using an electric mixer or a wooden spoon.
- Pour in the vegetable oil.
- Mix well.
- Next, add in the semolina.
- Mix well.
- Finally, add in the all purpose flour.
- Mix well until it forms a cookie dough.
- Prepare a baking tray by spraying some spray & cook & then dust with some flour.
- Pinch off small pieces of the cookie dough. Roll into balls.
- Place the balls of dough onto the prepared baking tray. Make sure that the balls are small & there is some space between each of them as they will rise when baking.
- Using a fork, press down on each of the dough balls to create a lined design.
- This will also push the dough down a bit, creating a circular biscuit (cookie).
- Bake these biscuits at 180° Celsius for 10-15 minutes until lightly golden.
- The dough may be a bit tender & seem uncooked but they will firm up once cooled.
- Transfer the biscuits from the baking tray onto a cooling rack.
- Allow them to cool until warm to the touch.
- In a small bowl, add in the remaining ½ cup of castor sugar.
- Dunk the warm biscuits, one at a time into the bowl of castor sugar & coat throughout.
- The Semolina Biscuits are ready to serve.
- Serve them with a cup of coffee/tea or even Turkish Coffee.
- These Semolina Biscuits can be stored in an airtight container for up to two weeks.
- Enjoy these melt in your mouth Semolina Biscuits.