Whittingham Buttons

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Syrinx

Lovely little biscuits (cookies?) with a slightly unusual texture. This recipe comes from "The National Trust Book of Healthy Eating" by Sarah Edington, which contains favourite recipes from National Trust properties in England and Wales - but I can't see anything particularly healthy about this recipe! :-) Very tasty, though, and well worth trying. The biscuits are named after a place near the country house called Wallington, where these biscuits are apparently served in the National Trust tearoom.

Top Review by asozpebs

Mmmmm, delicious and so easy to make.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream the butter and icing sugar (which I believe is also known as powdered sugar or confectioners sugar) until light and fluffy.
  2. Add the flour and custard powder, and mix to a firm dough.
  3. Take spoonfuls of the mixture and roll into balls about the size of a walnut.
  4. Place the balls on a greased baking sheet and flatten slightly with a fork.
  5. Bake at 350F (180C) for 10 to 15 minutes, until lightly golden.
  6. Cool on a wire rack.

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