Custard Cookies/Custard Powder Cookies

Custard cookies are mouth melting cookies  can be made in no time.These cookies are crunchy and melt in mouth with a perfect sweetness.These cookies are so easy to make,all you need is  to cream the butter and sugar then add the flours and mix it.Bake the shaped dough,cookies are ready in 15-20 minutes.This cookies great as such but it can be sandwiched with vanilla butter cream or nutella.Off to the recipe.......

                                                Custard Cookies/Custard Powder Cookies

   Basic Information

   Preparation time ~ 10 minutes
   Baking time ~ 15-18 minutes
   Makes ~ 14 cookies


All purpose flour/maida
1 cup
1/2 cup or 1 stick
Custard powder
5 tbs
Icing sugar or powdered sugar
5-6 tbs
a pinch

  • Preheat the oven at 350F.In a bowl take the butter,salt and powdered sugar.Cream it well,to this add the all purpose flour and custard powder.
  • Mix it well to form a soft dough.Make a smooth ball out of the dough and keep it on a lined baking tray.Gently press each ball with a fork to create some designs on the cookie.
  • If you feel the dough is too soft,keep the tray in the refrigerator for 10 minutes.Bake it in the preheated oven for 15-18 minutes.Remove it from the oven and cool it on a wire rack.
  • Store it in an air tight container.

  • The cookies will be crispy once its completely cool down.Do not bake it more than 18 minutes.
  • Instead of icing sugar,regular sugar can be powdered and used.
  • If you feel the dough is so soft,keep it in the refrigerator for 10 minutes to avoid spreading.
  • Since I used the vanilla flavored custard powder I didn't add any extra flavoring agent.
  • The butter should be in room temperature.
  • If salted butter is used then no need to add salt.
  • Here I used 5 tbs of sugar and the sweetness was just perfect.But if you want a sweeter version use another 1-2 tbs.


This is part of the Bake-a-thon 2016


Pack me some, i want to munch some rite now, those cookies looks fabulous Nalini.

Awesome ,Love this melt in mouth cookies!!

Thanks for the recipe , today I made them so good !!

Custard powder cookies are on my to bake list. Mouthwatering cookies!

Those cookies look soooo cute. They look like they'll melt in the mouth.

Nalini, first that bowl is awesome, he,he, then only i looked at the cookies, they look delicious!!! you are tempting me to bake some now!! Classic !!

Those cookies look so sinful and plump well baked!

made cookies with custard powder before and the melt in your mouth crumb is so good - you are reminding me I should make again

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hello mam, the food on your blog is very tempting I’ve tried many of your recipes and they always turn out well. I’m eager to try this one out too. I also am a food blogger i post Indian recipes on yummy healthy recipes please do visit my blog. I would love that. thank you

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