How to Make No-Spread Biscuits (Even If You're Unskilled in Baking)

Biscuits are one of those baking classics that everyone loves, but many people struggle with getting no spread on their biscuits. If this is you, don't worry - this blog article has everything you need to know to make perfect no-spread biscuits every time! Firstly, it's important to understand the basics of cookie dough - so you can create a consistent product every time. Secondly, it's necessary to learn how to roll out the dough properly - so the biscuits will be uniform in size and shape. Thirdly, it's essential to know how to place the biscuits onto a baking sheet - so they cook evenly and don't get too dry or too greasy. Fourthly, it's essential to follow a baking recipe that results in no spread - so your biscuit will taste delicious and not dry out. Finally, we give you some handy tips for making sure that your biscuits always turn out perfect without any unsightly spread. So go ahead and whip up a batch of no-spread cookies today! 

No Spread Cookie Dough Basics 

Making perfect no-spread biscuits is possible even if you're unskilled in baking - all you need is some basic ingredients and a bit of practice. 


No matter if you're a beginner or an experienced baker, all you need is a bowl and an electric mixer to get started. Some ingredients like sugar, butter, or eggs are always necessary while others like flour can be replaced with substitutes. There's no need to overcomplicate things - just follow the recipe and have fun! 


Flour, sugar, baking powder and salt (vanilla is nice to have) - that's all you need to make delicious treats! Although this recipe might seem simple at first glance, the ingredients hold a lot of hidden potential. For example, flour can be used to thicken or add flavour to your recipes. Sugar is essential for sweetness and moisture in doughs and batters. Baking powder helps with rising by creating air bubbles - crucial for cookies, cakes, and other pastries that rise during baking. Salt provides a distinctive taste profile that sets many dishes apart from one another. 


These biscuits are perfect for those days when you don't feel like spreading butter or icing on your cookies. They're simple to make and come together in just a few minutes with only a few ingredients. Bake them in the oven until they turn golden brown - 14-16 minutes should do the trick! Once they're done, enjoy your delicious cookies without any additional mess or fuss. Here are the steps you need to follow:

  1. Start with room temperature butter and sugar. 
  2. Add eggs and vanilla extract to the butter and sugar, mixing well. 
  3. Add flour gradually to the mixing bowl, mixing well after each addition. 
  4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit (190 degrees centigrade). 
  5. Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto a baking sheet, spacing cookies 2-inches apart. 6. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until cookies are golden brown. 
  6. Let cookies cool on baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. 
  7. Enjoy your perfect no-spread cookies! 

Tip - How to Roll Out the Dough 

Making biscuits is a skill that takes time and practice to perfect. But don't worry, with these simple tips, you can make perfect biscuits even if you're unskilled in baking! First, roll out the dough until it's about 1/8 inch thick or in thickness. Keep the dough relaxed as you roll it out - this will help prevent it from becoming too tough to handle. Next, use a biscuit or cookie cutter to cut out biscuits (or shapes). Be sure to flour your hands and the board before rolling out the dough, as this will help prevent the biscuits from sticking. Place the biscuits on a baking tray carefully after cutting. Finally, cook the biscuits in a moderate oven until they are golden brown. Enjoy! 

Note, there’s different tools you can use, to ensure you get the same sized, uniform biccies! There are rubber guides you can add to your rolling pin, or rolling mats and guides specifically to do the job!

Tip - How to Bake the Biscuits 

Making no-spread biscuits is a skill that requires some patience and precision. But with a little bit of practice, it will be easy for you to achieve the desired results. Before baking, make sure to preheat your oven and work quickly so that your dough doesn't get too warm or sticky. The best way to avoid this is to use room temperature butter. Be sure to use a sturdy biscuit cutter, as over-cutting the dough will result in even more mess in your kitchen. Finally, don't forget to enjoy your freshly made biscuits - they will be a hit with everyone in your family! 

Further Tips for Making Perfect No-Spread Biscuits Every Time

Making perfect no-spread biscuits is a skill that takes time and practice. Follow these tips and you'll be baking up a storm in no time! First and foremost, avoid overmixing the dough. This will result in tough biscuits. Secondly, make sure to use room-temperature butter and eggs--this will prevent them from forming a clumpy texture. Finally, preheat your oven to 220 degrees celsius before baking, which will help ensure even cooking time and consistent results each time you bake these delicious biscuits! Bon appétit! 

Frequently Asked Questions 

What is the best way to store my no-spread biscuits? 

For best results when storing your no-spread biscuits, make sure to follow these guidelines: 1. Store in an airtight container: Biscuits should be stored in an airtight container so that they stay fresh. This will help keep them tasting their best and avoid the development of mould or bacteria. 2. If you don't have an airtight container, then place the biscuits in a sealed plastic bag and store at room temperature. 3. Biscuits will last for up to two days if stored in a sealed plastic bag. 

What ingredients do I need to make no-spread biscuits? 

To make no-spread biscuits, all you need is flour, salt, baking powder, and butter. To make the best biscuits possible, cold or room temperature butter is best as it doesn't melt while baking. These ingredients can be sifted together before being added to the wet ingredients. Lastly, cookies should be scooped out with a spoon and placed on a greased or non-stick cookie sheet. 

Can I freeze my no-spread biscuits? 

Yes, you can freeze your no-spread biscuits for later baking. Simply take them out of the fridge and bake as usual - they will still be delicious! However, they won't taste the same afterward = fail. You're better off storing them in a sealed bag or container at room temperature to use within 1 week after making them. Freeze away but lose your Yassss.


If you're struggling to make perfect no-spread biscuits every time, don't worry - you're not alone! In this blog post, we've guided you through the basics of making no-spread biscuits, from rolling out the dough to baking them to perfection. Trust us, following our tips, will make baking no-spread biscuits a breeze! So, what are you waiting for? Start baking your favourite biscuits today!

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