Pre-heat the oven 180°C / Gas Mark 4.
In a large bowl, cream the butter and WHITWORTHS GOLDEN GRANULATED SUGAR for 1-2 minutes, or until light and fluffy.
Add the egg and vanilla and continue to beat for 1 minute.
Add the remaining ingredients and mix until just combined. If the dough is too sticky, add a little extra flour.
Transfer the dough to the fridge for 1 hour to chill.
Dust the work surface with a little flour, gently bring the dough together so that it is smooth and roll out to approximately 1/2cm.
Use various shaped cookie cutters to cut out your biscuits.
Place on a lightly greased baking sheet, making sure they are not too close together and bake in a preheated oven for 8-10 minutes, or until golden.
Cool on the tray for 30 seconds before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
Decorating your biscuits
Blend the WHITWORTHS ICING SUGAR and water so you have a runny icing. Dip a section of the biscuit in the icing and sprinkle with the 100’s and 1000’s. Allow to dry before serving!