Fresh and light , not too sweet.

Ingredients (makes 20 biscuits)

  • 160 grams Butter- softened slightly
  • Zest of 2 Oranges
  • 2/3 cup icing sugar
  • 6 Tablespoons polenta
  • 1 cup plain flour


  1. Pre heat oven to 180 degrees ..(.175 fan forced) Paper line 2 baking trays
  2. Using electric mixer beat butter,orange zest and sugar until just combined
  3. Stir in polenta and flour
  4. Roughly roll spoonfuls of mixture into balls and place on prepared trays.. (allow room for a little spreading )
  5. Press lightly with a fork to flatten slightly
  6. Bake for 15 minutes or until firm to the touch. Dust with extra icing sugar if desired

Notes... Quick and easy to whip up when you have unexpected guests drop in ... Or just to have on hand !

  • It’s nice to use polenta in recipes.

    • I would use less and a healthier sugar and a healthier flour


  • I love that I have all ingredients and they only take 15 minutes to cook easy thanks


  • Love the colour of these.Thanks for the recipe.


  • Your biscuits look lovely,wonderful with a cuppa! Thanks!


  • They seem easy enough to make and I love it when recipies call for zest of fruit thanks for sharing


  • these look delicious!!! What a simple easy treat!


  • I bought a bag of polenta for a recipe a few weeks back, was wondering what I would use the rest of it in. I now know. Recipe copied and ready for baking


  • Awesome presentation, they look very delicious!


  • thanks for sharing this, I needed ideas to use the polenta i have at home.


  • Wow! These polenta biscuits look oh so good.


  • They look lovely and light – an unusual recipe that I will have to try!


  • This sounds delish and they look so eatable. Will really have to give these ago.


  • I love the idea of adding polenta. It surely gives the cookies a wonderful yellowish colour.

    • The orange zest will make it a deeper yellow too :)


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