34 delicious desserts with an easy biscuit crust

Too simple.

Skip the effort it takes to put together a homemade sweet pastry for your desserts with our favourite handy shortcut - the biscuit base. This collection of tarts, pies, cakes and slices are all held together using blitzed pre-baked biscuits and melted butter.

How to make the perfect cheesecake biscuit base

A buttery, crunch biscuit base is just as crucial to making a delicious cheesecake or slice as the filling or baking! Let our Test Kitchen experts show you how to get perfect bases every time.
Quick and easy to prepare and perfect for cheesecakes and slices, this simple technique will get you fantastic results, every time.
Step 1: Blend or process biscuits until they become fine crumbs.
Step 2: Pour in melted butter and process until just combined.
Step 3: Spoon or pour the crumbs into a lined slice pan and use the base of a flat glass to press the mixture evenly and firmly across the pan.
Then simply pop the pan into the refrigerator for 30 minutes or until the mixture is firm and voila! Your biscuit base is now ready to use.
We'd recommend this caramel cheesecake slice or mint chocolate cheesecake slice to practice on; you can thank us later!

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