Mint Chocolate Easter Egg Biscuits

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Biscuit on a stick – A perfect Easter treat!

Remember to wash your hands thoroughly!

Serves: 12

Ingredients:

BISCUITSMint Easter Egg Biscuits on a stick. These are fun to make and which child doesn't love things on a stick?

  • 250g plain flour
  • 125g butter/margerine
  • 70g icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • A splash of milk

PEPPERMINT CREAM

  • 125g of icing sugar, sifted
  • ¼ tsp of peppermint essence
  • 2 tbsp of hot water

CHOCOLATE COATING

  • 100g of 70% cocoa chocolate, chopped into small pieces
  • Coloured sprinkles

You will also need:

  • An apronMint Easter Egg Biscuits. These are fun for children to make.
  • 2 plastic mixing bowls
  • A saucepan
  • A sieve
  • A tablespoon
  • An oval/egg shaped cutter
  • A baking tray
  • A wire rack
  • A rolling pin
  • A wooden spoon
  • Sticks for the biscuits

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 160°c.Happy Easter! Fun Mint Choc Biscuits on a stick.
  2. Sieve the flour and sugar into the bowl.
  3. Add the butter and rub together with your fingers until it looks like fine breadcrumbs.
  4. Add the vanilla extract and milk until the mixture combines together to form a dough.
  5. Place on a floured service and roll out to about 5 mm thick.
  6. Finally cut out the egg shapes and place on a baking tray.
  7. Bake for about 15 minutes.
  8. Place on a wire rack to cool down.
  1. Once the cookies are cooled, make the peppermint cream. Combine the icing sugar, peppermint essence and hot water until it makes a smooth, spreadable paste.
  2. Spread the icing mixture onto one of the cookies and place a stick in the middle of it. Then place another biscuit on the top and press down firmly to join them together.
  3. To melt the chocolate, break into small pieces into a small mixing bowl and place in a pot of simmering water. Stir until melted and then remove from the heat.
  4. Place a sheet of baking paper under the wire tray and spoon the chocolate onto the biscuits and smooth out evenly.
  5. Finally, use the coloured sprinkles to make pretty patterns.

Would your children enjoy making these for a treat?

Parents – If you try this recipe with your child, I’d love to hear from you. Tweet me a photo, share it on the Handy Herbs Facebook page or pin it to your recipe board!

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50 thoughts on “Mint Chocolate Easter Egg Biscuits

  1. Oh wow these sound delicious and I would never have thought about using peppermint cream to seal the stick in as such! Love the decorations as well. Will definitely be trying these out next year with Monkey puts our Easter nests to shame! Thank you for joining us at #BloggerClubUK hope to see you again this week x
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  2. Oh wow! Mint choc has to be my favourite kind of chocolate (although i love milk or dark chocolate in general!). I love the look of these and with the Easter half term approaching i may even give these a try myself! Thanks for sharing your recipe 🙂 Thanks so much for linking up at #KCACOLS. Hope you come back again next Sunday

  3. What a fab idea Sara, they look so pretty & a great activity for children. I love peppermint cream I bet it goes so well with the chocolate coating. Thanks for sharing, pinning for later x

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