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Easter cookies

Published: April 11, 2019 at 9:41 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Makes 16 cookies

Loaded with Maltesers Mini Bunnies, Galaxy Golden Eggs and M&M’s Eggs, these easy cookies make a fun Easter baking project for the whole family

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal185
fat8.4g
saturates5g
carbs24.5g
sugars15.7g
fibre0.4g
protein2.3g
salt0.2g
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Try our easy Easter biscuits topped with festive favourites including chocolate mini eggs. You can also top with Maltesers Mini Bunnies for cute Easter bunny biscuits. Try more Easter baking ideas here such as our Easter biscuits, Easter tiffin, Easter cupcakes and Easter rocky road.

Want more biscuit recipes to serve for your family and friends over the Bank Holiday? Try our best biscuit ideas here.

How to decorate Easter biscuits

Once you've made your cookie dough, split into balls and flatten onto a smooth surface. Gently push your toppings of choice into the cookies then put in the fridge for another 30 minutes to chill.


Easter biscuits recipe

Ingredients

  • 85g unsalted butter, softened
  • 75g caster sugar
  • 75g light brown muscovado sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 175g self-raising flour

DECORATION

  • 5 Maltesers Mini Bunnies
  • 15 Galaxy Golden Eggs
  • 24 M&M’s Eggs

Method

  • STEP 1

    Beat the butter and sugars together until light and fluffy. Add the egg and vanilla, beat to combine, then mix in the flour and ¼ tsp salt. The dough will be very soft, so put it in the fridge for at least 30 minutes to firm up.

  • STEP 2

    Once chilled, divide the dough into 16 pieces and roll each piece into a ball. Put the balls onto a baking sheet lined with baking paper or a silicone baking mat and flatten each ball into a disc with your hand.

  • STEP 3

    Gently push 1 Maltesers Mini Bunny into 5 of the cookies, 3 Galaxy Golden Eggs into 5 of the cookies and 4 M&M's Eggs into 6 of the cookies. Put in the fridge for another 30 minutes to chill.

  • STEP 4

    Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Bake the cookies for 10 minutes until golden. Cool on the tray before eating.

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