Biscuit Lollies

Biscuits on sticks – a sure winner at every cake sale and children’s party alike. Very simple to make and bake, just choose your theme and shape and decorate accordingly. Added bonus – no sticky fingers! I have made these for all sorts of occasions, but my firm favourite are the happy faces always guaranteed to put a smile of every face!

Ingredients

90g butter, softened

100g caster sugar

1 egg

2.5ml ( ½ tsp) vanilla essence

200g self-raising flour

pinch of salt

Wooden sticks – available from craft shops

Makes: 18

Icing & decorations as required

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180˚C Fan.
  2. In a bowl cream together the butter and sugar until pale and light, then beat in the egg and vanilla essence.
  3. Stir in the flour and salt to make a thick yet soft dough.
  4. On a floured surface carefully roll out the dough to ½ cm thick.
  5. Using biscuit cutters of your choice cut out shapes and place on a lined baking sheet spaced apart. Then carefully insert a wooden stick into each biscuit. biscuit tray
  6. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until golden.
  7. Allow to cool before moving on to a cooling rack.
  8. Decorate as you like!

Variation: Once the biscuits are on the trays with the sticks insert ‘Smarties’ in to the dough and then bake.

Recipe above  – used here to make biscuit ‘eggs’ for Easter – perfect gifts!

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