Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Easter Bunny Baskets of Treats recipe

Easter has crept up on us again ! Everyone loves a sweet treat and at Easter but sometimes we don't want to much of a sweet treat, we want something that gives us the illusion of of receiving a great deal with in reality it is not. With this Easter treat that I am going to show you it is not the case ! it is very adaptable.

Cookie Dough


Ingredients:
  • 250g butter

  • 140g caster sugar

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp baking powder

  • 250g plain flour
  • 50g Coco powder

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 85g chocolate chips/chunks

  • 2tsp vanilla extract

Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 190ÂșC (gas mark 5) 2. Sift together plain flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. 3. Mix in butter and blend until mixture is crumbly. Stir in egg yolk and vanilla essence. Add the chocolate chips. Blend well. Chill dough for one hour for better cookies.



 4. Regularly sprinkle work surface and stamp with flour. 5. Separate dough into golf ball sized chunks. Slightly flatten the balls and use Easter themed cutters to cut out various shapes. 6. Place on a greased baking sheet.



 Bake for 6 - 8 minutes, or until lightly brown. 7. Remove from oven and leave for a couple of minutes to harden, then transfer to a wire cooling rack. 8. Decorate as desired then Enjoy your ‘Easter’ cookies.


Easter Bunny Baskets


Your will need these items:


  •  Ice Cream Cornet cups.
  •  Biscuits that have a jam centre.
  • Some icing made up to a fairly stiff constancy.
  • Strawberry Pencil sweets.



1. Then apply some icing to the biscuits and put the Ice Cream Cornet cup on top and leave to set.

2. Fill with small chocolate treats and use Strawberry Pencil as the handle just bending them over to create a handle ( But don't pick them up by the handle as its not fixed )



Fill with small chocolate treats.


3. Put in one of your special Easter cookies. 


Easter cookie recipe
Add the Easter cookies to your baskets.



Cookies turned into bunnies with cornet buckets and strawberry lace handles .


25 comments:

  1. These are super cute!! Brilliant idea gonna give them ago with Chester over the weekend!

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  2. They are so cute!! I would probably have more than one though...maybe 3?

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  3. Wow this is so creative! Awesome. Thanks for linking up to my Easter Linky. xx

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  4. Brilliant idea! These look great!

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  5. oh my goodness these are all so cute and awesome!!

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  6. What an awesome idea nad perfect for Easter treats and gifting. Easy enough for kids to create and decorate.

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  7. Lovely idea. I might do the cups for the Easter craft group I do each year.

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  8. Ooh they look and sound yummy, nothing quite like home made treats and perfect for Easter.

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  9. These look yummy! Such a clever idea

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  10. This is such a clever idea! Thanks for sharing x

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  11. What a great idea, love them

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  12. Lovely idea. They look great, and I'm sure they taste fab too. And they don't sound too complicated to make either!

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  13. What a brilliant idea! My three would love to make...and receive!...these :)

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  14. Aw they're so cute - what a great idea x x

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  15. Oh these are super cute. I am going to have to have a go at making these with the boys

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  16. So cute! We're having some nieces and nephews coming to stay with us soon and these will make a great activity for them :)

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  17. The look very pretty and sound very yummy too, Claire, I am sure they will be enjoyed this Easter!xx

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  18. Very cute for Easter! I bet kids would have a lot of fun making these.

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  19. What a great idea, these are super cute!

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  20. Ah these look super easy to make and lovely x

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