Chocolate Easter freckles

Get the kids involved with your Easter treats.

  • 20 mins preparation
  • 20 mins cooking
  • 30 mins marinating
  • Makes 24
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The kids will love helping out with these cute treats this Easter. Just bake the bickies, smother in melted chocolate then sprinkle with hundreds and thousands.
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Chocolate Easter freckles
  • 125 gram butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup (165g) firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cup (225g) plain flour
  • 1/4 cup (35g) self-raising flour
  • 1/4 cup (35g) cocoa powder
  • 200 gram dark or milk chocolate, melted
  • 1/3 cup (85g) hundreds and thousands


Chocolate Easter freckles
  • 1
    Beat butter, sugar and egg in a small bowl with an electric mixer until combined. Stir in sifted dry ingredients, in two batches.
  • 2
    Knead the dough on a floured surface until smooth; roll dough between sheets of baking paper until 5mm thick. Cover; refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced). Grease oven trays; line with baking paper.
  • 4
    Using different shaped cookie cutters, cut shapes from dough using each cutter. Place shapes on oven trays.
  • 5
    Bake the cookies for about 10-12 minutes, depending on their shape and size. Cool on wire racks.
  • 6
    Spread tops of cookies with chocolate; sprinkle with hundreds and thousands. Set at room temperature.


Suitable to freeze. Chocolate suitable to microwave.

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