Hedgehog logs

  • 15 mins cooking
  • Makes 2 Item
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Hedgehog logs
  • 250 gram packet granita or wheatmeal biscuits, roughly broken
  • 100 gram packet red glace cherries
  • 125 gram butter, chopped
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoon cocoa
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut


Hedgehog logs
  • 1
    Combine biscuits and cherries in a large bowl.
  • 2
    Heat butter in a small saucepan on a low heat 1-2 minutes, until melted. Mix in brown sugar and cocoa, stirring until sugar dissolves. Beat in egg and vanilla.
  • 3
    Blend butter mixture into biscuit mixture until well combined.
  • 4
    Using 2 x 30cm lengths of foil, sprinkle each with half the coconut. Pile half mixture onto each piece of foil, forming logs. Roll up, pressing firmly.
  • 5
    Seal and chill about 3 hours until firm. Slice to serve or package as desired.


Other dried fruit may be used in place of glace cherries if liked.

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