Milkybar® Shortbread Snowmen
Crumbly, buttery and the addition of Orange Smarties® makes these exceptionally yummy! A great Christmas treat for the whole family!
(33.3g per shortbread biscuit.)
Each biscuit contains:
of an adult’s Reference Intake (RI)*
Energy per 100g: 1901kJ/453kcal
*Reference Intake of an average adult (8400kJ/2000kcal). Portions should be adjusted for children of different ages.
- 180g light buttery spread
- 80g caster sugar
- 255g plain flour
- 160g Milkybar® Buttons
- 18 Orange Smarties
- Black icing tube
Tips to involve little Farmers
Why not let your little one add the Snowman’s eyes and Smarties® nose once you’ve covered the top of the biscuit in chocolate - don't forget to make sure it's set first!
Heat the oven to 190C/375F/Gas mark 5.
Beat the light buttery spread and the sugar together until smooth.
Stir in the flour and use your clean hands to get a smooth paste.
Gently roll out until the paste is 1cm/ ½in thick.
Cut into rounds using a 2.5 inch cutter, and place onto a greased baking tray.
Prick lightly with a fork and chill in the fridge for 20 minutes.
Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes, or until pale golden-brown.
Set aside to cool on a wire rack.
Whilst your biscuits are cooling, pour your Milkybar® Buttons into a bowl.
Fill a small saucepan about a quarter full with hot water, then sit the bowl on top so it rests on the rim of the pan, not touching the water.
Keeping the water at a temperature barely simmering, stir the chocolate occasionally until melted. Now remove the bowl from the pan.
Carefully dip the top of the cooled biscuits into the melted chocolate.
Once the chocolate has dried, using the black writing icing carefully draw 2 small circles for eyes and one circle to hold the snowman's nose in place.
Add one Orange Smartie® to the centre of the Snowman’s face and wait to set.
Share and enjoy!