Chocolate Easter Freckle Cookies

By Sean Tan  ,

April 11, 2019

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The kids will love helping out with these cute treats this Easter. Just bake the biscuits, smother in melted chocolate then sprinkle with hundreds and thousands.

  • Prep: 1 hr 15 mins
  • Yields: 24 Cookies


125 g butter, softened

¾ cup (165 g) firmly packed brown sugar

1 egg

1½ cup (225 g) plain flour

¼ cup (35 g) self-raising flour

¼ cup (35 g) cocoa powder

200 g dark or milk chocolate, melted

⅓ cup (85 g) hundreds and thousands


1Beat butter, sugar and egg in a small bowl with an electric mixer until combined. Stir in sifted dry ingredients, in two batches.

2Knead the dough on a floured surface until smooth; roll dough between sheets of baking paper until 5mm thick. Cover; refrigerate for 30 mins.

3Preheat oven to 180 C (160 C fan-forced). Grease oven trays; line with baking paper.

4Using different shaped cookie cutters, cut shapes from dough using each cutter. Place shapes on oven trays.

5Bake the cookies for about 10 to 12 mins, depending on their shape and size. Cool on wire racks.

6Spread tops of cookies with chocolate; sprinkle with hundreds and thousands. Set at room temperature.

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