FOOD

Our favourite Christmas biscuit recipe: Koala Santa Biscuits

Aussie Christmas treats to make with the kids.

TIP: Black food colouring gel can be found at Big W and cake decorating shops. Pascall Jelly Gems can be found in the lolly aisle of major supermarkets. Santas can be made up to two days ahead. Store in an airtight container.

Makes 15, Prep and Cook 30 mins.

Ingredients

200g White Choc Melts

Black food colouring gel

½ x 250g packet Marie biscuits

DECORATIONS

15 Jelly Gems

30 white marshmallows

30 mini white marshmallows

4 strawberry sour straps

30 candy eyes

Desiccated coconut

Method

1. To prepare decorations, trim one side of each Jelly Gem to sit flat. Cut large marshmallows in half. Cut mini marshmallows in half. Cut sour straps into triangles to create hats.


2. Place Melts in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on Medium (50%) in 30 second bursts, stirring until melted and smooth. Tint grey with colouring.


3. To assemble, spread one biscuit with chocolate. Transfer to a large tray. Place Jelly Gem, candy eyes, marshmallows and sour strap
on biscuit as pictured. Dip mini marshmallow pieces into the chocolate and stick onto sour strap to decorate hat. Sprinkle lightly with coconut. Repeat with remaining biscuits and ingredients to make 15 in total. Stand until set.

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