Thursday, January 29, 2009

Halloween biscuits

The kids can help make these spooky Halloween biscuits.

Makes 28

* 3 cups pure icing sugar
* 1/4 cup hot water
* 20g butter
* 2 to 3 drops orange food colouring
* 250g packet plain biscuits (see note)
* melted chocolate
* sweets, drinking chocolate and coloured sprinkles, to decorate

1. Sift icing sugar into a large bowl. Place water and butter into a jug and stir until butter melts. Pour butter mixture into icing sugar, stirring to combine.
2. Add food colouring to icing sugar mixture, 1 drop at a time, stirring constantly, until you have the desired colour.
3. Using a butter knife, spread melted chocolate or icing over biscuits.
4. Decorate biscuits with leftover melted chocolate, sweets, drinking chocolate and coloured sprinkles.

Notes & tips
* Note: We used Arrowroot biscuits but you could use any type of plain biscuits.

Super Food Ideas - Page 25
Recipe by Dixie Elliott


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