Stained glass biscuits

Stained glass biscuits

Children will love making these decorative treats with bright melted sweet centres.

By , 21 September 2015
Stained glass biscuits
  • Ready in: 90 mins
  • Serves: 12
  • Price: 15p per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 65g serving contains
  • Fat high
    12.4g
    18%
  • Saturates high
    7.7g
    38%
  • Sugars high
    17.7g
    20%
  • Salt med
    0.3g
    5%
  • Energy 1118KJ 267KCAL
    13%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 1720kJ/411kcal.
Ingredients
  • 300g plain flour, plus extra for rolling out
  • 1 level tsp ground ginger
  • 1 level tsp ground cinnamon
  • 175g butter, cut into cubes
  • 100g golden syrup
  • 24 Fox's Glacier Fruits
Method
  • This recipe is part of our cooking with kids feature and has instructions for children.

  • Pre-heat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Line 3 baking trays with baking paper. Sift the flour, ginger and cinnamon into a bowl.

  • Rub the butter into the flour using your fingertips until it looks like breadcrumbs.

  • Add the golden syrup and mix with a knife until big lumps form. Using your hand, finish mixing to make a dough. Wrap in cling film and chill for 30 minutes.

  • Lightly flour a work surface and a rolling pin, then roll out the dough to about 3-4mm thick. Cut out large stars and rounds with cutters. Use your smallest cutters to cut a hole in the middle of each biscuit.

  • Gather up any leftover dough, then roll out and cut out again. Put the biscuits onto a baking tray using a fish slice to support them. Use a skewer to make a small hole in each if you want to hang them.

  • Put the sweets in a freezer bag and bash with a rolling pin to break them into smaller pieces. You may need to get an adult to help as they're hard to break.

  • Put the broken sweets in the biscuit holes. bake them in the oven for about 15 minutes or until they start to brown and the sweets have melted.

  • Cool on the baking trays for 10 minutes, then move to a wire rack to finish cooling.