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Snappy macadamia monsters

Delight all the kids in the street with these super easy Halloween treats. Watch as each little monster develops its own kooky character as you decorate the batch with the macadamia teeth and eyes to create a certain crazy look.
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Servings 12
Course Snack
Preference Vegetarian
Perfect for Kid Friendly Recipe
Skill level Easy

Ingredients
  

Macadamia biscuits

  • 1 cup sugar caster
  • cups self-raising flour
  • ¼ cup macadamias chopped
  • 125 g butter melted
  • 1 egg lightly beaten

Icing

  • 125 g butter softened
  • 2 cups sugar icing
  • food dye red

To decorate

  • 8 macadamias cut into pieces (for the teeth)
  • red gel icing pen
  • 12 macadamias cut in half (for the eyes)
  • edible pen

Instructions
 

For the Biscuits

  • Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a large baking tray with baking paper. Combine the sugar, flour and macadamias in a bowl. Stir in the melted butter and egg until the mixture is combined. Gently pat heaped teaspoons of mixture into 24 small flat 3cm round x 1cm thick discs and place on the tray, at least 3cm apart. Bake for 10-13 minutes, until golden. Remove from the oven and cool on the tray for 5 minutes before placing on a wire rack to cool completely.

For the Icing

  • Place the butter into a large bowl and beat until completely pale. Stir in the icing sugar until the mixture is smooth. Add red food dye to achieve the deepest red colour possible.

To Decorate

  • Top one biscuit with the blood red icing filling. Using macadamia pieces, arrange fangy monster teeth along the front edge of the biscuit and drizzle with a little red gel icing. Top with another biscuit, wedging the back of the biscuit into the icing. Use a small amount of icing to stick two macadamia eyes on top. Draw small dots in the middle of the eyes with the edible pen.

Nutrition

Calories: 291kcalCarbohydrates: 61gProtein: 3gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 28mgPotassium: 64mgFiber: 1gSugar: 51gVitamin A: 54IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 32mgIron: 1mg

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