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.
- 1 cup sugar caster
- 1¼ cups self-raising flour
- ¼ cup macadamias chopped
- 125 g butter melted
- 1 egg lightly beaten
- 125 g butter softened
- 2 cups sugar icing
- food dye red
- 8 macadamias cut into pieces (for the teeth)
- red gel icing pen
- 12 macadamias cut in half (for the eyes)
- edible pen
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.
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.
Calories: 291kcalCarbohydrates: 61gProtein: 3gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 28mgPotassium: 64mgFiber: 1gSugar: 51gVitamin A: 54IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 32mgIron: 1mg