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Chocolate sticks with eyes on wooden bases

Sticky Stick biscuits

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook: -
  • Easy
  • Serves 16 - 20

Get the kids to help out with making these chocolate stick biscuits. They're easy and fun to decorate exactly like the character from Hey Duggee

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per stick


  • 200g salted butter
  • 200g golden caster sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 375g plain flour
  • biscuit sticks (about 20)
  • 200g milk chocolate
  • 50g white ready-to-roll icing
  • 25g each of black, red and green ready-to-roll icing

You will also need

  • a ruler
  • lolly sticks , soaked in water (16-20)


  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and prepare two lined baking trays. Beat the butter and sugar together until combined then beat in the egg and vanilla. Add all of the flour and mix into a soft dough. If the dough is very soft, chill for 15 mins before shaping. You can freeze the cookie dough for a later date, but defrost thoroughly before baking.

  • STEP 2

    Roll the dough into log shapes about 1.5cm-2cm in diameter, then cut into pieces 15cm long (using the ruler to measure).

  • STEP 3

    Insert a soaked lolly stick into each biscuit as well as a piece of biscuit stick for an arm on each side. Place on the baking trays evenly spread apart.

  • STEP 4

    Bake for 15-20 min until golden brown, but do check after 15 mins as all ovens vary. Transfer onto a wire rack to cool.

  • STEP 5

    Break the milk chocolate into pieces and melt in a bowl set over gently simmering water, or in short bursts in the microwave. Once the biscuits are cool, use a pastry brush to gently paint the chocolate all over the back of each stick, going a little around the sides and on the back of the biscuit sticks.

  • STEP 6

    Once set, flip the sticks over and paint the fronts, then leave for 30 mins to completely set.

  • STEP 7

    Mould little pieces of the icing to create his leafy coif, goggle eyes and mouth. Stick them on using a little of the leftover melted chocolate.

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