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Sweet snowballs

Sweet snowballs

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • Plus chilling
  • Easy
  • Makes 16

An alternative to truffles, these chocolatey bitesize treats contain Maltesers, coconut, marshmallow, cranberries and rich tea biscuits - perfect for making with kids

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal257
fat14g
saturates9g
carbs30g
sugars25g
fibre1g
protein3g
low insalt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 400g white chocolate , broken into pieces
  • 100g rich tea biscuit
  • 50g white Malteser
  • 50g mini marshmallow
  • 50g dried cranberries
  • 50g cake crumbs (we used shop-bought Madeira cake)
  • 3 tbsp golden syrup
  • 100g desiccated coconut
  • edible glitter (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Melt the chocolate in a bowl over a pan of simmering water. Meanwhile, crush the biscuits and Maltesers in a large bowl with a rolling pin.

  • STEP 2

    Add mini marshmallows, dried cranberries and cake crumbs, then the chocolate and golden syrup. Mix well. Tip desiccated coconut onto a plate. Drop large spoonfuls of mixture onto the plate, then roll them around, coating in coconut and shaping into balls. Place on a baking tray and chill for 30 mins before serving. Sprinkle with edible glitter if you like.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, January 2012

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