• Makes 22
  • 45 minutes
  • Difficulty Medium
  • 8 Ingredients


A festive and colourful biscuit that is fun and tasty all at the same time!

Ingredients (makes 22 Large cookies and 22 small ones)

  • 75g Plain flour
  • 100g Cold unsalted butter cubed
  • 85g Icing sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • Assorted colour boiled lollies crushed
  • 1 TBS Water


  1. Put the flour, butter, sugar, vanilla and egg yolk into a food processor.
  2. Dribble in 1 TBS water and pulse until mix comes together to form a dough
  3. Place dough onto a floured work surface, and knead briefly to bring together. If dough is too soft, add a touch more flour into it.
  4. Wrap in cling wrap and chill for 20 minutes
  5. Once chilled, roll out onto a floured surface to approximately 1/2 cm thick, and cut shapes. Use a smaller cutter to cut a shape in the middle of each one
  6. Transfer to a lined baking tray, and fill the centre of each biscuit with a different colour lolly
  7. Place into a moderate (180 degrees) oven for approx 12 minutes or until biscuits are light golden
  8. Remove and leave on the tray to cool completely before removing.

Notes... The little cookies that are cut from the centre of each cookie make great treats for smaller kids as they are so little. Store in an airtight container for up to 4 days. I used some plain coloured lollipops that I just crushed in a zip lock bag
  • These look so good will have to try them.


  • My children are too young for these cookies but they look great!


  • They look absolutely beautiful. Thank you.


  • Unique and visually vibrant. Thanks for the recipe.


  • How wonderful these would look on a Christmas tree for eatable decorations.


  • Yum how appealing do these brightly coloured cookies look. I am not the best at baking sweets so I never do sweets. I buy them instead but these look easy to make and great for my children, also great to make for children’s cake days at school.


  • These look spectacular – kids are sure to love these. I’m just not sure my baking ability will be good enough to pull it off!


  • I love these biscuits they are so cute and lots of fun for kids to watch – thank you for sharing your recipe :)


  • Thanks for sharing, great!


  • These are a great activity for a group of children. They have so much fun, get creative and have a great and satisfying time.


  • These are a great group activity for children. They have so much fun, get very creative and have a great satisfying time.


  • THese look magnificent wow very beautiful


  • They look very colourful !


  • These are so yummy! I made these today. The whole batch has been eaten by my hungry house guests! Thank you so much for posting!

    • You are more than welcome! I am so glad that you all enjoyed them :) Happy new year


  • Crushing the lollies is harder than it sounds!

    • I didn’t have too much trouble at all? I just put them into zip lock bags and smashed with a wooden rolling pin. only took a few seconds per lolly. How did you try to do it?


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