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Christmas Biscuit Box

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Home Made Festive Vegan Biscuit Box

This Christmas I’m going to make 2 big biscuit boxes to share out between my family and Lewi’s. Filled with florentines, cookies and hazelnut bark this is going to be a delicious treat for everyone to tuck into with a cup of tea by the fire.

What’s in the box?

Well, this is up to you, however I’ve laid out some of my easier recipes to keep your time in the kitchen to a minimum and allow you to make multiple products with similar ingredients.

Florentines- These are possibly my favourite biscuit of all. Best when served from chilled to keep them in tact, they literally melt in the mouth.

Hazelnut Bark- This is brilliant, it’s just 2-3 ingredients (chocolate, hazelnuts and sprinkles) to make a delicious crunchy chocolate treat.

Cookies- I’ll link the recipe to my ultimate vegan chocolate chip cookies as these are perfect for a delicious treat to enjoy with the family.

Flapjacks- Now these aren’t in this biscuit box photographed but will definitely be in my next one so I’ll link that recipe here. Using the same ingredients as the florentines, they’re really easy to make!


christmas biscuit box


Hazelnut Brittle Recipe

120g pack of hazelnuts
80g chocolate (mint or orange flavour works well)
1 tbsp festive sprinkles of choice
1/2 tsp sea salt

Method

Preheat the oven to 200ºC

Place the hazelnuts on a tray and roast for 10 minutes

Once baked, spread out on a large place or lined baking tray

Melt the chocolate and coat the hazelnuts, mix until all the hazelnuts are coated, add the sprinkles on top and leave to set for around 30 minutes in the fridge

Enjoy!


 

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home made christmas biscuit box

Home Made Festive Biscuit Box

Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Servings 25 biscuits

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 3 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 80 g oats you can use porridge or steel cut for this
  • 1 tbsp raisins swap for dried cranberries
  • 50 g chocolate mint flavoured or orange is best!
  • 6 pretzels broken up for any Americans, these are the pretzel crisps not the bread.

Instructions
 

  • Simply mix all of the dry ingredients together in a bowl
  • Heat the coconut oil and peanut butter until melted then mix in with the dry ingredients then spoon a cookie size portion onto a baking tray, flatten then bake for 12 minutes at 180ºC
  • Cool, then melt the chocolate and top each florentine with a spoonful, add a few with the sprinkles on top then pop in the fridge to chill and set for 1 hour.

Notes

Add a pinch of sea salt to the top of each florentine for a delicious salty kick to balance out the sweetness.