Easy Chocolate Biscuits for Kids Recipe

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This perfect chocolate biscuit recipe for easy chocolate cookies is one of the simplest easy cookie recipes to bake with the children. It’s often hard to find recipes that kids can help with from start to finish but this one is fantastic.

Children can do pretty much the whole recipe with minimal help from the rest of the family. This is the sort of bake that would make children feel so proud at the finished result – and they can then enjoy the fruit of their labour too.

Easy Chocolate Cookies Recipe
Easy Chocolate Cookies

Can we vary the Easy Chocolate Cookies recipe?

These simple chocolate cookies can be made into any shape you like and any thickness you like – you may just have to adjust the baking times accordingly. Being able to cut them into any shape means that they can suit any theme or occasion and children love how fun they are to make.

These easy chocolate biscuits are great on their own or you can make them into sandwich biscuits using chocolate spread, buttercream or icing in the middle. Adding a layer of filling really changes these cookies into something more rich, decadent and luxurious.

Chocolate cookies are always a treat but with a rich and creamy filling they really are something else – and the children will love this addition, making the cookies into layer biscuits that they will really enjoy.

Easy Chocolate Cookies Recipe
Easy Chocolate Cookies Made into Sandwich Biscuits

These easy chocolate cookies are a great bake for any time of the year. They can be made as a sweet treat at a children’s party, something to fill the biscuit tin with or something to give as a gift at Christmas or for any other occasion. Placed in a biscuit tin, gift box or polythene bag and tied with a bow I know I would love to receive these chocolate cookies for any occasion.

This really is a bake you could make every weekend and never get bored – everyone loves biscuits with chocolate! If you’re looking for an alternative bake, why not try our never fail chocolate chip cookies recipe too?

What equipment do you need for this cookie recipe?

You can make this recipe simply with things you already have in your kitchen but here are the things we use in case there’s something you don’t already have:

As you can see, it’s all things you probably have already – that is what makes flapjacks so simple and convenient to make.

Here’s our best Chocolate Biscuits Recipe – happy baking!

Ingredients

  • 250 g plain flour
  • 30 g cocoa powder
  • 200 g unsalted butter
  • 100 g icing sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Pre heat oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6. Grease two baking sheets
  • Sift together the flour and cocoa powder into a mixing bowl. Rub the butter in until it looks like breadcrumbs
  • Sift in the icing sugar to the flour mixture and stir with a wooden spoon
  • Stir in the egg yolks and vanilla until a dough forms
  • Make the dough into a ball. wrap in cling film and chill for 30 mins until firm
  • Put the dough on a lightly floured surface and roll to 0.5cm thick. Cut shapes out using cookie cutters.
  • Place on the prepared baking trays and bake for 15 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

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Easy Chocolate Cookies Recipe

This Easy Chocolate Cookies Recipe is such an easy biscuit recipe to bake with the children. You can cut the biscuits into any shapes you like and they are fun to decorate too.
Course Afternoon Tea, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine British
Keyword baking, biscuits
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 25 biscuits

Ingredients

  • 250 g plain flour
  • 30 g cocoa powder
  • 200 g butter
  • 100 g icing sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6. Grease two baking sheets
  • Sift the flour and cocoa powder into a bowl. Rub the butter in until it looks like breadcrumbs
  • Sift in the icing sugar and stir
  • Stir in the egg yolks and vanilla until a dough forms
  • Make the dough into a ball. wrap in cling film and chill for 30 mins until firm
  • Put the dough on a lightly floured surface and roll to 0.5cm thick. Cut shapes out using cookie cutters.
  • Place on the baking sheets and bake for 15 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.

*Note: Nutritional information is estimated, based on publicly available data. Nutrient values may vary from those published.

Easy Chocolate Biscuits for Kids Recipe

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