Chocolate Easter biscuits recipe

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20 min


7 min
(may need an extra 2 mins)

Treat the kids to these cute Easter biscuits – they only need 7 minutes in the oven and they’re really easy to make, so get the kids involved too


  • For this Easter recipe
  • you will need:
  • 75g dark chocolate chunks

  • 100g butter
110g plain flour

  • 1tsp bicarbonate soda

  • 125g light brown muscavado sugar

  • 1 medium egg
50g chocolate chunks

  • 100g white marzipan


  • Preheat the oven to 180ºC/355ºF/gas 4.

  • In a small pan, melt together the dark chocolate and the butter. Transfer to a mixing bowl and leave to cool, then beat in the flour and bicarbonate of soda followed by the sugar and egg. 
Place 1 heaped tsp of the mixture, spaced well apart, on 4 non-stick baking sheets.

  • Bake in batches for 8 – 10 mins, the biscuits will rise up and then flatten out when they’re done.

  • Leave to firm up for a min on the trays then lift off and leave to cool completely on a wire rack.

Melt the milk chocolate over a pan of just-boiled water.

  • Roll the marzipan into small egg shapes, and place on the biscuits. Using a tsp, quickly drizzle over the melted chocolate.

Top tip for making Chocolate Easter biscuits

Don't bother melting chocolate over a pan of simmering water. Just break it up and put it in the microwave on a low or defrost setting for a few minutes, stirring halfway through.

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