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Malted shortbread trees
Malted shortbread trees 4.3-5 9
  • Calories: 414 kj
  • Fat: 5g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.6g

How to Make:

  1. Preheat oven to 160C/140C fan-forced. Grease 2 large baking trays. Line trays with baking paper.
  2. Using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add malt powder and flour. Stir until mixture forms a crumbly dough. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Press dough together. Knead until smooth. Shape dough into a disc. Wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  3. Roll out dough between 2 sheets of baking paper until 5mm thick. Using the 7.5cm, 6.5cm and 4.5cm Christmas tree cookie cutters, cut trees from dough, re-rolling and cutting dough trimmings.
  4. Place trees, 3cm apart, on prepared trays. Bake, 1 tray at a time, for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Stand on trays to cool completely.
  5. Place melts in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH (100%), stirring with a metal spoon halfway through, for 1 to 2 minutes or until melted. Stand for 2 minutes. Spoon chocolate into a snap-lock bag. Snip off 1 corner. Using the picture as a guide, decorate Christmas trees with melted chocolate. Decorate with pearl sugar, stars and sprinkles. Stand for 20 minutes or until set. Serve.
Time for preparing:
35 min.


  • 150g butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup caster sugar
  • 1/2 cup malted milk powder
  • 1 1/4 cups plain flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 1/2 cup NESTLÉ BAKERS' CHOICE White Choc Melts
  • Pink and blue pearl sugar, to decorate
  • White and blue candy stars, to decorate
  • Pastel confetti sprinkles, to decorate