Biscuits and Cookies

Neapolitan Slice

Neapolitan Slice

These multi-coloured cake slices are a moist treat for any occasion or to just have on hand when friends drop by.Read More
Chocolate Crackles

Chocolate Crackles

A popular children's treat in Australia and New Zealand, especially for birthday parties and at school fêtes.Read More
Cornflake and Cranberry Crisps

Cornflakes and Cranberry Crisps

Take a popular breakfast cereal, add some chocolate and dried cranberries, and you have a makeover of Chocolate Crackles.Read More
Ginger Shortbread Stars

Ginger Shortbread Stars

These shortbread treats have an added burst of flavour with crystallised ginger.Read More
Coconut Rough Slice

Coconut Rough Slice

Take chocolate to the tropics and mix it up with coconut and you'll come up with something like our quick and easy coconut rough slices. These taste very similar to the coconut roughs you buy in the shops.Read More
Choco-Weetbix Slice

Choco-Weetbix Slice

Cereal doesn't have to be confined to the breakfast of champions, and these Weetbix slices prove the point. Add some cocoa and you have a great chocolate fibre treat.Read More
Apricot Fudge Slice

Apricot Fudge Slice

Taking only a few minutes to prepare, this tangy, fudgey slice is sure to please even the most discerning sweet tooth.Read More

Baking a difference with Red Cross

It's that time of year again, when local families and communities around Australia get creative in the kitchen to help Red Cross bake the world a better place.Read More
Nutty Chocolate Squares

Nutty Chocolate Squares

A mouth-watering treat of creamy, rich chocolate between two layers of sugary cookies and finished off with a dusting of icing sugar. You’ll be so pleased with this recipe that you’ll be making them all year round.

Nutty Chocolate Squares
Serves: 36
Cook time: 
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Ingredients
  • 340 g semisweet chocolate chips
  • 225 g cream cheese, softened
  • 150 ml evaporated milk
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract, divided
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 125 g butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon icing sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 175°C.
  2. In a medium saucepan over low heat, combine chocolate chips, cream cheese, and evaporated milk; stirring constantly unt...
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Vanilla Sugar Cookies

Vanilla Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies may be formed by hand or rolled and cut into shapes. They are commonly decorated with frosting, sprinkles, or a combination of both. Decorative shapes and figures can be cut into the spread dough using a cookie cutter. Read More