Chocolate Crackle Biscuits

November 29, 2021

Replenish the biscuit jar for the festive season with these scrumptious chocolate crackle biscuits. Bundle-them-up in a mason jar as a gift or, simply set aside for the family as a well-earned afternoon treat to be enjoyed with a cuppa.

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125 g Plant-based Nuttelex

225 g milk chocolate melted & cooled

1 cup brown sugar

2 eggs

1 cup plain flour

2 tsp baking powder

1/2 cup cocoa

pinch salt

1 tsp vanilla extract

5 tbsp milk

1 cup icing sugar


hand held mixer / stand mixer

cling wrap

baking paper

baking tray


1Melt chocolate over a double boiler set aside to cool

2Sift your flour & cocoa set aside in a bowl

3Cream Nuttelex & sugar beating until light & fluffy then add eggs, salt, vanilla & baking powder. Next, place the mixer on low then add the melted chocolate in a steady stream – mix well then add flour /cocoa mix & milk in intervals until combined & dough is formed

4Divide batter and roll into desired size logs and chill to firm in freezer for 1 hour to firm

5When ready to bake roll chilled dough into balls then roll into icing sugar- or if frozen for longer cut into 1cm disks then roll through icing sugar before placing on a lined baking tray

6Bake at 160C fan forced In preheated oven for 12-15 until cookies have flattened & sugar has cracked

7Store in an airtight container