Prep time 35 min
Cook time 12 min
Serves 20
Nutritional information per serving
Weight 43.7 g
Calories 209 cal
Total Fat 11.6 g
Saturated Fat 8.3 g
Carbs 24.4 g
Sugars 12.5 g
Sodium 57 mg
Fibre 0.6 g
Protein 2.4 g


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  1. preheat oven to 180°c/160°c fan forced. grease and line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
  2. using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until pale and creamy. add golden syrup; beat until well combined.
  3. stir in sifted flour, cinnamon and NESTLÉ baking cocoa; mix until just combined. turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead lightly until smooth. cover and place in the fridge for 30 minutes to rest.
  4. using a lightly floured rolling pin, roll out dough until 4mm thick. using an 8 cm star or christmas tree shaped biscuit cutter, cut shapes from the dough. place on prepared trays. then using a 4 cm star shaped biscuit cutter, cut a smaller shape from the centre of each star biscuit.
  5. use a thin drinking straw to cut a small hole in the top corner of each biscuit. continue cutting biscuits from the dough, re-rolling as necessary. bake for 12 minutes or until golden. set aside to cool slightly.
  6. spoon NESTLÉ white melts into a piping bag; drizzle on to biscuits. allow to set. thread ribbon through the hole in each biscuit and secure with a knot.

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