preheat oven to 180°c/160°c fan forced. grease and line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until pale and creamy. add golden syrup; beat until well combined.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rate this recipe out of 5:
Recipes.com.au is your one stop destination for no-fuss, super-delicious recipes that are as much fun to prepare as they are to devour.
From weeknight dinners, to treats for special occasions, we've got you covered. All recipes are designed to be simple and easy to follow, so you can spend more time enjoying good company and good food.
Each recipe is tried-and-tested by a dedicated our cooking team to ensure you can recreate the same great results at home. Whether you're picking up a frying pan for the first time, or a seasoned cook, you are sure to find something you'll love in our versatile collection of recipes.
It's time to get cooking.