Malted Milk Ball Bunny Brittle

Malted Milk Ball Bunny BrittleIt’s the tenth of the month and that means it’s time for another fun Blog Hop with 9 of my favorite bloggers.  Our theme for this month is Bunnies and I hope you are as excited to see what everyone came up with as I am!

Ah, spring is in the air and what’s more springy than sweet bunnies? Get your pin fingers ready and take a looksie at these 10 bunny themed projects then read on for my full tutorial how to create your own Malted  Milk Ball Bunny Brittle.

10 CUTE bunny projects, recipes and crafts! #spring

I decided to create a little bunny treat.  I am a huge malted milk ball fan and one of my favorite Easter candy’s (besides Peeps) are those yummy malted milk ball eggs.  I am also a big fan of throwing malted milk powder into my baked goods so I decided to combine the two in some yummy bunny brittle.  Bunny brittle is a yummy and addictive thin and crispy version of a cookie.

bunny brittleI love this stuff and it always disappears quickly when I take it to a party.  I have several other versions of it on the blog too that are just as yummy!  Here, here and here !The dough is similar to a shortbread (there are no eggs).  I added in malted milk powder, mini chocolate chips and crushed up malted milk ball eggs.  Of course if it is not Easter time and the eggs aren’t available in the stores just use regular malted milk balls!

The dough may seem a little dry initially but just keep mixing it until the dough comes together. Bake it until it is golden brown, you want them to be crispy and crunchy.  I discovered that the malted milk version doesn’t get quite a crispy as some of the others I make due to the malted milk balls melting in the dough but it is still just as delicious,  just a little chewier.

Malted Milk Ball Bunny Brittle

 

After the brittle cooled I drizzled it with some yellow Wilton  Melts and then sprinkled a cup of crushed malted milk ball eggs over the top.

Malted Milk Ball Bunny BrittleBe sure and sprinkle the malted milk ball eggs over the areas where the chocolate is drizzled.  The chocolate provides the glue for the  malted milk ball eggs.

Malted Milk Ball Bunny Brittle

What bunny could resist a piece of Malted Milk Ball Bunny Brittle?

Malted Milk Ball Bunny Brittle

For other fun Easter treats check out these:

Easter OreosPeeps on a Stick  – Bunny Cookie Bark

 

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Malted Milk Ball Bunny Brittle

Ingredients

  • 1 C butter, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1/2 C brown sugar
  • 2 C flour
  • 1/2 C malt powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 C mini chocolate chips
  • 1 C malted milk ball eggs, smashed
  • 2 oz. white chocolate, melted to drizzle
  • 1/2 C malted milk ball to sprinkle on top

Instructions

  • Mix together butter, vanilla, salt and sugars and beat until blended.
  • Add in flour and chocolate chips and 1 C crushed malted milk balls.
  • Press into an ungreased 15 x 10 jelly roll style cookie sheet. Bake at 375 for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown and crisp.
  • Cool.
  • If it is not crisp enough return the oven for another 5 minutes.
  • Drizzle with 2 oz. of white chocolate and sprinkle with 1/2 C chopped malted milk balls
  • After cool and chocolate is set, break into pieces.

Enjoy!
Leigh Anne

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Comments

  1. 1
    Liz says:

    Thank you Leigh Anne. Have a Wonderful Day!

  2. 2

    Mmmm, what a great concoction! So colorful, too!

  3. 3

    Way fun! Perfect Easter treat for the kiddos. Thanks!
    Mariel @ Or so she says… recently posted..DIY No Sew Pillow (She: Carmella)

  4. 4

    What a fun Easter recipe! I can’t wait to give it a try. Thank you for sharing!
    Loren @ Hardcore Desserts recently posted..The ULTIMATE Chocolate Lovers’ Brownies

  5. 5
    Landee says:

    Looks so delicious and festive!! Thanks for the recipe and idea!
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  6. 6
    Lolly Jane says:

    I love those Whoppers, mmm!
    Lolly Jane recently posted..Craft Room Reveal

  7. 7
    Sara t says:

    Hi! This looks yummy! I noticed that you talked about mixing in maltes milk power, but your recipe doesn’t have it listed for amount or when to mix it in? Also, if I don’t have a jelly roll pan, would a cookie sheet or a cake pan work better? Thank you!!

  8. 8

    i can always count on you to make a recipe that makes my mouth water! Yum Yum Yum! xoxo
    ashley @ little miss momma recently posted..10 Minute Bunny Tea Towel

  9. 9

    Wow Leigh Anne, these look amazing! My family LOVES robin egg malt balls. What a pretty and delicious treat for Easter. Can’t wait to try it.
    Caroline @ Creative Party Themes recently posted..Softball Team Party Ideas

  10. 10
    Linda Warren says:

    I too am a huge malted milk ball fan and this brittle looks awesome. It would certainly be a hit with two little guys I know. Thanks for sharing on Wednesday Whatsits.

  11. 11
    Christine says:

    Oh what I would do to snack on some right now! YUM! Thanks for sharing :)
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