It’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.
- Mr. & Mrs. Bunny Candles by Eighteen25
- Bunny Tail Bingo by Simply Kierste
- 10 Minute Bunny Tea Towel by Little Miss Momma
- White Chocolate Bunny Fudge by Or So She Says
- Bunny Food with Printable Easter Tags by Thirty Handmade Days
- Free Printable Bunny Banner by Landeelu
- Easter Bunny Chocolate Cakes by Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke
- 3D Bunny Head Art by Lolly Jane
- Malted Milk Ball Bunny Brittle by Your Home Based Mom
- Free Bunny Printables by Two Twenty One
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.
I 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.
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.
What bunny could resist a piece of Malted Milk Ball Bunny Brittle?
For other fun Easter treats check out these:
- 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
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.
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.
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