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Creme Egg Chocolate Cookie Bars

We’ve had Valentine’s Day, Pancake Day and Lent is in progress, so it must be nearly Creme Egg time! Take a look at my Cadbury Creme Egg Chocolate Cookie Bars, the perfect Easter treat to share with a crowd. Yum!

Creme Egg Chocolate Cookie Bars

A thick layer of cookie, a very thick layer of chocolate, a LOT of mini Creme Eggs, with icing to decorate. Would you share? My work colleagues were rather happy when I brought this in. Can’t think why!

Creme Egg Chocolate Cookie Bars

Make a batch this Easter, slice into pieces and enjoy. Simple to make with store-cupboard ingredients, you really can’t go wrong with this recipe, and it is great for a party. This would fly off the plate for an Easter bake sale too.

Creme Egg Chocolate Cookie Bars

If you like my Creme Egg Chocolate Cookie Bars, you might also like my Creme egg chocolate ganache tart, perfect for a posh dessert at Easter! Donโ€™t forget to subscribe to my posts so you never miss a recipe, and get them straight into your inbox. You might also like my post about baking in the slow cooker.

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Creme Egg Chocolate Cookie Bars
Prep Time
2 hr 30 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
3 hr
 

A delicious Easter treat

Course: Dessert
Author: bakingqueen74
Ingredients
For the cookie layer:
  • 120 g unsalted butter softened
  • 90 g dark brown sugar
  • 35 g caster sugar
  • 1 medium egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 80 g plain flour
  • 120 g self-raising flour
  • 0.5 tsp baking powder
  • pinch of salt
For the chocolate layer and decoration:
  • 150 g dark chocolate
  • 200 g milk chocolate
  • 2 bags of Cadbury mini Creme Eggs approx 8 per bag
  • g Approx 100 icing sugar
  • Orange food colour to colour half of the icing
Instructions
  1. Freeze your mini Creme Eggs the night before, to make them easier to cut in half.
  2. First make the cookie layer.
  3. Place the butter and two different sugars in a large bowl. Beat together with a wooden spoon (or mixeuntil the mixture is creamy.
  4. Add the egg and vanilla bean paste and beat well.
  5. Sift in the flour, baking powder and salt.
  6. Mix together with a wooden spoon until the mixture starts to come together.
  7. Place the cookie dough in a square pan (I used an eight-inch silicone palined with baking paper.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes at 180 degrees, until golden brown and cooked through.
  9. Leave the cookie to cool for a couple of hours.
  10. Melt the chocolate in a bain-marie (bowl over a pan of simmering water).
  11. Pour melted chocolate over the (coocookie layer, spread with a spatula until smooth.
  12. Leave the remaining chocolate in your bowl to set again, and make chocolate shavings with it using a knife.
  13. Cut the mini Creme Eggs in half along the join on the side and place them with the cut side up in the melted chocolate. Press them down into the chocolate. I used about ten mini Creme Eggs here in total, and arranged them in rows.
  14. Carefully transfer the pan to the fridge and chill until set.
  15. Once set, make up two small bowls of water icing. Make sure your icing is quite thick and not runny.
  16. Colour one bowl of icing with the orange food colour and leave the other white.
  17. Drizzle the white and orange icing over the top of the chocolate layer to give the effect of the Creme eggs running all over the place. Allow the icing to set.
  18. Decorate with the chocolate shavings, cut into pieces and enjoy!

 

Creme Egg Chocolate Cookie Bars

This is the time of year when food blogs are going Creme Egg crazy! Here are some of the best Creme Egg recipes out there:

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Creme egg chocolate cookie bars

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Jac -Tinned Tomatoes (@tinnedtoms)
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Those look heavenly Lucy. Now just push one this way!

Kit Graham
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Oh yes! Easter candy is the best and this is a creative way to turn it into something even better!

Platter Talk
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I love this classic Easter treat but have never seen a recipe for it; thanks so much for doing this one!

nicoleleemcneil
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No!! Please! I can’t see this! Now I’m going to have to make it and I will probably eat the entire pan!!! Thanks for sharing ๐Ÿ™‚ Love Cadbury eggs….they make the best desserts in the spring time!!

recipesfromapantry
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I was sondering what to do with my left over creme eggs. Now I know.

littlesunnykitchen
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Wow Lucy this sounds and looks heavenly! Would love to try a piece, or two, or the whole thing!! ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks for linking to my egg creme pavlova recipe!

gingey bites
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OH WOW this looks amazing! Sod the diet, I’m going in ๐Ÿ™‚

Rahul @samosastreet.com
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I canโ€™t stop thinking about these! They look so fudgy and wonderful

Sarah
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Definitely want to treat myself to these! ๐Ÿ™‚

jennypaulin
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YUM! yep looks darn good to me x

Eb Gargano
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This looks so gorgeous! I am loving all the creme egg recipes out there at the moment. Busy compiling a Pinterest board of all of them and have added this too it ๐Ÿ™‚

hijackedbytwins
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Oh wow this is so naughty yet so good! My diet will be on hold over Easter! Thank you for sharing with #CookBlogShare x

Angela / Only Crumbs Remain
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Oh boy Lucy, those look soooo good. I can certainly understand why your work colleagues were so happy!
Angela x

Angela
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These look wonderful! I think they will be fun to make with the kids, Pinned ๐Ÿ™‚ Would love for you to share at the Sunday Fitness & Food Link-Up at: http://www.marathonsandmotivation.com

confarreo
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Wow these look gorgeous Going to have to make these!! Xxx

Hayley (@SnapHappyBakes)
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Holy Moly this looks good ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks for sharing it with #CookBlogShare

Dominic Franks (@belleaukitchen)
Guest

well now, I do adore a creme egg and i’ve seen many creme egg bakes before but nothing quite as lovely as these. I want all of them now! Thanks so much for linking to Simply Eggcellent xx

Sarah Trivuncic, Maison Cupcake
Guest

Oh golly, these look amazing. What a TERRIBLE influence you are!

Helen Costello (@CasaCostello)
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Oh my goodness, this is amazing! I daren’t show my girls or they would have me making it NOW! Thanks so much for joining in with #BakeoftheWeek and for sharing my brownies x

Linzi - Lancashire Food
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Thanks for linking up to week should cocoa, fab looking bake and perfect easter treat

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choclette
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Could have sworn I’d already commented on this Lucy, but apparently not. These are definitely ‘fly of the plate’ pieces of gorgeousness, no wonder your work colleagues were thrilled. I do love a good traybake and don’t make them often enough. Thanks for sharing with #WeShouldCocoa and also for sharing one of my creme egg recipes ๐Ÿ™‚

HedgeComber
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Mmmm, these look fab Lucy. Thanks so much for sharing with Tea Time Treats ๐Ÿ™‚ A belated round up is on its way!
Janie x

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