Biscuits: Stained Glass Tree Decorations

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Bake and Decorate

By Fiona Cairns

Published 2011

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These look stunning on a Christmas tree; the coloured ‘glass’ glows when lit by lights or candles. The biscuits only last a few days on the tree, so eat them before they soften. Use whatever seasonal cutters you have, though you will need 2 sizes of each shape.



Preheat the oven to 180°C/fan 170°C/350°F/gas mark 4. Crush the boiled sweets (still in their wrappers) by bashing with a rolling pin. First placing all the sweets of the same colour in a polythene bag together means they won’t shoot all over the kitchen! Line a couple o