Chocolate Crackles

These biscuits have been children’s party essentials through the decades. Make them with puffed rice cereal or cornflakes.

1 hour
Prep Time
Chocolate Crackles


  • 250g vegetable shortening 
  • 1 cup Chelsea icing sugar
  • ¼ cup cocoa 
  • 4 cups puffed rice breakfast cereal or cornflakes
  • 1 cup fine desiccated coconut


  1. Melt the vegetable shortening in a saucepan.
  2. Sift together the icing sugar and cocoa and add to the pan. Mix well, then tip in the rice bubbles or cornflakes and coconut.
  3. Stir everything together, then put spoonful into paper cupcake cases. Set in the fridge for 30 minutes.

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Teresa Moore

Just made these for my grandson for his Matariki event at school, he loves them and thinks his friends will like them too!

Miss Moetara

Beautiful x

Pratima nand