Santa's Button Treats

Image: Msi Muzi Mathebula

Santa’s Button Treats – Sweet, crispy and delicious

If you love to have something sweet after dinner, Santa’s Button Treats will make you smile. They’re perfect for your holiday snack table.

Santa's Button Treats

Image: Msi Muzi Mathebula

Snacks, we all love snacks, especially when they are soft, sweet and easy to eat with your hands. If you love cake puffs or jam-filled biscuits, you’ll love Santa’s Button Treats. They are light, sweet and perfect for your weekend snack-table or for a sweet treat after dinner.

When melting the butter for your treats, use a low heat and don’t let the butter brown or foam as it can change the flavour and texture. Adding the dry ingredients after mixing the wet ingredients helps mixing and will ensure a smooth batter. Roll them up and make your batter balls and then place them in the oven. These delicious treats are perfect for any occasion and Santa’s Button Treats should be part of Christmas dessert.

If you love to have something sweet after dinner, Santa’s Button Treats will make you smile, every single time.

Santa’s Buttons Treats Recipe

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Recipe by Msi Muzi Mathebula Course: DessertCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
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  • 150 g Butter

  • 75 ml Sugar

  • 1 ml Vanilla essence

  • 310 ml Cake flour

  • 90 ml Corn flour

  • 125 ml Finely chopped pecan nuts

  • 30 ml Jam


  • Melt butter in a saucepan large enough to mix all the ingredients.
  • Remove from heat stir in the sugar and vanilla essence. Sift flour until combined well.
  • Roll tablespoon of mixture into balls roll in nuts and place on a greased oven tray.
  • Make an indentation in the centre of each biscuit.
  • Spoon a little jam in the centre and bake at 160°C for 15-20 minutes until pale golden.


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