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The Yummiest Creme Egg Cookies

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The best Creme Egg cookies I’ve ever made. The edges are just starting to crunch the middle is chewy and the Creme Eggs just swirl meltingly into the cookie dough they are an absolute dream.

Our Creme Egg cookies make a fab bake for kids parties or as a little Easter treat they’re a great recipe for kids to bake this Easter. 

Kids just love smashing up Creme Eggs ready to stir into the cookie dough – it’s rather a delicious task requiring a lot of finger licking!

pile of freshly baked creme egg cookies alongside mini creme eggs

You’ll just need a handful of ingredients to make these scrumptious Creme Egg Cookies.

ingredients for creme egg cookies on a white table top - self raising flour in a white bowl with purple rim, three creme eggs, small blue, white and red bowl with sugar in, small wooden bowl with a block of butter in it and a small white bowl with maple syrup in it
  • 100g Caster Sugar
  • 100g Butter – at room temperature
  • 1 tbs Maple Syrup
  • 3 Cadbury Creme Eggs
  • 170g Self Raising Flour

Equipment Needed

  • Mixing bowl
  • Wooden spoon
  • Tablespoon
  • Weighing Scales
  • Knife
  • Baking Tray
  • Fish slice or spatula to slide the cookies from the tray
  • Cooling Rack

Easy Creme Egg Cookies Recipe

Our Creme Egg Cookies are super easy to make you can whip up a batch of freshly made cookies in no time!

pile of freshly baked creme egg cookies alongside mini creme eggs
  • Preheat the oven – heat the oven to 180C / 350F / Gas Mark 4
  • Grease a large baking tray – lightly with butter
  • Add the butter and sugar – to a mixing bowl
green Joesph joseph bowl with butter and sugar in the bottom and wooden spoon resting on the edge
  • Mix the butter and sugar together – in a mixing bowl until it’s soft and fluffy.
bright green joseph joseph bowl filled with butter and sugar that's being mixed together with a wooden spoon until light and fluffy
  • Add the maple syrup – and mix gently into the butter and sugar.
bright green joseph joseph mixing bowl with creamed together butter and sugar in the bottom with a wooden spoon reseting on the side - small white bowl of maple syrup being poured into the mixing bowl
  • Chop up the Cadbury Creme Eggs roughly – the kids love to help with this bit!
white plate with pale blue rim filled with chopped up creme eggs - three creme egg wrappers on the table next to the plate
  • Tip half the self raising flour – into the butter and sugar mixture and mix in well with a wooden spoon.
bright green joseph joseph mixing bowl with creamed together butte and sugar in the bottom with self raising flour just been tipped in ready to mix. Small bowl of self raising flour next to the mixing bowl ready to be added
  • Tip the bashed up Cadbury Creme Eggs into the cookie dough – and stir in gently to mix then throughout the batter evenly.
bright green Joseph Joseph mixing bowl with creme egg cookie dough mix being stirred with a wooden spoon - small bowl of self raising flour to the side of the mixing bowl waiting to be added
  • Tip in the rest of the self raising flour – and mix through the cookie dough gently to bind everything together in a stiff dough.
bright green Joseph Joseph mixing bowl filled with creme egg cookie dough being mixed with a wooden spoon
  • Roll the cookies – take ping pong sized pieces of dough and roll them into a ball between your hands.
  • Place the cookies dough balls onto a greased baking tray – with space to grow as they bake.
  • Squash the cookie dough balls – down slightly using a fork
baking tray greased with butter with balls of creme egg cookie dough spaced out across the tray ready to bake
  • Bake in the oven – for around 10 minutes until just turning golden
  • Let the cookies cool – on the tray for around 10 minutes so they harden, then remove them to a wire cooling rack to cool properly.

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Creme Egg Cookie recipe

These delicious Creme Egg cookies are great for using up leftover Easter Egg chocolate… should such a thing exist.

You can just switch out the Creme Eggs for any leftover chocolate eggs you have.

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Here Are Some More Easter Bakes For You To Try

  • Easy Easter Cake – Probably one of most easy Easter cake for children to help in the making of – a rich chocolate cake coated in frosting and decorated with chocolate bunnies and eggs.

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Creme Egg Cookies

pile of freshly baked creme egg cookies alongside mini creme eggs

Super easy Creme Egg Cookies

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 100g Caster Sugar 
  • 100g Butter
  • 1 tbs Maple Syrup
  • 3 Cadbury Creme Eggs 
  • 170g Self Raising Flour


  1. Heat the oven to 180C and grease a large baking sheet with butter.
  2. Mix together the butter and sugar until fluffy and light.
  3. Add the maple surp and mix in gently.
  4. Chop the Creme Eggs into rough chunks.
  5. Stir half the flour in to the butter and sugar and mix well.
  6. Tip in the Creme Egg chunks and mix gently.
  7. Add the rest of the flour and mix into a stiff dough using your hands.
  8. Roll ping pong sized dough balls between your hands and place well spaced onto the greased baking tray.
  9. Squash the cookie dough balls down slightly with a fork.
  10. Bake for around 10 minutes until just turning golden.
  11. Leave them to cool on the tray for 10 minutes then move to a wire rack to cool completely

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 276Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 340mgCarbohydrates: 39gFiber: 1gSugar: 22gProtein: 3g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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Disclosure – the Joseph Joseph nesting bowl set used to make this recipe was gifted for review in November 2017 – you can read the Joseph Joseph nesting bowl review here.

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