Easter Chickens

What you’ll need…

250g SUNBEAM Mixed Fruit

250g ANGUS PARK Medjool Dates

165g pkt SUNBEAM Seed Mix

120g pkt SUNBEAM Skinless Hazelnuts

½ cup desiccated coconut

⅓ cup coconut oil

1 tsp vanilla essence

300g white chocolate buttons

½ cup desiccated coconut

10 drops yellow food colouring

Slivered almonds, edible eyes and lollies for beaks


  1. Combine mixed fruit, dates, seeds mix, hazelnuts, coconut, coconut oil and vanilla in the bowl of a food processor. Blend well until a thick paste is formed. Roll tablespoonfuls of mixture into balls and refrigerate.
  2. Place chocolate into a heatproof bowl and place over a saucepan of gently simmering water. Mix until melted and smooth. Remove from heat.
  3. Combine coconut and food colouring, tossing until well distributed.
  4. Using a fork, pierce balls and dip into melted chocolate. Sprinkle with coloured coconut and set aside on a tray. Decorate with almonds, eyes and beaks. Refrigerate until required.