Hedgehog slice

Hedgehog slice
Hedgehog slice 

Through years of volunteering for Brownies and Girl Guides, our home cook hero, Cheryl Osborne has found her talent lies in meticulous organisation, a gift she has harnessed to feed hundreds of ravenous children home-cooked meals while away on camp.


250g plain sweet biscuits

¾ cup chopped walnuts, pecans or almonds

1 cup sultanas, optional

125g butter

125g sugar

2 tbsp cocoa

2 tbsp coconut

1 tsp vanilla

1 beaten egg 


Crush biscuits, leaving some lumps, add nuts and sultanas.

Combine butter, sugar, cocoa, coconut and vanilla in a saucepan and cook for 2 minutes.

Cool slightly and add egg, add to biscuit, nut mixture.

Press into a greased slice tin.

Ice with chocolate icing and refrigerate until set.

Cut into squares.