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Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Bean Cookies | Harry Potter Recipe

April 11, 2018

I spent ages agonising over a Harry Potter themed bake for a friend’s birthday. In the end I went with something simpler than I had originally planned, Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Bean Cookies.

We were heading out for birthday adventures, so Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Bean Cookies were the snacks for the day. I used a recipe from my good blogger friend Mike at the Bearded Bakery as a basis for these. I love to adapt recipes and usually scribble my ideas down in a notebook, my latest in my collection of many being this Harry Potter lenticular one*.

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Bertie Bott's Every Flavour Bean Cookies
Yields 12
Soft, chewy cookies, perfect for Harry Potter fans.
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Ingredients
  1. 100g Caster sugar
  2. 100g Unsalted butter, soft at room temp
  3. 1 tbsp Honey
  4. 150g Plain flour, seived
  5. 1tsp Baking powder
  6. 175g Jelly beans
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 180°C/160°C fan. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.
  2. Cream together the butter and the sugar in your mixer (I used my trusty Kmix) until light and fluffy (this can take several minutes).
  3. Mix in the honey and beat again.
  4. Mix in half of the flour with the jelly beans. Once this has combined mix in the rest of the flour and the baking powder.
  5. Keep on mixing until the dough starts to form a ball in the mixer. When very dough like turn out onto a floured surface and working with your hands.
  6. Separate the dough out into 12 sizeable balls. Don’t press them down and place on a baking tray (I baked two batches of 6).
  7. Place in the oven for 12-15 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and leave to cool on the tray for a few minutes, before transferring to a wire rack.
  9. Serve with steaming hot cups of tea.
Adapted from Mike at The Bearded Bakery
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These cookies were seriously good. Mike’s recipe never fails to work and impress! I suggest serving with steaming hot cups of tea and if you can, whilst the cookies are still warm. So would you give my Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Bean Cookies a go? Let me know in the comments,

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10 Comments

  • Reply Sarah April 11, 2018 at 6:14 pm

    Love the idea of these! I would be so tempted to use actual every flavour beans, that could make for some interesting reactions over a brew that’s for sure!

    Sarah 🙂

    Saloca in Wonderland

    • Reply MissPond April 15, 2018 at 9:55 pm

      That could be quite fun!

  • Reply Jasmin April 11, 2018 at 1:17 pm

    So, when I first read the header, I totally thought you were going to make cookies with the actually gross flavour jellybeans. Glad to find out they’re not…. but wouldn’t the yucky cookies make a disgustingly fantastic April fools joke?!

    • Reply MissPond April 15, 2018 at 9:56 pm

      Oh god no! Just the nice flavours 🙂

  • Reply Mellissa Williams April 11, 2018 at 9:34 am

    These cookies look really tasty. I like that they are super easy to make too. My son would love them

    • Reply MissPond April 15, 2018 at 9:56 pm

      They were super easy to make 🙂

  • Reply Ellie Dickinson April 11, 2018 at 9:31 am

    Fun idea but would never try it with Bertie botts! Too much risk of a gross flavoured bean!

    • Reply MissPond April 15, 2018 at 9:57 pm

      Definitely not – definitely a recipe for the nice flavours.

  • Reply Katy April 11, 2018 at 8:32 am

    Oh these look amazing! I make choc chip cookies but would never think to put jelly beans in! Will have to give them a whirl – maybe with a Harry Potter DVD marathon too!

    • Reply MissPond April 15, 2018 at 9:57 pm

      That would be the perfect afternoon activity 🙂

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