Easy Chocolate Hedgehog Slice

Whether you’re entertaining at home, need a dessert to take for afternoon tea, or just want something homemade, our Easy Chocolate Hedgehog Slice will ‘wow’ anyone who is lucky enough to enjoy it.

Serves: 24 slices

Time: One hour and 15 minutes


  • 225g butter
  • 225g caster sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • pinch salt
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 1/2 packets Marie biscuits, broken into small pieces



In a saucepan over a low heat, melt the butter, sugar and vanilla essence with a pinch of salt. Add the eggs, cocoa and biscuits, and stir while still over low heat. Pour into a greased tin and smooth out. Leave in the fridge for one hour and then cut into small pieces once set.

Note: you can even add some glacé cherries into the mix!

Written by YourLifeChoices Writers

YourLifeChoices' team of writers specialise in content that helps Australian over-50s make better decisions about wealth, health, travel and life. It's all in the name. For 22 years, we've been helping older Australians live their best lives.

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