Honey Joys – Old School Birthday Party Food!

I made these Honey Joys a couple of weekends ago for our youngest’s third birthday party. They went down a treat with both the kids and the adults. I think most adults secretly love a bit of old school party food!

Honey Joys Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 180g butter or margarine
  • 2/3 cup caster sugar
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 8 cups Corn Flakes

(makes about 40)

Method:
1. Preheat oven to 150°C.

Honey Joys - Making
2. Line about 40 muffin tins with patty pans and measure out corn flakes into a large bowl.

Honey Joys - Making
3. In a medium saucepan, melt butter, sugar and honey together.

Honey Joys - Making
4. Remove from heat once it starts to bubble slightly.

5. Pour butter mixture onto corn flakes and mix well.

6. Spoon the mixture into patty pans. The mixture hardens quite quickly, so you need to work with a bit of speed.

7. Bake for about 10 minutes.


8. Allow to cool in trays for 10 minutes before moving to racks to cool further. If like me, you are going to put little party toppers onto the honey joys, it is good to do it as soon as they are out of the oven. The mixture then sets around the little stick.

Honey Joys - Party Food
Enjoy! I will share more photos and recipes from the birthday party over the next month or so.

Honey Joys
 
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Recipe type: birthdays
Ingredients:
  • 180g butter or margarine
  • • ⅔ cup caster sugar
  • • 2 tablespoon honey
  • • 8 cups Corn Flakes
Method:
  1. Preheat oven to 150°C.
  2. Line about 40 muffin tins with patty pans and measure out corn flakes into a large bowl.
  3. In a medium saucepan, melt butter, sugar and honey together.
  4. Remove from heat once it starts to bubble slightly.
  5. Pour butter mixture onto corn flakes and mix well.
  6. Spoon the mixture into patty pans. The mixture hardens quite quickly, so you need to work with a bit of speed.
  7. Bake for about 10 minutes.
  8. Allow to cool in trays for 10 minutes before moving to racks to cool further. If like me, you are going to put little party toppers onto the honey joys, it is good to do it as soon as they are out of the oven. The mixture then sets around the little stick.
  9. Makes about 40.

Our Family Menu Plan For This Week.

Baking: Easy Chocolate Cake

Monday: Fried Rice

Tuesday: Lamb Chops With Steamed Vegetables

Wednesday: Left Overs

Thursday: Slow Cooker Butter Chicken – a personal fave of mine!

Friday: Pasta with Chicken and Spinach

Saturday: Marinated Chicken Sticks With Salad

Sunday: Sausages and Steamed Vegetables

If you are looking for further recipe inspiration, check out my complete list of Family Friendly Recipes. All of these recipes are in the database of the Planning With Kids Free Menu Planner. You can use the menu planner to plan a week of meals for your family and then print out the associated shopping list.

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Comments

  1. says

    There really is nothing better than a chocolate crackle or a good old honey joy. I think people try to get a bit too fancy these days. I love a good old fashioned party with the all time favourites.

  2. says

    LOVE these. I make them all year round for lunchboxes. (I am not a fan of copha, so these are a lovely replacement….)