Very forgiving. Use large sharp knife to … I just found your blog and cant wait to try some of ur stuff. Just wanted to say dankie skattie, your crunchie recipe is a winner! I grew up in South Africa and haven’t been back for 10 years. I’m sure that’s due to the added sugar and moisture in my coconut. just forward them to me. Cool completely, about 20 minutes. Anouk, Hi Anouk, it’s been a while since you asked, but I just posted an updated version of my South African Crunchies recipe with gram measurements. Soft, chewy, and LOADED with chocolate chips- They are a vegan and gluten-free dessert made in just 12 minutes. You are more than welcome to post my comment on Facebook, the world needs to hear about these transcendent Crunchies, haha! When the first timer goes off (after 25 - 30 minutes) turn the oven down to 300 degrees F and bake an additional 5 - 10 minutes depending on how chewy or crunchy you like them. I can buy Lyles golden syrup here in Dallas at our local Krogers and in Florida at Publix. Dina, if you want them crispy then make them a bit thinner. A real call from the home country. Helen, I’m so happy you and the family liked them! P.s. I love the combination of chocolate and oats, and I figured that the chocolate from the sunflower seeds would give my crunchy oatmeal cookie recipe an additional chocolatey, nutty flavor. A crunchy buttery brown sugar and vanilla oatmeal cookie bar with a thick layer of chocolate and soft creamy caramel in the center. Additions are only limited by imagination. – Orna. However I was using the old version you had on this website and I don’t see it anymore would you be so kind to email it to me if possible because I bookmarked your website on my phone and I would refer to the recipe on the your website to make the crunchies I did not learn if of by heart. Baie life vir Jerusalem. Where are you located? Set the oven rack to the middle and preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (160 C) convection (preferably) or standard. Will let you know how it goes. Warmest regards, Orna, I am so glad I am came across your website when I was looking for a good old South Africa version of crunchies, I made it plent of times and my hubby simply loved it so did many others. We are all so proud of how well he is doing, how did you meet him? You’re awesome! See more ideas about chip cookies, cookie recipes, dessert recipes. I made these on the spur of the moment (couldn’t wait for my mom to text me her recipe so Googled ‘crunchies’ and found your page) – I didn’t have any shredded coconut in the house; left it out and the crunchies still taste really, really good. Dear Orna, will you please mail me your Original Chrunchy Recipy to arinagrobler@gmail.com. I’m happy you found me Michele! Thanks for writing in. Many thanks. This is my most searched and requested recipe. I added cashew nuts since its just something I always imagined to be in crunchies for some reason. LESS-, © 2021 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved. Let me know if that’s you! Hi Dina, I’m not sure if the sesame seeds added to the chewiness, so maybe next time try one batch with and one batch without. Enjoy! ~ Ros. Nice website BTW 😉 Thanks for taking the time to write in… Best, Orna. Sheet pan cookies: How to make easy, crunchy cookie brittle at home Just mix, press and bake. HOW TO MAKE this NO BAKE CHOCOLATE OATMEAL COOKIE BARS recipe STEP ONE: Prepare a 9×13 baking dish. bar, Comment I just love the simplicity of your recipes.. So glad you liked them! . Thank you so much for this great recipe!! Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookie Bars embrace the laid back nature of summer. It’s amazing Claire how little squares can transport you back in time! I was a bit worried but they turned out just fine. And the next South African recipe on my list was melktert – my absolute fav! I hate this, being forced to jump through your hoops of advertising. share the recipe please, South African oatmeal bars. I also reduce the sugar to .75 cup and I add 1tsp ground ginger. Like in grams? For me, it’s almost like a dense cake that slices and packs well for breakfast and on-the-go mornings! Bake 20 minutes or until firm and golden brown. Hi Orna, Spread out on the prepared baking sheet. After 15 minutes carefully rotate the pan and set it on a second baking sheet; cover loosely with foil. We were first introduced to these bars when we dined at local favorite, Ingredient in Kansas City. And pretty please give me credit and link back to my site if you share my recipe on your blog or website. Please send me your Golden syrup recipe. I made a big batch over the weekend for a braai and it was a hit with Saffas and non-Saffas alike. Fill an Oxo Cookie Jar with fresh Crunchies for a hostess gift. Let me know if this helps!   Crunchies were my favorite “biscuit”—the South African term for cookies. South African staying in Harare. I am watching my weight these days and really love krunchies. As a former Weight Watchers Leader and Ambassador, her passion is to inspire others with her healthy recipes, favorite food finds, and weight-loss tips — with the odd confession here and there! Hi Lisa, Great to know about the sunflower oil – thanks for letting me know. It’s almost exactly how my mom made them (and she can’t remember the recipe). Stay tuned. Isme, Hi Isme, Dankie vir die resep ek is nie n bakster nie, maar probeer gereeld nuwe resepte, maar ek kan nie die crunchies se metode vind nie. Was a little home sick for Africa today. Serve you guests with this oatmeal cookie bark that’s made with rice cereal– a crispy dessert. There are no social login steps defined in Sitecore for this flow! Food looks delicious The oz (ounces) measurements are for those who like to bake by weight – which is the most accurate method. Your email address will not be published. ½ cup dried cranberries or dried cherries. I’m so disappointed!!! thanks for your site, Decrease the oven temperature to 300°F / 150°C. Please go have a read http://domesticatedlife84.com/2014/10/19/crunchies/. Better than at the cafe I went to and I was seriously considering buying a batch from them! 🙂 They were exactly as I remembered! I did turn down the temp but was worried the bottom was burning so took them out at 36mins. Thank you so much for your site and recipes. Let me know what you try. Press half of the oat mixture over the bottom of the baking dish. Add in egg, mix, then add the oatmeal and chocolate chips. I am so glad I found your recipe! Glad you are working on a healthier version of the crunchies, but can you still keep the other recipe up? 🙁, Happy to hear it Hazel! 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