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South African Crunchies


1 cup – Margarine

3 tablespoons – Golden Syrup

1 teaspoon – Vanilla Extract

2 cups – Self Raising Flour [DO NOT SUBSTITUTE]

1 cup – Granulated Sugar

2 cups – Quick Oats p.s.Not Instant

1 cup – Unsweetened Coconut ,Medium

Step 1:- Preheat Oven to 325 or 350

Step 2 :- Melt Margarine on low heat. Add the Golden Syrup and stir well . Stir in Vanilla extract and set aside.

Step 3:- In a large mixing bowl sift in the flour

Step 4:- Add the Sugar, Oats and Coconut stir well until evenly mixed.

Step 5 :- Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add the Margarine+Syrup mixture . Use an electric mixer to make sure all is incorporated evenly.

Step 6:- Press mixture into a sprayed 9 x 13 inch baking pan. Dough will be about a half inch thick.

Step 7:- Bake 20 to 30 minutes until golden brown and depending on your oven ,so watch carefully . Edges may burn.

Remove from Oven and using a Pizza cutter cut into 24 bars.

Gently remove and place on a wire rack until cooled.

Store in an airtight container and Freeze well!!

Tip: Extra Sweet ,when you add Chocolate Icing on top, and let it cool before cutting!


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