South African Chocolate Crunchies

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“They are crunchy squares with a yummy chocolate topping. They are easy to make and popular with kids to make and eat. Once made they won't stay around for long. There is a version of these that does not use chocolate but they are not as popular. I have reduced the sugar to 1/2 a cup, if you would like them sweeter use 1 cup of sugar.”
24 squares

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all the dry ingredients for the crunchies, except for the baking soda.
  2. Melt the butter and syrup together.
  3. Add the baking soda and stir.
  4. Pour into the dry ingredients and mix well.
  5. Press into a medium sized greased baking pan, about 10 by 8 inches.Use the back of a spoon to press the mixture together and smooth the top.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes at 350dgrees F.
  7. Mix together all the ingredients for the icing
  8. Microwave 1 or 2 minutes until mixture is smooth.
  9. Pour the hot icing over the hot crunchies, tilt pan to cover the entire surface of the crunchy.
  10. Cut into squares when cool.

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