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RECIPE: Chocolate Slides (Crunchies)

So today I had one of those 'must eat something sweet right now' cravings. Only to find no snacks in my kitchen. Meh. Oh but wait, I do recall having a quick and easy recipe passed on by a school friend some 20 years ago AND I have all the ingredients - bonus!Ingredients:1 cup shredded coconut1 cup oats1 cup flourpinch of salt1/2 cup sugar2 heaped teaspoons cocoa1 teaspooon baking powder180g melted butter or margarineMethod:Mix dry ingredients, stir in melted butter.Press into prepared baking tray (about 30cm x 20cm or smaller, depending on how thick you like them, I just line my tin with greaseproof paper).Bake at 160 degrees C for approximately 30 minutes.Icing:1 cup icing sugar2 heaped teaspoons cocoa.Mix with a little water until a paste. Pour over crunches whilst still warm. Let cool then slice into squares. (Tip: Try not be a complete glutton like me by slicing and scoffing before the icing has set... hence the less than perfect pic below!)
Chocolate Slide Crunchies

Pour icing onto crunchies, let cool then slice into squares.

 

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