Recipe For Blueberry And White Chocolate Crunchies

There are two items my grandmother always had in her pantry. The one was pickled onions and the other was crunchies. I could eat the entire jar of her pickles in one setting had she let me. Wanting to replicate her crunchies but add my own twist, I came up with these blueberry and white chocolate crunchies.

Blueberry And White Chocolate Crunchies
Blueberry And White Chocolate Crunchies
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In September last year I upgraded my Polar Loop to a Polar A360. It has the added benefit of measuring my gym training and has a built in heart rate monitor. I found it cheaper in England than here and asked Mark to bring it over with him when we met up in The Netherlands. He was able to buy it from the company he works for, saving me a few extra Pounds. Within six weeks the band had started stretching and I was not the only one with the issue. A friend had the same problem with hers. I decided to send Polar South Africa an email to let them know about the problem and to see what they could do. Their after sales service is excellent. Within a few hours I had a reply, asking for a copy of the receipt and the serial number of my unit. 

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The next morning the courier arrived at the door with a new replacement band, free of charge. There was no issue with me having purchased the product out of South Africa, and no quibbles about replacing the band. This morning I decided to swap over my old band to the new one. And I think it is a different type of plastic. Of course, I won’t really know until I have worn it for a few months. I mainly use my fitness tracker to monitor the length of my training sessions and the calories burnt. Some days are better than others and on those days, a sweet treat is just reward. In fact, for a few mornings after making these blueberry and white chocolate crunchies I even had them for breakfast.

Blueberry And White Chocolate Crunchies

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Blueberry And White Chocolate Crunchies
 
These blueberry and white chocolate crunchies are an adaptation of my Grandmother's recipe
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Ingredients
  • 28g bran flakes, roughly crushed
  • 45g desiccated coconut
  • 165g rolled oats
  • 40g sunflower seeds
  • 68g dried blueberries
  • 55g white chocolate, roughly chopped
  • 75g flour
  • 150g sugar - I used fructose
  • 2.5mls ground cinnamon
  • 2.5mls fine salt
  • 125g butter
  • 45g honey
  • 5mls bicarbonate of soda
Method
  1. Preheat the oven to 180° Celsius
  2. Line a Swiss roll tin with baking paper
  3. Place the bran flakes, coconut, oats, sunflower seeds, blueberries and chocolate into a mixing bowl
  4. Sift in the flour, sugar, cinnamon and salt and mix until combined
  5. Place the butter and honey into a sauce pan and melt over a medium temperature
  6. As soon as the mixture starts to bubble remove from the heat, add the bicarbonate of soda and mix in thoroughly
  7. Add the butter to the dry ingredients and stir well to combine
  8. Place the mixture into the tin and level using a palatte knife
  9. Place into the oven and bake for 24 minutes
  10. Remove from the oven and leave to cool slightly in the tin, before cutting into rectangles
  11. Leave to cool completely before removing from the tin

 

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20 thoughts on “Recipe For Blueberry And White Chocolate Crunchies

  1. i’ve never had bran flakes before (and it instead reminds me of a cartoon where a random side character mistakenly thinks that the protagonist is a box of bran flakes), but the heartiness of that seems perfect to balance out rich, creamy white chocolate (:

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    1. I don’t ever buy bran flakes unless I am making crunchies 🙂

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  2. Anything with white chocolate in it is a winner with me. Tese sounds right up my alley.
    Fiona Ryan sharing the blog ♥ A-Z Guidebook: eXcitement in NakuruMy Profile

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    1. Hope you give them a try Fiona 🙂

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  3. Pickled onions and crunchies… what a wonderful memory to have. 🙂
    Cant wait to try your adaptation from your grandmas crunchie, they sound and look amazingly delicious.

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    1. Thank you Anna 🙂

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  4. Ooh are these like crunchy muesli bars? They sound really good! And good after sales service should always be commended. Many are lovely before you buy an item but absent afterwards.
    Lorraine @Not Quite Nigella sharing the blog ♥ Cheese & Cherry Blintzes for Mother’s Day BrunchMy Profile

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    1. So true Lorraine 🙂

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  5. These crunchies sound and look divine, Tandy. My family love crunchies so I am saving this recipe for future use.

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    1. Let me know how the bake turned out pelase 🙂

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  6. Your grandmother sounds like a smart woman, love everything about these crunchies, they almost remind me of paddles. Great recipe, thanks Tandy!
    cheri sharing the blog ♥ A Banana Cake for Mother’s DayMy Profile

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    1. I will have to look up what paddles are! And yes, my gran was a very smart woman 🙂

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  7. Blueberry and White Chocolate sounds like a delicious combo. I bet bran flakes must have added a nice texture and taste. These Crunchies would make a nice brunch.
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    1. The bran flakes added a great texture 🙂

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  8. Tandy – I am so intrigued – I don’t think I’ve ever had a crunchy before – from the ingredient list, these sound fantastic

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    1. Thank you Shashi 🙂

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  9. These crunchies look delicious – kind of like a homemade granola bar. I like the blueberry + white chocolate combo.
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    1. One of my favourite combinations as well Amy 🙂

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  10. These sound full of good things; coconut, seeds and blueberries. Bet they’re good with a nice cup of tea.
    All That I’m Eating sharing the blog ♥ New snacks for SpringMy Profile

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    1. They were indeed!

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