Chocolate Crackles

Chocolate Crackles

The Chocolate Crackles Story

Think “Chocolate Crackles”, think children’s parties! This recipe is an institution. I think every man and has dog has this recipe or has made these at some time or another. The ingredients are basic. It hardly even needs cooking! You mix it together, whack it in a patty pan. And Presto.

It has been years since I have made these, because once the kids grow up you never bother to make them again, sad but true. These are great of course for kid’s parties as I already mentioned as well as school markets, but I don’t need to tell you that , I bet you already know.

Chocolate Crackles Recipe

Makes 24


4 cups rice bubbles
1½ cups sifted icing sugar
1 cup desiccated coconut
250g copha
3 tablespoons cocoa


Mix rice bubbles with the icing sugar, cocoa and coconut in a large mixing bowl using a wooden spoon or spatula.  Melt the copha in a saucepan over a low heat,  allow to cool slightly and stir into the rice bubbles mixture, mixing all ingredients together well.  Using a teaspoon, scoop 2 teaspoons of the mixture into a small patty pan, place each chocolate crackle on a scone tray and refrigerate until firm.


Use the large patty pans and make huge chocolate crackles
Make your own mold to have fun with shapes
Take them as a gift when visiting, most adults haven’t had these for years

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