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Crunchies with a nutty crunch….

Posted on May 8, 2008 by in baked goods

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My son has got a serious sweet tooth and he is forever raiding the cupboards, looking for something to eat. If I stock up on sweets and chocolates, he will only eat that so I am trying to buy less and less of the stuff. So yesterday I decided to bake crunchies, but halfway through the recipe realized that I do not have enough hazelnuts…oops! Needless to say…I made these crunchies with some almonds, walnuts and a few chocolate chips..The original recipe for Hazelnut crunchies is to be found here.

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12 Responses to “Crunchies with a nutty crunch….”

  1. Mochachocolata Rita 8 May 2008 at 7:04 am #

    i am crunching here…crunch crunch!

  2. Peter M 8 May 2008 at 10:57 am #

    Nina, be careful what you wish for, your son will be asking you to make treats like this all the time!

  3. canarygirl 8 May 2008 at 12:38 pm #

    Yum! And such pretty styling, too! Peter’s got a point, too. lol 🙂

  4. Daziano 8 May 2008 at 1:40 pm #

    YUM! I always have to have some crunchiness during the day!

  5. Jan 8 May 2008 at 3:37 pm #

    Nina as always your recipes look delish!

  6. ovenhaven 8 May 2008 at 6:17 pm #

    Oh, any chance I can raid your cupboard and sneak me some of these crunchies? They look wonderful!

  7. That Girl 8 May 2008 at 10:45 pm #

    I diiiiiid just buy some hazelnuts…

  8. Jessy and her dog Winnie 8 May 2008 at 10:52 pm #

    Yum! Crunchies is a cool name hehe. Crunch crunch!

  9. Peter G 9 May 2008 at 12:02 am #

    They look amazing Nina…so perfectl styles and photographed too!

  10. Vicarious Foodie 9 May 2008 at 2:19 am #

    These look so yummy and pretty! I think that a variety of nuts probably tastes even better than just hazelnuts alone.

  11. Nina's Kitchen (Nina Timm) 9 May 2008 at 7:40 am #

    rita – My husband hates crunching in his ear…he’ll give this one a miss.

    peter m – I’m afraid it is too late, Peter. I am one of those sucker-for-punishment-moms.

    canary girl – I will hopefully in the near future do a food styling course, because it is not something that comes naturally for me. I appreciate your encouraging comment.

    daziano – this is such an easy recipe that you can always have some available.

    jan – thank YOU for always visiting.

    ovenhaven – if my son leaves any…I can send you some. I think to be safe, rather make your own batch

    that girl – the hazelnut version is my favorite.

    jessy – isn’t it just too cool

    peter g – you know that it is an area where I still need to improve a lot, so your comment means the world to me.

    vicarious foodie – you’re right. You can also add some dried cranberries for a more chewy texture.

  12. Jeanne 13 May 2008 at 1:05 am #

    Crunchies with chocolate chips?? My kinda recipe… Gorgeous pic too!


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