Afghans

Kiwis are proud to call this chocolaty, crunchy classic their own.

30 mins
Prep Time
(66)
Afghans

Ingredients

  • 200g butter, softened
  • ½ cup Chelsea white sugar
  • 1¼ cups Edmonds standard grade flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa
  • 2 cups cornflakes
  • 24 walnuts (optional)

    Chocolate Icing
  • 2 cups Chelsea icing sugar
  • 25g butter, softened
  • 2 Tbsp hot water
  • ¼ tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 Tbsp cocoa

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180ºC. Grease or line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Sift flour and cocoa. Stir into creamed mixture. Fold in cornflakes.
  3. Spoon mounds of mixture onto the tray, gently pressing together.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes or until set.
  5. When cold, ice with chocolate icing and decorate with a walnut if wished.

Chocolate Icing:

  1. For the icing, sift icing sugar and cocoa. Add the butter.
  2. Add enough water to make the icing spreadable. Mix in the vanilla.

Add your review

Caitlin

grew up making these out of my mothers cookbook from the 70s ( I think? ), so glad I found this recipe so I can share it with others!

Aliesha

A favourite in our house. Such a quick and easy recipe.

Betty

Have made these for 50+ years.......

Seuga

Easy recipe to make and as tasty to enjoy. Yum

Sylvia

Love these, easy to make, firm favourite,
Making some right now using these recipe

Maria

It is a wonderful recepie.

Kelz

So YUM XX

Liz

Very yummy first time doing afghans unfortunately it was let Abita to long in the oven and came out hard.. so end up doing a second batch and it was lovely definitely will be doing this more often

Gerald

This is perfect for all to understand.
God bless you all.

Mel

Love love