READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Bokenpop aka Madele

These cookies are a standard item in every cookie jar in each home in South Africa!

Top Review by jetomi

Wonderful. Just like I remember growing up. My children and husband love them and I double the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt margarine and syrup together in a large pot.
  2. Add baking soda and stir.
  3. The mixture will froth up, just keep stirring until all of it has frothed up.
  4. Add all remaining ingredients and mix well.
  5. Press into a greased baking sheet.
  6. Dough must be 1 1/2 cm thick.
  7. Bake at 350F for 25 minutes.
  8. While still hot, cut into squares and leave to set before removing to cooling rack.

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