Dec 1, 2011

Nigella’s Sweet & Salty Crunchy Nut Bars for 400th Post – Christmas Special Recipes & Giveaway Winner

Hai Friends...Ok here I am with my 400th post in YUMMY TUMMY. Its quite exciting for me that each of my 100th post ends so fast and often I tell you the same thing..All this credits goes to you - my lovely viewers. I always tell you the samething, I love you a lot and you made me and my blog popular..You keep check on my blog and I will keep on updating..

Now I have another reveal for you..It is my giveaway winner. I have thinking a while to select the winner and this is the day. I have purely selected her based on random number and the winner is Sheela. Congrats Sheela. Please contact me within a week to claim your gift or another I will be selecting another person for this.

Now Coming back to today's recipe. Only few days more for christmas..Although I am not christian i love to celebrate it always..I don't why, but i love christmas...For me christmas is all about the foods and gifts...So i am here with lots of christmas recipes just for you guys..So are you ready to bake, cook, fry and roast for christmas..I am going to upload loads of christmas recipes in the coming days guys..So hope you check it and will love it..I am going to start this christmas spirit off with a adorable chocolate recipe which can be turned into a awesome gifts for your loved ones...This is a chocolate recipe which I have for months floating in my mind. And finally I made it last month. I made this for my friend who is going to be gifted with a beautiful kid soon. 

This is one of Nigella lawson's recipe and I was crazy to try this recipe as soon as I saw that. This chocolate has a little salty taste with some crunch from the chocolate wafers and a little nutty taste from the roasted peanuts. This one was a total heaven and you will get lost each time you bite in to it. I modified this recipe as per my taste.

So here you go to the step by step recipe with pictures..

Recipe Source: Nigella lawson

Dark Chocolate Chips-200 gms ( I used a total 300 gms of Semi Sweet Dark Chocolate Chips)
Milk Chocolate Chips-100 gms
Roasted Unsalted Peanuts-250 gms
Honey-4 tblspn
Kitkat / Wafer Covered with Chocolate- 100 gms ( I used two of  those 10 rs packet)
Butter-125 gms
Salt - ¼  tsp


In a mixing bowl add peanuts, broken kitkat, salt and mix well.Set this aside for a moment.

Take chocolate chips, butter, honey in a sauce pan and heat it gently till melted.

Now add the peanut mixture in the melted chocolate and mix well till combined.

Put this in a tin foil( I lined my tin with plastic wrap / cling film) and spread evenly.

Chill this in the fridge for 2 hours. Now remove it and cut into small pieces.

Please keep this refrigerated till ready to serve..

Take all your ingrediants
Take peanuts in a bowl
add salt to this
take your kitkat bar
break it and add to the bowl
mix well
take chocolate chips in a saucepan
add butter to this
now take your honey
and drizzle over the chocolate
apply heat to this
and stir untill it melts
almost melted
Chocolate is completely melted
add the peanut mixture in this
mmm...Its getting yummy now
mix well
Line a tin with plastic wrap
drop the chocolate mixture in this..
spread it evenly
chill it for couple of hours
WOW..I am dead now..
remove it from the tin
cut into managable pieces
you could put it in tins and give as gifts
This goodness needs to be in the fridge till the time you are going to eat it..


  1. love this crunchy sweet...looks so delicious...congrats to the winner!!

  2. Omg, irresistible crunchy nut bars,looks super inviting and quite addictive,congrats on ur 400th post Aarthi,keep on going dear..

  3. Yummy crunchy bars, peanut and chocolate yummy combination. nice picutes.

  4. Nigella's never fail recipe looks great and 400 posts - just wow

  5. Hey All,

    I am the friend who she mentioned that she made this for. This is really worth each bite so I totally recommend everyone to try this simple but crazily delicious recipe!

    Thanks again Asrthi for making this for me and for my li'l kid :D

    Love you...

  6. Congratulations on your milestone.
    Crunchy bars look awesome. Perfectly made.

  7. Super Addictive Choco bars.Simply Delish Aarthi.Yummy Try indeed.Luv it Dear.

  8. OMG mouth-watering chocolate bars..yumm yumm. Congratulations to the winner :)

  9. Wow!!looks so delicious and gorgeous dear.....

  10. Congratulations on 400 blog, quite a feat, well done. This recipe looks quite delicious. Diane

  11. Delizioso questo croccante di cioccolato! Ciao

  12. Congrats on 400th post..great going Aarthi..bars look so yummy.

  13. Nutella nut bars look awesome and crunchy.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  14. Congratulations to your 400th post and to the winner.
    I love these nutty bars can make me can't stop eating... :)

  15. Congrats on your 400th post. Hope to see many more. Bookmarked it. Chocolate bar is addictive.

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  16. looks crunchy and yummy.

  17. Awesome chocolate and nut bars... love the step by step pics too...

  18. I love chocolate, thanks for the recipe and all the photos!!! I will try it, kisses from Spain!!

  19. Congratulation Aarthi...keep rocking.
    Nutty bars looks absolutely yummy.

  20. Congratulations !!!!
    nutty bars look so delicious :)

  21. Hi my dear Aarthi,
    Congarats my dear..a great proud of u aarthi..i no dis s not an easy job to reach de 400th..really awesum..go ahead for more..all de best..

    urs everloving,
    best friend..

  22. Congrats Aarthi on ur 400th post....Keep Rocking gal....

  23. Congratulations Aarthi. 400th post is an milestone. Wishing you many such 400's in future.
    Love Ash.

  24. congrats Aarthi,
    the nut bars look super delicious and easy

  25. Congratulations on your 400th post...Yummy chocolate bars.

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  26. Mhmm delicious...very tempting.

  27. Aarthi this is so my kind of treat! Love it!

  28. how do you do that?!?! Unbelievably good presentation! I'm kinda jealous! :D Love the efforts.. and superb recipe!

    thanks for linking! :)

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  29. love this recipe too!!Congrats on ur 400th!keep going!

  30. Hey Aarthi! :) Thanks so much for participating in Jingle All The Way. I’ve posted the Roundup here. Do have a look.
    Also, I’m hosting Kid's Delight - Something Sweet for Jan 16th-Feb15th 2012. I would love to have your posts linked there. :-)
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  31. Hi
    I have always loved Nigella since she is seen on Indian Television..
    But never dared to try her recipes..
    Thanks for your inspiration for trying her recipes.. I will try this one for sure...
    One question.. Where do you get your raw material i.e chocolate chips from I stay in Mumbai and which brand as they are not easily available .. Is the butter used Amul Butter?

  32. @MahekI bought chocolate chips from a online shop in india mart..Butter whihc i used is amul butter

  33. Whooo Whooo...... Got it Aarthi... Finally... Thanks...

  34. hi aarti. . .is this peanuts are the roasted one?? N which butter u used(and also usually for deserts)salted or unsalted butter??

  35. @AnonymousI have used unsalted butter.

    And peanuts are roasted

  36. You're just awesome dear.... I routinely follow your recipies...Can you please tell me, why do we use honey here??

  37. @aparna pandeyit adds a nice sweetness and glossy effect to the chocolate


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