Saturday, May 16, 2015

Salty Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars


1/2 c. butter, melted

1 1/2 c. light brown sugar

2 eggs

2 T. milk

1 T.  pure vanilla extract

1 t. coarse sea salt

1 t. baking soda

2 c. all-purposeflour

2 3/4 c. of old-fashioned oats

1 1/2 c. chocolate chips

3/4 c. flaked sweetened coconut

Preheat oven to 350°.

Spray a 9x13 pan lightly with non-stick cooking spray, set aside.

In a medium bowl combine butter, brown sugar, eggs, milk and vanilla. Mix until smooth. Mix in salt, baking soda and flour. Add in oats and mix until evenly combined. Stir in chocolate chips and coconut. Spread evenly into pan. 

Bake for 20 minutes until just set.
Allow to cool before cutting into bars.Cut into 24 bars.

Bon appetite! Innkeeper Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast

Sunday, May 3, 2015

French Vanilla Muffin

5 T. butter, room temperature
1/2 c. white sugar
1 egg
3/4 c. sour cream
1/4 c. French Vanilla coffee creamer
1 3/4 c. all-purpose flour
1 1/2 t. baking powder
1/4 t. baking soda
1/4 t. salt


1/4 c. butter
1/4 c. brown sugar
1/4 t. cinnamon
1/2 c. flour

First make the crumb topping. In a medium bowl, combine, sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon and flour. Cut in butter until a crumb forms.  Set aside.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together; beat in egg. Add in sour cream and French Vanilla creamer. Sift in flour, baking powder, soda, and salt. Mix dry ingredients into wet ingredients until just combined.  Batter is thick. Spray 12 muffin tins with non- stick cooking spray. Drop just enough batter into the bottom of the muffin tins to coat the bottom of the pan. Sprinkle some of the crumb mixture onto the batter top with more batter and top with the remaining crumb mixture. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.  Makes 12 muffins.

 Bon appetite! Innkeeper Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast