Tag Archive 'oats'

The last line of defense – peanut, oat and smartie cookie giants

When you finally realise your dream and open a deli / coffee shop / bakery what is it you are really hoping for?  Time to do lots of baking ?  Loads of manolo-clad ( or ugg-booted, as it’s winter) feet stomping, shuffling and striding over your threshhold?  Someone else to do the washing up? 
All of [...]

Giant peanut, oat and smartie cookies

peanuts, oats and chocolate candy…

Preheat your oven to 180*C and line a baking sheet with baking parchment.

225g granulated sugar
175g brown sugar
225g butter


2 eggs, lighlty beaten
1Tablespoon vanilla extract

and beat until light and fluffy.

300g plain (cake) flour
5 ml bicarbonate of soda

Add to egg mix together with

125g rolled oats
1/2 cup of peanuts

Spoon 1/4 cup of mix onto your [...]

Organic Honey and Oat Granola Bars

The great thing about this recipe is that you can customize it and use your own flavours. I like to use all organic ingredients, a sweet local honey and some sour cherries to stop it from being too cloying. If you like you can up the sugar and lessen the honey as [...]

Super sunshine granola bars – or how to feed your kids like a Jewish mother even when they’re not home.

This week was my daughter’s first ever school camp. She, despite her excitement overdrive was extremely organised about the whole thing. Sunday morning dawned bright and indecently early as it always does in summer. But in direct opposition to the enthusiastic dawn chorus I was determined to have a lazy Sunday [...]