pantry baking

Peanut Pretzel Cornflakes Bars

  A sweet and savory version of 7-layer bars (aka Hello Dolly Bars or Magic bars) featuring chocolate, peanuts, cornflakes and a pretzel crust.  There is a place about an hour or so away in PA that purports to be the birthplace of hard pretzels. We visited the tiny museum […]

Marble Cake for an Anniversary under Quarantine

Ingredients: for the cake: 2 cups flour 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda pinch salt 1/2 cup olive oil (or canola or vegetable) 1 1/2 teaspoons white vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup water 1 tablespoon cocoa for the icing (optional) 4 oz brick cream cheese, at room temperature […]

One Bowl Pantry Chocolate Snack Cake

    Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups flour 1 cup light brown sugar (can sub regular or dark) 1/3 cup cocoa 1 teaspoon baking soda pinch salt 1/2 cup olive oil (or canola or vegetable) 1 1/2 teaspoons white vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup water 2 tablespoons cold brew coffee […]

Coconut Toffee Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients: 3 cups flour 1 cup butter, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups light brown sugar 3 eggs, at room temperature 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut 1/2 cup toffee bits 12 oz mini bittersweet chocolate chips Directions: Preheat the oven to 350°. Line 4 […]