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Raspberry Oat Bars

There are just some things that bring you home over and over again. This one brings me to Sues kitchen and her and mom never miss. You can taste the Love.

Heat Oven to 200c/400f

Baking pan -square 8×8 or rectangle 8×10

¾ cup cold Butter –cut into squares

1 cup Brown Sugar

1 ¾ Cups Flour

1 teaspoon Salt

½ teaspoon Baking Soda

1 teaspoon Cinnamon

1½ Old fashion Oats

1 cup Raspberry Jam or preserves-heat in microwave for 30 seconds

Cream Sugar and butter in a mixer until well blended.

Add Flour,salt and baking soda and cinnamon and mix until incorporated.

Add oats and mix well.

Firmly Press half the mixture evenly into bottom of pan.

Top with warm preserves and spread gently with a rubber spatula to cover oat mixture.

Sprinkle remaining half of oat mixture to cover all of the jam. Lightly press, but be mindful not to mix the jam into the oats at all.

Bake for 25-30 minutes or until Golden.

Rest for 15 minutes and cut into bars while still a bit warm into rectangles.

let cool before indulging.


Priors Court Peanut Butter Cookies

Down home with a healthy twist… breakfast of champions !

 Preheat oven 180c/350f

  • 1  cup flour
  • ½  teaspoon baking powder
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½  teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup  butter
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg-beaten
  • 3/4 cup oats
  • zest of one orange (secret ingredient!)
  • sugar and sea salt  to sprinkle

Sift flour, baking powder , baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

Using an electric mixer or kitchen aid cream together butter, peanut butter and sugars. Add vanilla, and egg, blend well.

Add flour mixture and mix well, Stir in oats and orange rind.

I make these cookies giant size so your baking time may vary depending on the size you choose to make..

Drop 2 tablespoons of dough for each cookie onto a cookie sheet.

Use fork to do the criss-cross decoration (traditional peanut butter cookie decoration.) Dip fork in flour to avoid it sticking to cookie. Sprinkle tops lightly with a mixture of sea salt and sugar.

Bake for 12 -15 minutes.

Cool and enjoy !