Thursday, December 2, 2010

Pumpkin Smash Bars

Alright, sorry I haven't been posting lately. You probably won't hear from me for the next few weeks because I'm graduating and you know...finals...etc.
Anyway! I had a fabulous Thanksgiving. I had the opportunity to make an entire Thanksgiving dinner with my brother and sister-in-law. It was so fun! I love to cook =)
This post has nothing to do with literature, I just wanted to brag about the fact that I MADE UP A RECIPE! That's right, on the spot, no list. I saw things, and threw them in the bowl and baked it. I'm not even sure I remember all of what I did, so these will be estimates. I didn't take many pictures because I wasn't sure how it would turn out. However, I loved it and my brother loved it too! Kayla said it was kind of like a fudge almost, but I like the name Pumpkin Smash Bars! Here we go!

Pumpkin Smash Bars
3/4 Can of pure pumpkin (this was a leftover I had in the fridge)
approx. 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk (also a leftover)
approx. 2 cups of flour (I didn't write down measurements...I just kept throwing it in until I was satisfied
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
1 egg
1/3 cup of sugar
vanilla extract?
coconut flakes (also a leftover)

So what I did was throw everything into a bowl and mix it together except the coconut. I spooned the mixture onto a greased baking dish and topped it with the coconut flakes. I baked it at 350 for...30 minutes? I have no idea.'s the picture proof! It was really yummy and I was/am proud!

1 comment:

Mary J. Locke said...

That's super cool! I'm going to have to try making that sometime! I love pumpkin (How was the pumpkin butter, btw?) And it's fun to break out of the literature thing on occasion -- it's hard to find those stinkin' quotes!