The shadow of a boy marching to his own rhythm.
The changing of seasons.
It’s not likely that he will always call me to come play. I just have to be sure not to miss when he does now. This season may pass all too soon. I’m learning to savor what we have today.
These are so good, and take me back to my childhood, when a friend of our family had a wheat allergy. She would make these for our New Year’s Eve parties or Trivial Pursuit gatherings. She used spelt flour. But we’ve made them for years with regular flour. This last week, I made them with a rice flour blend, and was asked for the recipe. So, here it is…Enjoy 🙂
Chocolate Oat Peanut Butter Bars
(there’s got to be a better name than that – anyone?)
1 c. oats (I use gluten-free home-rolled oats 🙂
1 c. flour (I use a rice flour blend with 1/4 t. xanthan gum)
1 c. brown sugar (I use sucanat)
1 stick melter butter
1/3 c. peanut butter
1 t. soda
1/4 t. salt
Stir together and press into greased 9x12pan. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.
When slightly cool, frost with:
Best Chocolate Frosting…Ever.
1/4 c. milk
1/4 c. butter
1 c. chocolate chips
1 t. vanilla
2 c. powdered sugar
Bring milk and butter to boil in saucepan over med-high heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Blend in choc. chips, vanilla and pdr. sugar. Beat until smooth.