Monday, September 28, 2009

No Fruity Oaty bars???

Fruity Oaty Bars! Make a man out of a mouse!
Fruity Oaty Bars! Make you bust out of your blouse!
Eat them all the time! Let them blow your mind...
Ohh! Fruity Oaty Bars!

Fruity Oaty Bars Jingle - Firefly -the Serenity Movie

Well I'm not sure if they're quite the same as Fruity Oaty bars, but mention some chocolate cappuccino cheesecake bars made with Oreo Cookie crust and King Arthur flour's cappuccino baking chips and someone might bust out of something.

You've been warned.


  1. Brigid,
    I thought of you, yesterday, in
    Greenville, NC. Saw a box of Quisp on the shelf & laughed. Wife didn't understand-couldn't explain. Take care.

  2. Yum! Trying not to drool on the laptop :-)

  3. "Do you know that girl?"

    "I really don't"

  4. Is it bad that I was disappointed? I was actually looking forward to a recipe for fruity oaty bars.

  5. I was clicking down my list of daily reads and checking my blood sugar at the same time. I swear it was the picture of the cappucino bars that made me peg at 165.

    Your food pictures are mostly torture for me but the writing is so good, I don't mind so much looking at the things I can't have.

    I consider this sight the dietary equivalent of Playboy Magazine. "No, really, I subscribe for the articles."


  6. I was kind of hoping for the Fruity Oaty Bars recipe as well, but I was glad to miss out on the subliminal message...

  7. Ah, King Arthur! Nothing but for my beer bread. Made with some Wild Blue from Blue Dawg brewing and a package of blueberries makes for breakfast love.

  8. Mine is different, lifted from Joy of Cooking (the 97 edition)

    1 cup whole wheat flour
    1 cup all-purpose flour
    ½ cup old-fashioned rolled oats
    2 tablespoons sugar
    2 teaspoons baking powder
    ½ teaspoon baking soda
    ½ teaspoon salt
    1½ cups light or dark beer (but not stout), cold or at room temperature, but not flat. 35-40 minutes at 400 degrees.

    It becomes pretty 'heavy'. You can take it in many directions. A little cheese and a more hoppy ale and it is awesome with soup on a cold day. Or a blueberry lager with blueberries for breakfast bread (I extend the sugar just a bit). Not into fruit? J.W. Dundee's Honey Brown adds a nice sweetness without losing the beer heritage, yet isn't 'beery' enough to turn off the squeamish set.

    I'm fiddling with apple cider and apple bits, but don't have it quite fettled in yet. Cider selection seems to be the key... I've tried Hornsby's, but it seems a bit too dry for this. I think some Woodchuck for the next experiment is in order, as soon as I finish drinking the Wild Blue.

    And maybe some brown sugar....

  9. Those look yummy but how would one procure the chips? I know better than to ask you where to get them in Michigan, you're good, but I doubt even you could come up with that.

  10. Kind of glad you didn't post a recipe for Fruity Oaty bars. The only thing close I have in my repetoire, is my variation of Scottish Oat Cakes, not even close to what the jingle describes...

    Used Guinness to make beer batter pancakes a while back. Can't remember what possessed me to try. It works, but the Guinness is much better with pancakes, not in them.

  11. Proof positive that a waist is a terrible thing to mind.


  12. keith said it best: "I consider this site the dietary equivalent of Playboy Magazine." and I am but an overly hormonal adolescent.

  13. As I read your blog in the mornin', it just ain't fair to post such yummy delights!


  14. Now I've got that jingle stuck in my head.

  15. So how aboout a recipie for fuity oaty bars? Something that will keep well out on the trail, and easy enough that even I can do it?

    w.v. scarap- the sound my chair will make if I ever get invited to Brigid's table.


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