April 14, 2011

A Tutorial and Recipe

So, I've got people hounding me to post.
Although said people NEVER leave comments...
But, I'm a people pleaser.
So whether or not anyone else is missing more frequent posts,
here it goes.

Jobie and I baked yesterday.
It's a super easy yummy recipe.
It only takes 4 or 5 ingredients.
5 if you like nuts or have them in your house.
4 if you forgot to buy some at the store.
This little cooking lesson is a tutorial on:
How not to cook with your child.

1)Let your child stir ingredients in a hot pan
with a short handled spoon.
I'm just kidding on that one.
The burner wasn't on yet.
And once I turned it on,
I moved him over to the side.
I promise.
2)Cut the cake mix open with big sharp scissors.
And then leave them out right next to your child for easy access.
3)Realize that you forgot to wash your child's hands
as they are touching each and every butterscotch chip.
And the only reason you realize this is because
the child's hands are filthy and have dirt all over them
since they had just been playing outside.
4)Be thankful no one was hurt in the making of this recipe.
Pray that no one gets sick from the germs.
Apologize to the sis-in-law who ate some of this yesterday,
since you forgot to warn her of the possible consequences.
And enjoy!Butterscotch Snack Cake

1 pkg. (3.5 oz) cook and serve butterscotch pudding
2 c. milk
1 pkg (18 1/2 oz) yellow cake mix
1 pkg. (11 0z) butterscotch chips
1/2 c. chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)

In a large saucepan, combine pudding mix and milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in dry cake mix. Pour into a greased 9x13 pan. Sprinkle with butterscotch chips and nuts. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cool. Yield: 12-16 servings.

I've also tried this with all chocolate instead of butterscotch.
I thought it would be sooo yummy.
It wasn't.
How sad.
Normally chocolate is sooo much better than butterscotch.
Don't you think?


Danielle said...

No wonder Eli wants to be a part of your family!!! This looks so yummy. We'll have to try it at house to see if I can keep him home once in a while :)

team pierson said...

That is as easy as my cookie bars with the cake mix and Doug loves butterscotch. We will definitely be trying this.

Marc, Sarah, and Luke said...

I don't think I've ever made comments about you not posting, but if I did, I would be the "pot calling the kettle black" since I get on "non-posting" kicks.

But, I'm glad you posted a recipe. I've had good luck with and enjoy your recipes! Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

You know I really do think (sorry, your last line put that song in my head). I do think chocolate would be better than butterscotch and I'm kind of disappointed that it's not!!!

Love this post!

Kris said...

Well, Super Mom, thanks for all your advice on how to teach your kids to cook. I never allowed my kids to help me cook, hence my children having both eyes and no burn scarred arms!!

Chad and Jody said...

You're such a good mom for letting your kids "help" with cooking. Mine always hear, "No thanks. I'm in a rush." They aren't going to get cooking skills from me!
and I agree.. chocolate sounds better. But, I'd be willing to try the butterscotch!