Peanut Butter Baked Oatmeal Cups
- 3 cups quick cooking oats
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- 2 eggs
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- 1/2 cup peanut butter
Mix all ingredients together. Put in muffin cups and bake for 15-18 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the muffin comes out clean.
First I set up a little baking section in the bottom of our lazy susan cabinet so they could reach things easily. There is a bowl behind it with measuring cups too.
Set up your ingredients.
Read the recipe and start measuring.
1/2 cup of brown sugar
Measure 2 tablespoons of butter
Melt butter in a glass container (we used the microwave)
Add the melted butter.
Crack 2 eggs in the same container as the butter was in to make sure there are no shells.
Add 2 teaspoons of baking powder. And the teaspoon of salt and 2 teaspoons vanilla.
*For non-readers I make sure they know the difference between soda and powder.
We used the same spoon to scrape out the cup.
She started out using a whisk to stir but then quickly switched to a spatula - I let her choose and discover which was better on her own.
She put the silicone muffin liners in the muffin tins.
She scoops the batter out with a "big" scoop. We talk about how to wipe the sides and bottom of it on the bowl so there isn't a big mess on the muffin tins.
We talked oven safety. She made sure to stand to the side and keep everything away from the hot parts of the oven.
She stands far back and closes the oven door carefully.
She set the timer for 15 minutes.
She used an oven mit and very very carefully took the smaller pan out of the oven. Mommy took the bigger one out.
We tested the doneness with a toothpick. If it came out clean they were done.
**If you have a peanut allergy you can use sunbutter or you can pick a different baked oatmeal recipe. There are many out there.
This recipe is from Lynn's Kitchen Adventures.