Friday, September 18, 2009

Oatmeal Chocolate Pizza

Holly Clegg is at it again with her Trim & Terrific cookbooks. Check out this wonderful recipe for a dessert pizza:

Oatmeal Chocolate Pizza

A giant indulgent oatmeal cookie topped with chocolate chips and marshmallows. Haley, my daughter, and I couldn't quit eating this treat, making it a pizza fit for people of all ages.


Ingredients

1 cup light brown sugar
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup old-fashioned oatmeal
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 egg
1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup flaked coconut
1 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
1/2 cup chopped pecans, optional

Instructions

1. Preheat oven 350ºF. Coat 12-14-inch pizza pan with nonstick cooking spray.
2. In large bowl, combine brown sugar, flour, baking soda, oatmeal. Add butter, vanilla and egg; mix well.
3. Press onto prepared pan, keeping dough 1 inch from edge of pan.
4. Sprinkle with chocolate chips, coconut, marshmallows, pecans, if desired. Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges are set. Don't overbake.

Makes 12-16 slices

Food Facts
Calories 212
Calories from fat (%)
34 Fat (g) 8 Saturated Fat (g) 5
Cholesterol (mg) 28
Sodium (mg) 136
Carbohydrate (g) 33
Dietary Fiber (g) 1
Sugars (g) 19
Protein (g) 3
Diabetic Exchanges: 2 carbohydrates, 1 1/2 fat

TERRIFIC TIDBIT: Use about 1 cup assorted seasonal (Christmas, Valentine's Day, or Easter) M&M's instead of the chocolate chips for a festive holiday pizza.

For more Trim & Terrific recipes, plus recipes from Holly's other books, visit her at http://www.hollyclegg.com. Yummy stuff!

1 comment:

Donis Casey said...

I'll have some of that, please