Food Videos: This week, Oklahoma blueberry bites

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Follow along with this recipe to make Oklahoma blueberry bites.

Oklahoma Blueberry Bites

2008 MIO Recipe Roundup 1st Place Dessert - Lori McGrath of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

1 stick Hiland butter

½ c. brown sugar

½ c. white sugar

1 egg

1 t. Griffin vanilla

1 6.5oz pkg Shawnee Blueberry Muffin Mix

2 c. oatmeal

½ t. salt

½ t. baking soda

½ t. baking powder

6 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips

1 c. chopped pecans

¼ c. dried blueberries

Icing:

1 2oz. bar Bedre(Watts Farms) White Fudge Chocolate

8 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips

Cream butter and sugar.  Mix in 1 egg and vanilla.  Add muffin mix, oatmeal, salt, baking soda, and baking powder.  Add chocolate chips, pecans and blueberries.  Refrigerate for 15 minutes until chilled.

Shape a rounded teaspoon full of dough into the state of Oklahoma. First make the dough into a rectangle about 2 inches by 1 inch. Then make the panhandle by rolling a ½ inch by 1 ½ inch piece of dough. Attach it to the left top corner of the rectangle.  Place on baking sheet.

Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.

Melt the bar of white chocolate in a saucepan over low heat. Cool.  Drizzle the chocolate with a spoon over each cookie.  Melt 6 oz. of chocolate chips in a saucepan over low heat. Cool.

To  Decorate:  Place the melted chocolate chips in a plastic sandwich bag and cut the tip off of one corner (not more than a ¼ inch). Outline the edge of the cookie with this chocolate. Make the letter OK (About ½” letters) in the center of each cookie. Chop about 2 oz. of chocolate chips and sprinkle over the cookie.

Makes about 2 ½ dozen cookies.

1 cookie:  152 calories, 8g Total Fat, 3g Saturated Fat, 15mg Cholesterol, 19g carbohydrates, 1g fiber, 2g protein, 134mg sodium, 16mg calcium.  Diabetic Exchanges:  ½ grain, 1 ½ fat, ½ other carbohydrate.