I told my kids they have no imagination when it comes to cold cereal. All they do, day in and day out, is pour it in a bowl and cover it with milk. To prove my point, I turned my box of Honey Bunches of Oats with Almonds into a crust for these cheesecake bars.
Can I make a confession? I don’t like oatmeal. Never have. There is not enough sugar in the world to make otherwise delicious oats actually taste good when they are cooked.
The book says it’s called a visiting cake because you can see your neighbors coming up the road, and throw this cake together before they get to the front door. It’s just about right, too. This thing was easy like Sunday morning.
Maybe I should have titled them “Chocolate Almond Balls” or “Chocolate Cream Pie Balls” or something like that, because there’s not a lot of almond in those balls. They are mostly chocolate, rolled in… not almonds… cookie crumbs.
Pin ItA crispy cookie with toffee bits and chopped almonds. Source: My Baking Addiction, who uses a similar recipe frequently, with great success. Yield: A mega-ton. I made regular sized cookies and ended up with more than 6 dozen. If you make the large 5-inch version that MBA suggests, you’ll end up with less than [Read On]