Do you know what’s in that bag? There is a bread store in my town, Great Harvest Bread which is going out of business and their last day open is tomorrow. I stopped in yesterday just to tell the owner how sad I was that they were closing. As I was talking with her, I noticed they had a lot of things that they were selling, when I eyed this big beautiful bag of…..cinnamon chips!!
I can never find cinnamon chips anywhere, so when I saw this bag I knew I had to buy it. And the best part, it was only $5.00!! So, as I was walking to my office, I thought of cinnamon chip bread, cinnamon chips muffins, cinnamon chip pancakes, cinnamon chip waffles, I wish I could have gone home and started baking right then!
I was looking up recipes, and decided on cinnamon chip muffins to start out with. This recipe is adapted from The Hershey Kitchens website.
2 cups all-purpose biscuit baking mix (I used Bisquick)
1/3 cup sugar (I used 1/4 cup sugar and 1 YB. of agave nectar)
2 TB. vegetable oil (I omitted that)
1 cup Hershey’s Cinnamon chips (ummm…that would be 1,000 calories!!!) I used 2TB.
2/3 cup milk (I used skim)
1 cup fat free vanilla yogurt
1/8 cup ground flax seed
Stir together everything and divide between 12 muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until just browned. Cool slightly; remove from pan.
Each muffin is 141 calories and 4.5 grams of fat and 1 gram of fiber.
They turned out good, however the next time I will make them I will just make them with regular flours because it tasted too much like the bisquick to me. My family still liked them, so I’ve got that goin’ for me!
My lunch was super deluxe too. Low carb pita, 2 oz. turkey, red onion, Paul Newman’s Honey Mustard Dressing, spinach. The restaurant by my office makes killer roasted red pepper soup, so I accessorized my lunch with that. I ate the soup first, and could only finish half the sandwich! It was so good!