Lunchbreak: Deep-Fried Oreos & Snickers Bars

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Deep-Fried Oreos & Snicker Bars

Rich fried desserts make up the fair.

Special Supplies:

Dutch Oven

Candy/Deep Fry Thermometer

Skewers (6)

Baking Sheet, lined with Parchment Paper

Paper Towels

Makes 12

Oreos and Snicker Fun Size Bars

3 cups                   all-purpose flour

3 tbsp                   granulated sugar

3 tsp                      baking powder

1 tsp                      baking soda

3/4 tsp  sea salt

1 cup                     buttermilk

1/2 cup whole milk

3 large eggs

3 tbsp                   unsalted butter, melted

                                Canola oil

                                Confectioners’ sugar

  1. Skewer each OreoÒ and or SnickersÒ bar, and place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Freeze for 2 hours.
  1. Meanwhile, prepare the batter: In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  1. In a separate bowl, whisk together buttermilk, milk, eggs, and melted butter.  Pour into flour mixture and blend just until smooth. Place into a large drinking glass so you have the depth to dip into.
  1. In a Dutch oven, heat 2-inches of Canola oil over medium heat to 375°F.
  1. Working two at a time, dip the item into the batter until fully coated. Place in the hot oil, turning after a few seconds until all sides have reached a light brown color, about 4 to 6 minutes.
  1. Drain on paper toweling, then dust with confectioners’ sugar.


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