It’s a Whaley Big Circus Here

The excitement of Christmas is still in the air. Busy, happy people oooohing and aaaaahing over delicious food and fun ideas. It’s been a great month of fun.

And to keep the fun going, we’re announcing the arrival of two new exciting items:  circus peanuts and whale-shaped cheddar crackers.

We will you a very blessed Christmas! We will be closing at 3 on Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve and will be closed on Christmas & New Year’s Day.

Gluten/Allergy Free Day – January 16

Hello Gluten Free (and other Allergy Free) Friends
Whether it’s a food allergy, diet restriction or personal preference, we know
staying away from gluten is not always fun. Social eating can be challenging and food events just aren’t the same. So we’re creating a fun, exciting, special food day here at The Country Cupboard just for our gluten free friends. Join us all day Saturday, January 16th to sample our gluten free items. Come for lunch – GF sandwiches, snacks and treats for less than $5. Watch your email for coupons and more info for this special events. In the meantime, spread the word to your allergy-free friends, join us for a great day and meet others to share recipes, tips, and experience.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Brittle

It’s buttery and crunchy, like a traditional brittle, but it tastes like a cookie. Plus with ingredients you have on hand, it’s a great Christmas gathering activity.

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • All ingredients available at The Country Cupboard
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cream the butter, vanilla, and salt in a large stand mixer bowl.
  3. Gradually beat in the sugar. Add the flour and chocolate chips.
  4. Mix well (mixture may be crumbly at first, but continue to mix and it will form a dough).
  5. Press evenly into a 10×15 inch ungreased jelly roll pan.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until golden brown.
  7. Once cooled, break into irregular pieces and serve.

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