January Recipes of the Month 2018

Posted by Made in Oklahoma on 01/02/2018

Chocolate Chunk Pancakes with Honey-Cinnamon Syrup

Ingredients for pancakes

1 package Shawnee Mills Whole Wheat Pancake Mix

1 ¼  cup Oak Farms Dairy Milk

1 tsp Griffin Vanilla

1 egg

1 (2 oz) Bedre, Dark Chocolate Bar, chopped

Ingredients for syrup

1/2 cup Andrew’s Honey Bees Honey

½ cup Griffin’s Organic Pancake Syrup

1 tablespoon Hiland Unsalted Butter

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions for pancakes:

  1. Prepare pancakes according to package directions, using egg and milk. Fold in chopped chocolate.
  2. Pour pancake batter onto hot griddle, cooking about 1-2 minutes per side and flipping to cook both sides. Keep warm in an oven on lowest heat.

Directions for syrup:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan, heating through and stirring to melt butter. Serve warm syrup over pancakes.

Bacon Pancakes


8 slices Bar-S Bacon

1 cup Shawnee Mills All-Purpose Flour

2 tablespoons sugar

1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

½ teaspoon baking soda

¼ teaspoon salt

1 ¼ cups Braum’s Buttermilk

2 tablespoons Braum’s Unsalted Butter, melted

1 large egg

1 teaspoon Griffin’s Vanilla

Griffin’s Bacon Flavored Syrup



  1. Cook bacon until crisp. Cool, then crumble.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In a large bowl, whisk buttermilk, melted butter, egg and vanilla. Whisk flour mixture into buttermilk mixture just until combined. You should have some lumps remaining.
  3. Heat a large nonstick skillet or griddle on medium heat. Pour ¼ cup batter onto hot pan, cooking about 2 minutes or until bubbles appear. Sprinkle crumbled bacon on uncooked side of pancake. Flip, then cook another 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Keep pancakes warm in oven, and serve with Griffin’s Bacon Flavored Syrup.


Sausage-Stuffed Manicotti


1 pound uncooked Greer’s Ranch House breakfast sausage

1 (16-ounce) container Oak Farms small curd 4 percent cottage cheese

1 (8-ounce) package manicotti shells

1 (24-ounce) jar spicy sausage spaghetti sauce

2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese



  1. With an electric mixer, combine sausage and cottage cheese, mixing on low speed until combined.

  2. Stuff sausage mixture into uncooked manicotti shells. Place shells in a greased 9-by-13-inch pan or 2 (8-inch) pans. Top with spaghetti sauce.

  3. Cover with foil. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

  4. Uncover, and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Bake 10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.