Warning: This meatloaf is not for kids due to the coconut chocolate beer in it! But if you really want to serve this meatloaf to minors, just skip the beer!
This is yet another way to use Samoa Girl Scout Cookies, only this time in dinner form! All the components of Samoa Girl Scout Cookie are in this meatloaf, along with Samoa Girl Scout Cookies!
It really bothers me that you have to buy beer in a six-pack because then I have to come up with six different ways to use whatever beer I bought. I guess it's more economical to carry them in six-packs, along with the cultural association of beer and six-packs. Still, it's just an annoyance.
Surprisingly, this meatloaf didn't taste too sweet, which made me feel less guilty about having Samoa Girl Scout Cookies for lunch and dinner.
Of course, my dad didn't try this meatloaf due to the presence of beer in it and the fact that chocolate keeps him up at night.
I must've not crushed up the Caramel Crunch cereal enough because when I was mixing the meatloaf for the first time, I ended up with a liquidy batter, which is easily remedied by adding lots of plain panko breadcrumbs to the mixture. Thank goodness I had this cereal on me because had I used the cookies as the binder(which I couldn't have done anyway since I had only 5 left- not including the two boxes of generic Samoas cookies I find at the supermarket now. They're called Caramel Coconut cookies), the end result would not be a meatloaf, no matter how much breadcrumbs I added in.
The inside of the meatloaf was soft and gooey, while the outside of the meatloaf was warm and slightly crispy, which only reminded me of skillet cookies and I love those. You get the taste of a warm cookie x10 when it's made in a skillet!
HELPFUL LINK: Roasted Coconut Butter: https://eatingevolved.com/products/sweet-salty-roasted-coconut-butter
You will need:
For the cooking equipment:
A large bowl
A lasagna pan
Nonstick cooking spray
For the meatloaf:
2/3 tbsp. onion powder
2 beaten and whisked eggs
2 tbsp. shredded coconut
2 tbsp. chocolate sprinkles
2 tbsp. roasted coconut butter(see HELPFUL LINK)
2 tbsp. caramel coffee creamer
1/2 cup caramel coconut chocolate beer(skip if you want a nonalcoholic meatloaf or are serving to children)
3-4 crumbled up Samoa Girl Scout cookies
1 cup crushed Caramel Crunch cereal(I crushed up the cereal in a Ziploc bag)
1 lb. chopped and crumbled up extra firm tofu
Panko breadcrumbs to hold the meatloaf mixture together(if needed)
Samoa Girl Scout cookie for garnish
1. Put the first 11 ingredients into a large bowl. Mix all the ingredients together to get a firm, meatloaf mixture. If the mixture is too liquidy, add as much as panko breadcrumbs to the mixture as you need to make the meatloaf mixture firm.
2. Spray a lasagna pan with nonstick cooking spray.
3. Form 2 loaves from the meatloaf mixture.
4. Bake the meatloaves in a 350 degree Fahrenheit oven for 40-45 minutes.
5. Top the meatloaves with a Samoa Girl Scout cookie for garnish.
6. Bon appetit!
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