Sweet Potato and Spinach Breakfast Skillet

Rita's Mandel Bread

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Yield: Variable

Rita's Mandel Bread


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, not sifted
  • 2 tbsp baking powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp each vanilla extract and almond extract
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet mini chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix flour and baking powder and set aside.
  3. Beat eggs, add sugar, and stir until smooth.
  4. Add oil, extracts, chocolate, and almonds to egg mixture and stir to combine.
  5. Fold in flour to egg mixture and mix until doughy.
  6. Form dough mixture into oblong log on cookie sheet. Dough will begin to spread.
  7. Bake for 35 minutes.
  8. Transfer cookies to wire rack to cool. Once cool, transfer to cutting board and slice lengthwise into pieces.
  9. For crispier cookies, put cookies back on cookie sheet after cooling and slicing and broil for 3 minutes. Turn cookies over and repeat for another 3 minutes or until toasted. Watch closely so cookies don't burn.