Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. develops and operates the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store restaurant and retail concept in the United States. Its restaurants provide breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The companys gift shops offer various decorative and functional items, such as rocking chairs, holiday and seasonal gifts, apparel, toys, music CDs, cookware, old-fashioned-looking ceramics, figurines, a book-on-audio sale-and-exchange program, and various other gift items, as well as candies, preserves, pies, cornbread mixes, coffee, syrups, pancake mixes, and other food items. As of September 18, 2012, it operated 620 stores in 42 states. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Lebanon, Tennessee.
Cracker Barrel Copycat Recipe
Makes about 9 large muffins or 12 small muffins
1 (15 oz.) package blueberries in liquid (rinse lightly and drain)
1 package white cake mix
1 package of instant vanilla pudding (4 serving size)
4 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup vegetable oil
3/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
Rinse blueberries lightly and drain well. In mixing bowl beat eggs until light. To the eggs add cake mix, pudding, vegetable oil, vanilla, and milk. Beat until smooth but do not over beat. About two to two and half minutes. Batter will be thick. Carefully fold blueberries in batter with a spoon or spatula. try not to break the berries, they can be very tender.
Fill muffin cups 3/4 full and place in a preheated oven at 350 degrees for 20 - 30 minutes depending on the size of you muffin cups. Test with a tooth pick and taking care not to over bake. Store muffins in a air tight container.
The yogurt parfait at Cracker Barrel has low fat vanilla yogurt with fresh diced pineapple and is topped with granola. I make the all the time at home. You can layer the fruit and yogurt in small cups and just add the granola on top when you are ready to eat. They make a quick snack on the run if you put the cereal in single serving small bags with a spoon.