Use Marked-Down Holiday Chocolate

Used Marked Down Holiday Candy for Baking - When a holiday has come and gone, snap up that holiday-themed candy on sale! Use that in your baking instead of pricier baking chocolate.

When a holiday has come and gone, snap up that holiday-themed candy on sale! Use that in your baking instead of pricier baking┬áchocolate. In just a couple days parents everywhere will be raiding their kids’ candy stash. Don’t lie; I know you do it. My kids know that all Twix and Heath bars are my […]

Coconut Crunch Pie

Coconut Crunch Pie - Mix up these quick and easy coconut pie. It only takes about fifteen minutes. You will wow your guests!

Mix up this quick and easy coconut pie. It only takes about fifteen minutes. You will wow your guests! I love to create recipes that surprise people. Typically it happens when they have some preconceived notion about how something’s supposed to taste, probably based on past experience. They don’t like what they had, and they […]

Orange-Chocolate Chip Cookies

Orange-Chocolate Chip Cookies - Bake someone happy with these delicious chocolate chip cookies scented with orange zest.

Bake someone happy with these delicious chocolate chip cookies scented with orange zest. Years ago I dove head-first into the world of couponing. We were deep in debt. Coupon deals were just starting to become more prevalent. The recession was strong. And I became a coupon junky. Our grocery budget was $400/month to feed 7 […]

Baby Cakes

Baby Cakes Cookie Recipe - Add all kinds of variety to your baking with this versatile cookie recipes. Add whatever chopped candies you have on hand to make Baby Cakes a sweet treat at your house.

Add all kinds of variety to your baking with this versatile cookie recipes. Add whatever chopped candies you have on hand to make Baby Cakes a sweet treat at your house. Disclosure: This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of […]

Not Your Ice Cream Truck’s Ice Cream Sandwiches

Not Your Ice Cream Truck

Forget the ice cream man. Make your own Ice Cream Sandwiches this summer. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! You know […]

Chocolate Chip Cookies & Baking with Kids

Chocolate Chip Cookies & Baking with Kids | Good Cheap Eats

This year I’m an ambassador for Bob’s Red Mill, one of my very favorite brands on the planet. I already loved their products, and then I read Bob’s biography. I love him and his company even more. It’s an honor that I get to partner with them this year. Today, I’m sharing over on Bob’s […]

8 Great Cookie Recipes

8 Great Cookies to make that are delicious and also nut-free.

Make some cookies! Try one of these 8 great recipes that your family will love. Cookies have been on my mind lately. Have you ever seen the movie Stranger than Fiction? (That’s an affiliate link*, by the way.) It’s one of those movies that proves to you Will Ferrell isn’t the huge cad he appears […]

Pepita Bars

Pepita Bars - delicious nut-free cookies with plenty of crunch and caramel flavor.

Years ago I borrowed my mom’s recipe box and transcribed all the recipes from her collection into a small family cookbook. I made photocopies and bound the pages to give as Christmas gifts one year. Inside were all our family’s favorites that I remembered having as a child as well as any recipes that sounded […]

Pumpkin Spice Biscotti

pumpkin biscotti

Celebrate the coming of fall with homemade pumpkin spice biscotti. Not only is it better for you than commercial brands, but it’s cheaper, too. Baking season is upon us! It seems that as soon as the weather starts to cool, the days begin to shorten, and the smoky nights of fall set in, I want […]

Those Snickerdoodle Bars

coffeecookie

Snickerdoodle bars are easy to make and taste just as good as the traditional balls rolled in sugar. A few weeks ago I shared a recipe for a Cinnamon Streusel Coffeecake that our family loves and has enjoyed on many occasions. Unfortunately, when I first published the post I was unaware of not one, but […]