Baking Substitutions to Use When You Run Out

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Find yourself baking and run out of a key ingredient? No problem. There are a number of baking substitutions that you can choose from and avoid an extra trip to the store. You run to the store with your carefully crafted grocery list. But, distractions draw you away from checking to see that you have […]

Slab Apple Pie with Easy Crumb Topping

slice of slab apple pie on plate next to apples

This easy-to-prepare Slab Apple Pie takes just minutes to assemble. It’s delicious and simple, and a huge hit for fall. Bake one for now and stash an extra in the freezer. Apple pie is almost a perfect food. What with its buttery, flaky crust, sweet filling, and crunchy, nutty topping, an apple pie makes an […]

8 Steps for Better Cookie Baking

oatmeal cookies on a white plate with glass of milk

Bake someone happy today. Include cookies. And make it easy on yourself with these eight simple steps to better cookie baking. Pictured: Cranberry Blueberry Oatmeal Cookies C is for cookie. It’s good enough for me. Truer words were never spoken. Who doesn’t have fond memories of the Cookie Monster gobbling down cookies in a flurry of […]

Who wants a Chocolate Butterhorn?

Chocolate Butterhorns are yeast rolls filled with chocolate. They are perfect for freezing which makes them perfect for snacking — anytime. You’ll wanna make these today. You know those refrigerator crescent rolls that come in a can? The ones that are so fun to bang on the side of the counter so that the rolls […]

Nutty Streusel Topping for Muffins, Cakes, and Pies

apple muffins with streusel topping

Streusel Topping is super easy to make. Adding it to your baked goods, elevates muffins, cakes, and pies from ordinary to amazing. See how easy it is! We all know that baking is a science. I mean, how many of us have encountered true baking disasters when we messed with the laws of chemistry. Try […]

Press In Pie Crust

Making press in pie crust from scratch is like kid’s play when you use my Gramma John’s Pat in Pan Pie Crust recipe. It’s simple and delicious and easy for kids and adults alike! Making your own pie crust can sound like a challenge you think you can’t tackle. But I promise you can. Homemade […]

Mint Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Enjoy melt-in-your-mouth deliciousness with these Chocolate Minty Melts, mint chocolate crinkle cookies topped with chocolate kisses that melt into little knobs of chocolate. Are you looking for a cookie that’s simple, deliciously addictive, and a little bit different than what’s typically on the Christmas cookie plate? Then it’s time you baked up a batch of […]

How to Make 12 Different Christmas Cookies Without Going Insane

Want to serve several different Christmas Cookies this year? No problem. Here are some tips for you to blitz through the process and keep your sanity. Don’t you love the tradition of Christmas Cookies? There are so many memories attached to cookies. Whether it’s a memory of baking them with your gramma or mom or […]