Baking

Pumpkin Spice Baked Oatmeal {with Gluten Free variation!}

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 1, 2012

So we’ve had a handful of “brisk” mornings here in San Antonio. And by “brisk,” I mean the temp has dropped below 70. Which must mean fall is here because I’ve seen a number of people out wearing sweatshirts. Or my blood is already starting to thin out some, because it’s really not that cool? […]

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Magda’s Banana Oatmeal Squares

by Jenn K on September 20, 2012

My son started back to school in August and that meant making these yummy Banana Oatmeal Squares. Luckily, I had a bunch of very overripe bananas on hand so it was a great way to use those (I also freeze overripe bananas to use in recipes). I did hit one snag and here is a […]

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Convenient Cinnamon Rolls

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 2, 2012

Mom on a Mission’s sharing some great tips for making convenient cinnamon rolls that are easily portable…and giftable! (Is ‘giftable’ a word?) Enjoy!  

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Tricia’s Slow Cooker Batch Cooking Navy Beans

by Tricia H on January 26, 2012

I really love it when my slow cooker can do the work for me and in the winter months that means navy beans.

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Alea’s Peppermint Divinity

by Alea on December 27, 2011

As soon as you pack up the Christmas decorations the candy canes become out of season treats. Use them to make Peppermint Divinity…

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Denise’s Dipped Pretzel Sticks and Gift Tags

by Denise on December 8, 2011

We absolutely adore our children’s teachers so the kids helped me whip up these Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Sticks for them…

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Toffee Pretzel Bark

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on December 8, 2011

oh. my. if only we could reach through the screen… Toffee Pretzel Bark from Brown Eyed Baker i’m drooling…

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Cowgirl Cookies in a Jar – Bakerella

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on December 8, 2011

You know anything from Bakerella will be amazing…send this cookie mix to your favorite cowgirl! (Or use blue m&m’s for your cowboy!)

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J-O-Y Cookies

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on December 8, 2011

Get out those alphabet cookie cutters and get to work on a fun (and wordy) gift for family and friends…Imagine the smile on your loved one’s face when they open this box of cookies…I can see the J-O-Y now! (Original photo/recipe (they look to be snickerdoodles), cannot be found…if anyone knows where this photo came […]

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Homemade Break ‘n Bake & Other Frozen Cookie Dough Gifts

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on December 6, 2011

Homemade Break n Bake Chatting with my friend Becky this weekend about frozen cookie dough gifts. And in the same instant, we both said, “Homemade Break n Bake!” And here they are… Just spoon them together onto plastic wrap, wax paper or parchment paper, wrap in foil and put in the freeze. When you’re ready […]

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