baked gifts

  • Minty Chocolate & Peanut Butter Grahams Recipe

    Hey friends! I have decided that chocolate and peanut butter should become their own food group. I will add them near the bottom of the pyramid thingy so I get 10 servings a day. No, but seriously, you must make these minty-chocolate-peanutbutter-no-bake-grahams. Do it now. You will need: 8 graham crackers (1 sleeve) 6 oz semi-sweet chocolate-that’s 6 squares in Bakers

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  • DIY Gift: Biscuit Mixes

    If you thought yesterday’s homemade apple butter was killer, check out it’s partner in crime… homemade biscuits. yum. Here’s what you will need: 7 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1 cup pastry or cake flour 1 cup Saco buttermilk powder 4 teaspoons salt 4 teaspoons sugar 4 tablespoons double acting baking powder 4 teaspoons baking soda (make sure it’s fresh-check the

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  • Easy DIY gift: Homemade Apple Butter

    Homemade apple butter is a super fun gift for the holidays. I am not a canner-type person, don’t worry if you aren’t either, it is crazy easy and doesn’t require any of that fancy canning tool type stuff. You will need about 3 bags of apples, 2 red and 1 green.  I used gala for the red. Apple Butter: 2

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  • Soft Spice Biscotti

    Good morning blog friends!   I thought you all might like this Soft Spice Biscotti recipe for your winter wonderland.  It’s from a good friend in Kentucky, and it is soft and yummy! 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup sliced almonds 1/3 cup vegetable oil 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp cloves 2 tsp water 2 large egg whites

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  • Caramel Corn Recipe: DIY Christmas Presents

      I always love food gifts, especially for guys or families. This Caramel Corn is extra yummy, easy, and cheap. Here is what you do:   Puffs: 1 – 7-8oz bag of puff corn curls (see picture above) place in a large roaster pan Caramel Sauce: 1/2 lb butter (not margarine) 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup light corn syrup

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