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15 Cute Creative Thanksgiving Cookie Recipes - A curated collection of the best cookies to make for Thanksgiving. Something in here for everyone's skill level. From iced sugar cookies to no-bake just assemble cookies!

15 Cute Creative Thanksgiving Cookie Recipes - A curated collection of the best cookies to make for Thanksgiving. Something in here for everyone's skill level. From iced sugar cookies to no-bake just assemble cookies!

15 Cute Creative Thanksgiving Cookie Recipes!

One of our Thanksgiving family traditions is for the kids and I to spend a day baking. Normally my mother-in-law makes everything for dinner and I am in charge of bringing desserts. I make the obligatory pumpkin pie of course and usually some other sort of pie or tart (my Pear Almond Tart has been a hit with the family) and then we bring a couple batches of cookies to take with us. The kids really love making cookies, maybe not as much as they do eating cookies, and they love showing off their cookie making skills to their grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins.

So to inspire you some Thanksgiving holiday baking and creating some traditions of your own I have put together this great list of cookies to make for Thanksgiving. Some of them are fancy iced creations that require a bit of skill…and some are no bake goodies that you can just assemble from store bought cookies and candies. So no matter your skill level you are sure to find a cookie recipe that you can make!

What are your Thanksgiving traditions? Do you have a favorite dessert that you make? Leave a comment below and let us know!


1

Thanksgiving Cookies Turkeys,Leaves & Pumpkins

Thanksgiving Cookies Turkeys,Leaves & Pumpkins

I love how colorful and pretty these classic sugar cookies with royal icing are. The swirled icing effect on the leaves is perfect for showcasing the colors of fall don’t you think?

 – Checkout Amanda’s Cookin’ for the recipe!


2

Fall Sugar Cookies

Fall Sugar Cookies

These adorable pumpkin soft-baked & shaped sugar cookie cutouts are iced and then sprinkled with crushed fall colored M&M’s to add some chocolate goodness!

– Checkout Kleinworth & Co. for the recipe!


3

Simply Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies

Simply Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies

I adore the teal color in these fun Thanksgiving turkeys! What a sweet little treat to serve your guests this year! The step by step tutorial included makes decorating these cookies a snap!

 – Checkout Semi Sweet for the recipe!


4

Pumpkin Sugar Cookies

Pumpkin Sugar Cookies

Learn how to make these cute pumpkin sugar cookies with the adorable pumpkin vine swirl. It is easier than it looks!

 – Checkout Eating On A Dime for the recipe!


5

Mini Pumpkin Cookies With Cinnamon Frosting

Mini Pumpkin Cookies With Cinnamon Frosting

These cookies are not shaped like a pumpkin they are made with pumpkin! If you are a fan of soft cake-like cookies you will love these ones. Plus each cookie is swirled with a cinnamon & spice frosting. YUM!

 – Checkout Pizzazzerie for the recipe!


6

Cranberry Orange Spiral Cookies

Cranberry Orange Spiral Cookies

These oh-so-pretty swirled cookies would be perfect to nibble on while reading a book, by the fireplace with a cup of tea. The perfect fall day activity if you ask me!

 – Checkout Amanda’s Cookin’ for the recipe!


7

Thanksgiving Pilgrim Hat Cookies

Thanksgiving Pilgrim Hat Cookies

These cute little pilgrim hats are made from 100% store bought ingredients. So if you are not a baker at all, have no fear, you can still assemble these fun cookies in no time flat. I think the kids would really get a kick out helping to make these. And eating them too!

 – Checkout Organized 31 for the recipe!


8

No Bake Recipe Peanut Butter and Chocolate Acorn Cookies

No Bake Recipe Peanut Butter and Chocolate Acorn Cookies

Here is another no-bake cookie idea that is just too cute for words. You can make these sweet little acorns with store bought vanilla wafer cookies, Hershey’s Kisses, peanut butter chips and some peanut butter to glue it all together. The kids can definitely help with this one. Even the little kiddos!

 – Checkout Mission To Save for the recipe!


9

Pie Crust Cookies

Pie Crust Cookies

When I was a kid my mom always let me play with the leftover pie dough after she made one of her wonderful pies. She would give me a rolling pin, cookie cutters and a little dish of cinnamon and sugar and I would make up little tasty treats that she would bake up for me or let me cook them in my Holly Hobbie Easy Bake Oven (did anyone else have one of those?).

 – Checkout Club Chica Circle for the recipe!


10

Indian Corn Cookies

Indian Corn Cookies

These cute little Indian corn cookies would make a great addition to your fall or Thanksgiving table and the kids can help make them since frosting and placing Reese’s Pieces is the perfect thing to keep little hands busy!

 – Checkout Giggles Galore for the recipe!


11

Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Cookies

I think the combination of pumpkin spice and chocolate is perfect and these sweet little cut out cookies marry those flavors perfectly!

 – Checkout Created By Diane for the recipe!


12

Pecan Sweet Potato Thumbprint Cookies

Pecan Sweet Potato Thumbprint Cookies

Sweet potatoes and pecans are a classic flavor combination and one of my personal favorites. These crumbly thumbprint cookies are rolled in chopped pecans and the middles are filled with a sweet pecan pie like middle. Heaven in a cookie if you ask me!

 – Checkout Cookie Dough And Oven Mitt for the recipe!


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Pumpkin Pie Sugar Cookie Recipe

Pumpkin Pie Sugar Cookie Recipe

Here is another fun cookie that looks like slices of pumpkin pie. This one has a touch of cocoa powder in the icing to give it that fresh out of the oven look!

 – Checkout Thrifty Jinxy for the recipe!


14

Turkey Sugar Cookies

Turkey Sugar Cookies

You’re going to want to gobble gobble up these tasty cookies for sure. And while there is baking involved this recipe uses a store bought mix. Something us couponers probably already have in our stockpiles!

 – Checkout Baby Loving Mama for the recipe!


15

Pumpkin Pie Cookies

Pumpkin Pie Cookies

These cute little cookies are not pumpkin pie flavored but instead are shaped like slices of pumpkin pie! How cute can that be?

 – Checkout Created By Diane for the recipe!

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Homemade Apple Pie Granola Recipe - Taste the warm and hearty flavors of fall with this homemade granola recipe that is full of warm apple pie spices and chunks of dried apples!

Homemade Apple Pie Granola Recipe - Taste the warm and hearty flavors of fall with this homemade granola recipe that is full of warm apple pie spices and chunks of dried apples!

I am not much of a cold cereal eater but I do love a bowl of granola for breakfast. Topped with a little milk, or in my case some soy or almond milk since I am lactose intolerant, and it just makes for the perfect breakfast or snack. If you have ever priced store bought granola though you know how expensive it can be. The price per ounce for granola is sometimes two to three times as much as regular breakfast cereal and that is a ouchy on the pocketbook!

But making your own homemade granola is so easy (really it is, I promise) and you can flavor it up however you want. In the past I have shared my orange cranberry granola recipe and now I present you with this homemade apple pie granola flavor which is perfect for fall (or any time of the year really!)

Step 1: Gather your ingredients

Homemade Apple Pie Granola Recipe Ingredients - Just a few simple ingredients are all that it takes to make this delicious homemade granola!

The ingredients are simple:

  • 3 1⁄2 Cups Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
  • 1⁄2 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1⁄4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1⁄4 Teaspoon Ground Ginger
  • 1⁄8 Teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
  • 1⁄4 Cup Brown Sugar, light or dark
  • 1⁄4 Cup Apple Sauce
  • 1 Cup Chopped Dried Apples, divided
  • 1/4 Cup Maple Syrup

Step 2: Add oats, oil and salt together in a large mixing bowl.

Homemade Apple Pie Granola Recipe Step 2


Step 3: Mix it all together well until all the oats are coated with the oil.

Homemade Apple Pie Granola Recipe Step 3


Step 4: Spread the mixture on a rimmed baking sheet lined with aluminum foil and bake for 10 minutes at 375°.

Homemade Apple Pie Granola Recipe Step 4


Step 5: Transfer mixture back into mixing bowl and add 1/2 cup dried apples.

Homemade Apple Pie Granola Recipe Step 5


Step 6: Add the cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, brown sugar and apple sauce to the cooked oats and apple mixture and mix well.

Homemade Apple Pie Granola Recipe Step 6


Step 7: Press the granola mixture back into the foil lined baking sheet and drizzle with the maple syrup. Bake at 300° for one hour.

Homemade Apple Pie Granola Recipe Step 7


Step 8: Let the granola cool completely and then break it apart, add the remaining 1/2 cup dried apples and then store in a air tight container.

Homemade Apple Pie Granola Recipe - Amazing and simple!


It really is just that simple!

And now…for the printable recipe…


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Apple Pie Granola Recipe

Apple Pie Granola Recipe

Ingredients

  • 3 1?2 Cups Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
  • 1?2 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1?4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1?4 Teaspoon Ground Ginger
  • 1?8 Teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
  • 1?4 Cup Brown Sugar, light or dark
  • 1?4 Cup Apple Sauce
  • 1 Cup Chopped Dried Apples, divided
  • 1/4 Cup Maple Syrup

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 375° F.

Cover a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil.

In a large mixing bowl mix together the oats, oil and salt until the oil coats all of the oats and the salt is evenly distributed.

Spread the mixture onto the rimmed backing sheet and bake for 10 minutes.

Reduce the oven temperature to 300° F.

Transfer the oat mixture back into the mixing bowl.

Add the cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, brown sugar and 1/2 cup of the chopped dried apples and mix well.

Add the apple sauce to the granola mix and mix well again making all the mixture is coated with a little apple sauce.

Pour the granola mixture back onto the rimmed foil lined baking sheet and press it firmly into the pan.

Drizzle the maple syrup over the granola mix.

Bake for 1 hour at 300° F.

Let granola cool completely in the pan and then break it apart.

Mix in the remaining 1/2 cup of chopped dried apples.

Store in an air tight container for up to 3 months.

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40 Awesome Snack Bag Ideas | HotCouponWorld.com

40 Snack Bag Ideas - Save time, money and your sanity by making up snack bags for the kids ahead of time! As a mom to 5 kids I have a few tricks up my sleeve to help keep my sanity and one of those tricks is to make up snack baggies ahead of time so that I am always ready to go with a quick snack or school lunch item.

My entire family gets into the assembly line production as we make up various snack bags for the week. I use two plastic dishpans to store my snacks, or you can use a shoe box, aluminum foil pan (Like my friend Darcy did in her picture above) or whatever containers work for you. I make one container for the pantry and one for the refrigerator and fill each with ready to go snacks.

Not only is this method a sanity saver but it is also much more frugal than purchasing pre-packaged snack size things.

Here are 40 ideas for snack bags (for kids or adults…pre-portioned snacks is a great way to control your calories too!)

  1. Carrot sticks or baby carrots
  2. Raisins
  3. Goldfish crackers
  4. Sliced cucumbers
  5. Teddy Grahams
  6. Trail mix
  7. Grapes
  8. Celery sticks
  9. Craisins
  10. Granola bars (either store bought or homemade)
  11. Animal crackers
  12. Cherries
  13. Dried apples
  14. Pretzels
  15. Cheez-Its
  16. Cheerios
  17. Apple slices (learn how to keep them from browning)
  18. Wheat Thins
  19. Cheese cubes
  20. String cheese
  21. Orange slices
  22. Nuts (almonds, peanuts, cashews, pecans, etc)
  23. Chex mix
  24. Popped popcorn
  25. Chips
  26. Broccoli florets
  27. Bell pepper slices
  28. Cauliflower florets
  29. Cubed melon
  30. Peanut butter bites
  31. Jicama sticks
  32. Rice cake mini’s
  33. Olives
  34. Cherry tomatoes
  35. Pumpkin seeds
  36. Dried pineapple slices
  37. Pistachios
  38. Pita chips
  39. Banana chips
  40. S’mores mix (Golden Grahams cereal, chocolate chips and mini marshmallows)

What snacks do you and your family enjoy? Leave a comment below and let us know!

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15 Awesome Hard Boiled Egg Recipes

15 Awesome Hard Boiled Egg Recipes - Eggs are a great and inexpensive source of protein. If you find yourself with a few hard boiled eggs check out this great collection of recipes that all use hard boiled eggs. From salads to breakfasts and everything in between!

Hard Boiled Egg Recipes

Eggs are always an inexpensive source of protein. And thus, they are always one of my favorite frugal ways to save money. I like to cook up hard boiled eggs all year round (see my foolproof method). But this time of year, after Easter especially you may find yourself with a plethora of hard cooked eggs and might be looking for a couple new recipes to try to use them up.

So I went on a hunt, an egg hunt if you will, for the best recipes around the internet from some of my favorite food blogs and websites that use hard boiled eggs. From salads, deviled eggs to breakfast  and more all these recipes are amazing and will get you cooking with hard boiled eggs!


1

Avocado Egg Salad

Avocado Egg Salad - Two Peas & Their Pod

Turn those hard boiled eggs into a delicious and healthy green egg salad sandwich. Avocados are the key ingredient here. But there is also a bit of Greek yogurt, green onion, lemon juice and Dijon mustard for a bright flavor pop!

 – Checkout Two Peas & Their Pod for the recipe!


2

Asparagus Egg and Bacon Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

Asparagus Egg and Bacon Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette - Skinny Taste

This light salad just screams “Spring is here!”. Crisp asparagus is perfectly teamed with bacon and a delicious homemade Dijon vinaigrette. You could serve this as a main dish since there is a healthy dose of protein or of course serve it as a side dish to any meal.

– Checkout Skinny Taste for the recipe!


3

Hard Boiled Egg Chocolate Chip Cookies

Hard Boiled Egg Chocolate Chip Cookies - Cookies and Cups

Who would have thought that you can make delicious chocolate chip cookies using hard boiled eggs! This is a must try recipe if nothing for the shock value of telling your friends and family that they have hard boiled eggs in them!

 – Checkout Cookies and Cups for the recipe!


4

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Loaded Baked Potato Salad - Foodie Crush

I love a good potato salad and this recipe has everything but the kitchen sink in it I think! The recipe starts with baked potatoes and then a homemade mayo/sour cream based dressing and then crumbled bacon, hard boiled eggs, cheddar cheese and green onions round it all out.

 – Checkout Foodie Crush for the recipe!


5

Morton’s Iceberg Wedge Salad

Morton's Iceberg Wedge Salad - Delish

I have heard about this salad from Morton’s Steakhouse but since we don’t have that restaurant here I was way excited to see this recipe for it so I could make it at home. I love a good iceberg lettuce wedge salad (so crisp and refreshing) and this recipe has everything in it (on it?) to make it amazing, hard boiled eggs, bacon and a homemade blue cheese dressing!

 – Checkout Delish for the recipe!


6

Easy Pickled Eggs

Easy Pickled Eggs - Buns In My Oven

I have to admit, I have never been brave enough to try picked eggs but I remember my grandmother making them and enjoying them. This recipe has got to be the easiest one I have ever seen to make them since all it uses is hard boiled eggs and leftover pickle juice from your favorite jar of pickles. There is also a nice recipe for egg salad that uses these eggs too…worth a shot I think!

 – Checkout Buns In My Oven for the recipe!


7

Bacon Jalapeño Deviled Eggs

Bacon Jalapeño Deviled Eggs - Real House Moms

There are a lot of deviled egg recipes out there but this one, this one takes the cake I think. If you were to combine jalapeño poppers and deviled eggs…this is what you would get! YUM

 – Checkout Real House Moms for the recipe!


8

Deviled Egg Dip

Deviled Egg Dip - Savory Style

If you love deviled eggs then I see no reason why you could not combine all the flavors into this creamy dip! Cut up some crudites (cut veggies for the folks not in the know) and put out some crackers and you are ready to get your dip on!

 – Checkout Savory Style for the recipe!


9

Healthy Chef Salad Recipe

Healthy Chef Salad Recipe - ifoodreal

In the warm weather months my family really enjoys a nice big healthy salad for dinner. Yes, even the kids! And this chef’s salad recipe is “meaty” enough to serve as a main course. Crisp and refreshing iceberg lettuce is topped with cucumbers, tomatoes, hard boiled eggs, chicken, cheese and a homemade skinny buttermilk ranch dressing. So delicious!

 – Checkout ifoodreal for the recipe!


10

Hard Boiled Egg Breakfast Melts

Hard Boiled Egg Breakfast Melts - Ellaphant Eats

Starting the day off with a healthy breakfast is always recommended and these beautiful and nutritious breakfast melts pack a healthy dose of protein, vegetables and it all sits on a whole wheat English muffin. And if you like a little bit of spice…a drizzle of Siracha tops it all off and adds some ZING! That will wake you up!

 – Checkout Ellaphant Eats for the recipe!


11

Bacon ‘n’ Egg Lasagna 

Bacon 'n' Egg Lasagna - Food.com

Who would have thought you could turn hard cooked eggs into a breakfast lasagna? This recipe comes together rather easily in the morning especially if you already have your eggs and bacon pre-cooked!

 – Checkout Food.com for the recipe!


12

Quesadillas Huevos Rancheros

Quesadillas Huevos Rancheros - Real Simple

I love a good quesadilla. they are so easy and simple to make. But I would have never thought to add sliced hard boiled eggs to one until I saw this recipe. Tortillas, eggs, cheese and some great homemade or store bought salsa make this easy snack easy!

 – Checkout Real Simple for the recipe!


13

Grilled Cheese Eggs

Grilled Cheese Eggs - exPress-o

Here is something new that I have never seen done with hard boiled eggs…bake them with a little shredded cheese and breadcrumbs until everything is all melted! Sounds great!

 – Checkout exPress-o for the recipe!


14

Make-Ahead Muffin Melts

Make-Ahead Muffin Melts - The Pioneer Woman

Okay…this is seriously good. You take some hard cooked eggs, bacon, cheese and mix it all together with a little bit of mayo, Worcestershire sauce and garlic powder. Heap it on split English muffins and bake until everything is melted and bubbly!

 – Checkout The Pioneer Woman for the recipe!


15

Warm Spinach Salad with Bacon, Mushrooms & Hard-Boiled Eggs

Warm Spinach Salad with Bacon, Mushrooms & Hard-Boiled Eggs - Brown Eyed Baker

Have you ever had a warm spinach salad before? I know the first time I tried one when I was about 17 I kind of turned up my nose at the idea of a warm salad. That is, until I tried it of course. And then I was hooked! This great salad combines all of my favorite things in one big salad…mushrooms, bacon, hard cooked eggs and a delicious homemade warm vinaigrette that is drizzled over top!

 – Checkout Brown Eyed Baker for the recipe!

Do you have a favorite recipe that uses hard boiled eggs? Leave a comment below and let us know!



Orange Cranberry Granola

Cranberry Orange Granola Recipe - This easy to make granola recipe beats out any store bought granola any day!

Let’s face it, granola in the stores is pricey. A bag of granola where I live can easily run $3.00 -$4.00 for a 16 oz. bag. But making your own is so simple and frugal too. This cranberry orange granola recipe runs me about $1.50 in ingredients. Much cheaper. Plus I have 100% control of the ingredients in my granola. No artificial sweeteners, colors or preservatives. Just good old-fashioned ingredients! And it could not be easier. It literally takes me minutes to whip up a batch of granola on a Sunday night after the kids go to bed and I have an easy breakfast in the morning all-week long. I like to eat my granola with a little soy milk or over some nice vanilla Greek yogurt. But my husband likes to eat his plain straight from the jar or bag.

No matter how you like to eat your granola give this recipe a try…it’s a winner in my book!


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Cranberry Orange Granola Recipe

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 55 minutes

Cranberry Orange Granola Recipe

Ingredients

Instructions

Pre-heat oven to 350°,

Using a zester, zest your orange and then cut in in half and juice it.

Throw orange rind away.

Combine oats, cranberries, honey, oil, pecans, cinnamon, orange zest and orange juice in a large bowl.

Stir well to combine and throughout coat the oats with the liquids.

Dump contents of of bowl onto two large rimmed baking sheets.

Bake for 40-45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes or until everything is nicely toasted and golden brown.

Let cool and transfer to an airtight container. Can be stored at room temperature for up to 2 weeks (but it won't last that long it is SO tasty!

Notes

Feel free to add more cranberries or nuts to your liking or swap out the kind of nut to your favorite. I have made this with almonds, walnuts and even sunflower seeds!

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Cherry & Chocolate Rice Krispy Treats - Enjoy!

Cherry & Chocolate Rice Krispies Treats - These simple and delicious treats are perfect for Valentine's Day (or any day!)



If you are looking for a last minute Valentine’s Day treat you have got to try this amazing recipe for Cherry & Chocolate Rice Krispy Treats. This is just a little take on your standard Rice Krispy treat but with the addition of some lovely chopped dried cherries and some semi-chocolate chips.

I also added a few drops of red food coloring to make these a lovely pink color which is just pure fun for Valentine’s Day. Of course food coloring is optional!

All of the ingredients in this recipe are frugal and things you can normally get rather cheap with coupons and sales. The dried cherries might be the hardest item to find a deal on but if you watch for it there ARE coupons and sales on dried fruit. Other ideas for saving money on the cherries is to buy in bulk at stores such as Sam’s Club or Costco or shop online at Amazon.

You can serve these to your family and friends right out of the pan. Or dress them up cute to pass out to the kids at school or co-workers at the office!

Here is how to make these yummy Chocolate & Cherry Rice Krispies Treats:

1Gather your ingredients: Butter, Mini Marshmallows, Rice Crispy Cereal, Dried Cherries, Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips and if you want…red food coloring. 

Cherry & Chocolate Rice Krispies Treats - Ingredients

2In a large bowl, microwave the butter and the marshmallows together for about 2 minutes until the marshmallows are soft and puffed.

Cherry & Chocolate Rice Krispies Treats - Melted Marshmallows

3While the marshmallows and butter are in the microwave, chop the dried cherries into large pieces.

Cherry & Chocolate Rice Krispies Treats - Chopped Cherries

4Remove the marshmallows from the microwave. Stir in the red food coloring if using. Gently stir in the cereal and the cherry pieces until everything has been coated with the marshmallow mixture. Add in the chocolate chips last.

Cherry & Chocolate Rice Krispies Treats - Mix Ingredients Together

5Pat the mixture into a greased 8×8 baking dish.

Cherry & Chocolate Rice Krispies Treats - Pat Mixture Into 8X8 Baking Pan

6Cool and cut into squares to serve.

Cherry & Chocolate Rice Krispy Treats - Cut Into Squares and Serve

7Enjoy your delicious treats!

Cherry & Chocolate Rice Krispy Treats - Enjoy!

Cherry & Chocolate Rice Krispy Treats Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 2 cups Mini Marshmallows
  • 3 cups Rice Crispy Cereal
  • 1/2 cup Dried Cherries
  • 1/4 cup Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • Red Food Coloring (Optional)

Instructions

In a large bowl, microwave the butter and the marshmallows together for about 2 minutes until the

marshmallows are soft and puffed.

While that is in the microwave, chop the dried cherries into large pieces.

Remove the marshmallows from the microwave. Stir in the red food coloring if using. Gently stir in the cereal and the cherry pieces until everything has been coated with the marshmallow mixture. Add in the chocolate chips last.

Pat the mixture into a greased 8x8 baking dish. Cool and cut into squares to serve. Best if eaten within a day or two of making.

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Cherry & Chocolate Rice Krispy Treats - So Good!



22 Recipes to Dress Up Store Bought Pretzels

22 Recipes to Dress Up Store Bought Pretzels {via HotCouponWorld.com} - A curated collection of the best recipes from our favorite bloggers. From seasoned and chocolate covered to cookies, bars and more! Weather you crave salty and sweet or savory and spicy there is sure to be something here to whet your appetite.



All this month my local Albertsons grocery store has had bags of their store brand pretzels as their loss leader at just 69¢ a bag. And so every time I was in the store I have been picking up a couple of bags because at that price, who could pass them up? My family loves just snacking on pretzels plain, right out of the bag. But then I got to thinking that I needed to find a few recipes that I can use to dress up store bought pretzels and turn them into something fabulous… And so, this collection was born…22 amazing recipes that will turn those bags of pretzels into fun snacks, desserts and even crusting some chicken fingers for the kids! I hope you enjoy!

1 

Fruit Topped Cheesecake with Pretzel CrustFruit Topped Cheesecake with Pretzel Crust – This delicious recipe from Confessions of an Overworked Mom combines sweet and creamy cheesecake with a salty pretzel crust. Top it all off with some fresh seasonal fruit and you have an amazing dessert! 

2 

Rolo Pretzel Surprise Cookies

Rolo Pretzel Surprise Cookies – Oh wow! This recipe from Organized 31 looks amazing! Could a cookie get any better than this one? A yummy warm cookie straight from the oven is filled with melted Rolo candy (chocolate and caramel) AND pretzels! 

3 

Cookie Dough Pretzel Bites

Cookie Dough Pretzel Bites – How can you go wrong with crunchy and salty pretzels, soft edible cookie dough and it all dipped in chocolate? This recipe from Is This Really My Life? has it all! 

4 

Strawberry Pretzel Whiptini

Strawberry Pretzel Whiptini – Hmmm…pretzels in a cocktail? Sure why not! Instead of a salted glass rim on this yummy strawberries & cream adult beverage you just do some crushed pretzels instead. This recipe from Snappy Gourmet is a perfect summer cocktail! 

5 

Sweet and Spicy Snack Mix

Sweet and Spicy Snack Mix – If you are like me you love the combination of sweet, spicy and salty all in one. And this recipe from Hello Little Home will not disappoint in that flavor combination. This recipe is very much like a Chex mix but instead uses Quaker Life cereal (where the sweet comes in) and then has the savory/spicy element from soy sauce, siracha and some other yummy flavors and is rounded out with some tropical dried pineapple and pistachios!

6 

Jello Pretzel Salad Recipe

 Jello Pretzel Salad Recipe – Jello is one of those things a lot of couponers have in their stockpiles because it is often free or super cheap after coupon and this classic recipe from A Mom’s Take is the perfect use for it. A pretzel crust is topped with creamy layer of whipped topping (ie Cool Whip) and cream cheese, then topped with fresh strawberries and strawberry gelatin is poured over. Pop it into the refrigerator and you have the perfect dessert for a hot day or to take to a potluck gathering! 

7 

Pretzel Chicken Fingers

 Pretzel Chicken Fingers – Here is a delicious kid friendly way to use pretzels…make your own chicken fingers with a delicious pretzel crust! My kids love chicken fingers for dinner or lunch and dipped in some sweet honey mustard I do too! This amazingly easy recipe from Dawn Nicole will have the kids smiling for sure! 

8 

Pretzel Butterflies

 Pretzel Butterflies – These sweet little white chocolate dipped pretzels are billed for the 4th of July by Crafting In The Rain, but I think with a change in the color of sugar sprinkles you could make them for any occasion or holiday! Pink, purple, blue, yellow…any color here would work! This is also a fun recipe for the kids to help in the kitchen with. 

9 

Chocolate Covered Pretzels with Toffee

 Chocolate Covered Pretzels with Toffee – Here in another great twist (pun intended) on chocolate dipped pretzels, this time with some delicious Heath Bar toffee bits added on top. This recipe from Penny Lane Kitchen takes it up a notch and I think these pretzel treats would be perfect as a gift at the holidays all wrapped up cute! 

10 

Oreos Pretzel Frogs

 Oreos Pretzel Frogs – Okay..these are frogs made out of Oreo cookies with pretzel legs are too cute for words! One of my daughters (I have three) is in LOVE with frogs and I could just know she would squeal in delight if I made these for her. Blogger Katrina from Baking And Boys has a great tutorial on how to make these cute little froggy treats! 

11 

Sprinkle of Spring Vanilla Almond Bark Pretzels

 Sprinkle of Spring Vanilla Almond Bark Pretzels – These lovely little vanilla almond bark covered pretzels are perfect for spring snacking or to give as gifts (I can imagine them all wrapped up in a cellophane bag with a pastel bow). The recipe comes from Kid And Things and could not be easier to make! The kids can get involved too with this one, either dipping the pretzels or just adding the candy sprinkles on top! 

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Cranberry Nut Pretzel Bark

 Cranberry Nut Pretzel Bark – I love candy bark recipes! And this recipe from How Does Your Garden Grow is amazingly simple and delicious. How can you go wrong with just four simple ingredients? White chocolate, pretzels, Craisins and Pecans…YUMMY! 

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Compost Cookies

 Compost Cookies – The name of this cookie at first threw me off…but then as I got to reading the ingredient list I was intrigued. These cookies from Donuts, Dresses And Dirt have everything but the kitchen sink in them…pretzels (of course), butterscotch chips, mini chocolate chips, oatmeal, coffee (HELLO!), graham cracker crumbs and potato chips. Are you intrigued yet? I know I am! 

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Pretzel Bars

 Chocolate Chip Cookie Pretzel Bars – Obviously I am not the only one who craves salty and sweet! Blogger Melissa from over at I Was Born To Cook likes to bake up these bar cookies to satisfy that craving too! The recipe reminds me of a good homemade brownie and they are filled with chopped pretzels! 

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Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels

 Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels – This sweet & salty snack is one I have personally made myself using the exact same recipe that My Life Well Loved has shared over on her blog. Beware…these are addictive! The combination of the salt covered crunchy pretzels tossed sweet cinnamon and sugar makes these hard to resist! 

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Buffalo Wing Pretzel Sticks

 Buffalo Wing Pretzel Sticks – If hot and spicy is more your thing then this easy recipe from Mom On Time Out is right up your alley. Dip them in some creamy blue cheese dressing to cool off the bite. I am thinking these would be a fabulous game day treat for sure! 

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Peanut Butter Pretzel Granola Bars

 Peanut Butter Pretzel Granola Bars – If your kids love granola bars packed in their lunches as much as mine do then this recipe from Dessert Now Dinner Later is a fun way to re-purpose bagged pretzels into a fun and tasty treat! 

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Malted Pretzel CrunchMalted Pretzel Crunch – Oh wow does this stuff look addictive or what? Salty pretzels are tossed with brown & white sugar and then to make it amazing malted milk powder is added too and everything is baked in a bit of butter. The recipe comes from the blog of Parsley, Sage & Sweet and it is a must make snack for your next Super Bowl party! 

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No Bake Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

 No Bake Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars – If you are looking for a delicious dessert that does not require any baking then this amazing recipe from Crazy For Crust is right up your alley. Even better there are just 5 ingredients – butter, pretzels, powdered sugar, peanut butter and chocolate chips. Easy! 

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Mandarin Orange Pretzel Salad

 Mandarin Orange Pretzel Salad – This is another take on the classic strawberry Jell-O pretzel salad posted above but this time with mandarin oranges! My son Parker has thing for mandarin oranges so this recipe from Six Sisters’ Stuff is a favorite for sure! 

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Salted Caramel Pretzel Cookies

 Salted Caramel Pretzel Cookies – If cookies are your weakness then these amazing little gems are going to be a hit for sure! The recipe comes from Kelly over at Redefined Mom and are super easy to make and delicious too! 

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Cowboy Bark

 Cowboy Bark – I am not sure what about this recipe from Averie Cooks is making me what to say “Yea Haw”, is it the fun “cowboy” name or the fact that this candy bark recipe has both pretzels AND Oreo cookies AND of course chocolate? This is a copy cat recipe of Trader Joe’s. And while I do not have that store in my neck of the woods I am glad I can recreate this yummy treat with this recipe! 

Which one of these tasty pretzel recipes is your favorite? Leave a comment below and let us know! 

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25 Awesome Sweet Potato Recipes {via HotCouponWorld.com} - This amazing collection of recipes has the best recipes for main dishes, side dishes, desserts, snacks and more!

25 Awesome Sweet Potato Recipes {via HotCouponWorld.com} - This amazing collection of recipes has the best recipes for main dishes, side dishes, desserts, snacks and more!

25 Awesome Sweet Potato Recipes

I don’t know why but whenever I think of sweet potatoes I always think of that traditional Thanksgiving side dish that my mom makes. Chunks of sweet potatoes, in a sweet brown sugar syrup and spiced up with cinnamon and perhaps a pinch of nutmeg. Then topped with miniature marshmallows and baked until hot and bubbly and the marshmallows are both melted and crispy browned.

But the funny thing is, you can buy sweet potatoes year-round and they are actually pretty inexpensive too. Fall is when they are in season though so this is the time of year to buy them at their lowest price point!

And boy are they healthy too! One cup of cubed sweet potato is only 114 calories and packs a whole lot of nutrients! There is 377% of your daily requirement for vitamin A which is the vitamin our bodies need for healthy eyes. Plus there is a nice healthy dose of 4 grams of fiber too.

Why not take advantage of the great prices on sweet potatoes and try and incorporate these tasty tubers in your meals? We have gathered 25 great recipes for you from some fabulous food bloggers. From breakfast, dinner, snacks, dessert and more you are sure to discover a couple new sweet potato recipes!

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Easy Caramel Apples Recipe

Easy Baked Caramel Apples {via HotCouponWorld.com} - This simple recipe has just 5 easy ingredients and the perfect fall dessert. Topped with a little vanilla bean ice cream, even better!

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Fall is here! This is 100%, without a doubt my favorite time of the year. The weather gets crisp and cool, the leave turn orange, yellow and russet and we start making apple recipes. This recipe for Easy Baked Caramel Apples is perfect when you want a little something sweet and apple-y without going through a lot of trouble to bake a pie or cake or something complicated.

While apples can be purchased in the grocery store, and are usually priced affordably year round, late summer and early autumn is the prime season for fresh apples and this is when the price is a bit lower and the variety is a bit wider. If you have local pick your own apple farms even better!

To begin cut your apples in half and scoop out the middle with a melon baller or the tip of a vegetable peeler.

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16 Refreshing Iced Coffee Drinks To Cool You Off This Summer!

16 Refreshing Iced Coffee Drinks To Cool You Off This Summer!

There is nothing I enjoy on a hot day than a cool and refreshing iced coffee. I love to pop into Starbucks and get a refreshing coffee beverages. But, let’s face it, at $4.00 a drink that can be an expensive habit.

So the next best thing is to make your own iced coffee at home. And you can have all the bells and whistles – caramel, chocolate, vanilla, whip, sprinkles, extra drizzle or whatever your heart desires. Can’t do dairy (I am lactose intolerant myself) substitute almond or soy milk.

This collection of iced coffee recipes is sure to inspire you to make your own refreshing coffee beverage at home and enjoy a tasty treat without breaking the bank! [click to continue…]

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