Christmas / New Year Baking Post-a-Thon Day 3: Do-Ahead Breakfast Bake (with coupons!)

Day 3:  Do Ahead Breakfast Bake 2         cups  ham cubes — fully cooked 12       ounces  frozen potatoes — (Betty Crocker has brown potatoes) 1         medium  green bell pepper — chopped (1 cup) 1         tablespoon  chopped onion 2         cups  shredded cheddar cheese — (8 oz.) 3         cups  milk 1         cup  Bisquick® baking mix 1/2      teaspoon  salt 4         medium eggs   INSTRUCTIONS: Grease rectangular baking dish, 13x9x2 inches.  Mix ham, … Continue reading

Christmas / New Year Baking Post-a-Thon Day 4: Chocolate Cherry Nut Bread (with coupons!)

DAY 4: CHOCOLATE CHERRY NUT BREAD 1         package  quick bread — (Pillsbury Quick Nut) 3/4      cup  water 1         cup  chopped walnuts — coarsely chopped 2         teaspoons  almond extract 1/4      cup  water 3/4      cup  chocolate chips — mini 1         tablespoon  salad oil 10       ounces  maraschino cherries — drained and cut in half 1         medium  egg GLAZE: 1/4      cup  chocolate chips — mini 2         tablespoons  oil   Stir almond extract into 1/4 cup water. … Continue reading

Christmas / New Year Baking Post-a-Thon Day 5: Cinnamon Bears (with coupons!)

Well, Christmas and all it’s preparations got me behind on this series, but I’m going to keep my word and finish it out for you.  Maybe you can find a few things to enjoy for your New Years Eve or New Years Day festivities! Only five to go, so here … Continue reading

Christmas Baking Post-a-Thon Day 6: Mint Chocolate Chunk Cookies (with coupons!)

We’re winding down to the end! It’s very nearly Christmas!  This is Day 6 (as in 6 days till Christmas) in our blog series for Christmas baking.  This next recipe is for a yummy mint chocolate chunk cookie I’ve made and is awesome.  I hope you enjoy it! DAY 6 … Continue reading

Christmas Baking Post-a-Thon Day 7: Cream Cheese Pie (with coupons!)

Whew….I’m now caught up!  Back on track with my baking blog series for Christmas 🙂 I hope you all enjoy! This next one reminds me of two things.  1. My grandma. Grandma made this exact same thing and called it Cherry Delight. 2. The Yellow Deli.  The Yellow Deli was … Continue reading

Christmas Baking Post-a-Thon Day 8: Helen’s Homemade Butter Rolls (with coupons!)

Day 8:  Helen’s Homemade Butter Rolls 2 1/4   ounces  active dry yeast — *see Note 1 1/2  cups  sugar 2   tablespoons  sugar 2  cups  warm water 1 1/2  cups  butter — melted 6  large  eggs — lightly beaten 1 1/2      teaspoons  salt 8 1/2    cups  all-purpose flour … Continue reading

Christmas Baking Post-a-Thon Day 9: Peanut Butter Chip Chocolate Cookies (with coupons!)

Day 9:  Peanut Butter Chip Chocolate Cookies 1  cup  butter 1 1/2  cups  sugar 2 medium  eggs 2  teaspoons  vanilla 2   cups  flour — unsifted 2/3  cup  cocoa powder 3/4  teaspoon  baking soda 2   cups  peanut butter chips — (I like Reeses, 12 oz.)   Cream butter or … Continue reading

Christmas Baking Post-a-Thon Day 10: Chocolate Cut-Out Cookies (with coupons!)

Day 10: Chocolate Cut-Out Cookies 3/4 cup butter (not margarine!) 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup cocoa (or 2 oz. melted unsweetened chocolate) 2 medium eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt This recipe tends to be a little sticky, … Continue reading

Christmas Baking Post-a-Thon Day 11: Coconut Pecan Cookies (with coupons!)

This next recipe is for Coconut Pecan cookies.  This one is a huge hit with my sister! She’s always asking me to make these for her and I think of her every time I make them.  I got this from Taste of Home and it’s a keeper! DAY 11:  Coconut … Continue reading