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This popular Pennsylvania Dutch cookie is sure to be a winner with your family. A crisp, cinnamon/sugar crust hides soft, buttery cookie subtly scented with nutmeg and vanilla. Full recipe is under the video

Mall Cookies (Chocolate Chip)

This cookie reminds me of the cookies you can buy at a place like Mrs. Fields in the mall. There are several secrets to getting super soft and chewy cookies, and I’ve included them […]

Monkey Bread

Better Batter Buddy Erin Kaley requested this popular Christmas-time treat, and I was happy to oblige. Sweet globs of dough doused with sticky cinnamon scented caramel syrup – this dish is best served warm […]

Gingerbread People

This is mild, soft version of everyone’s favorite gingerbread cookie and goes particularly well with hot, spiced apple cider. You can use it in a pinch to make very small gingerbread houses (such as […]

Sturdy Gingerbread for Houses (with instructions for construction)

If you have visions of lovely gingerbread houses floating like sugar plums through your head, this recipe is for you. It yields a VERY strong, very sturdy dough that will hold up well to […]

Instant Pot Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Instant Pot is awesome – learn how to make pineapple upside down cake easily with our Better Batter Gluten Free Yellow Cake and a few other ingredients!

Pillsbury Grands Style Butterflake Biscuit Clone

Fluffy and flaky, warm and buttery, there is very little in the way of side dishes as delicious, popular, and satisfying as a basket of super flaky biscuits. When I was a child, my […]

Food Storage: Stove Top Clone Instant Stuffing

This recipe was formulated to replicate Stove Top Brand stuffing mix and is a great mix to keep on hand for nights when you really don’t have time to cook but want a filling […]

Emily Donnaway’s Hardee’s/Carl’s Cinnamon Raisin Rolls Clone

Awesome Gravy

If you’ve ever wondered how to make really good gravy, this primer is for you! Use any or all of the following tricks for the best gravy. Tips and recipe are below our video.

Basic Roux

This is a classic thickener for soups, sauces and gravies. You can make it into any of the three classic forms – light, medium, or dark – simply by increasing the cooking time. This […]

Bake Up A Better World Through… Hunger Relief

When I was a child, my parents (hard working and responsible) would talk quietly among themselves (where they thought we couldn’t hear) about which one of them would skip food for the day to […]