Easy Homemade Cinnamon Honey Butter

Easy Homemade Cinnamon Honey Butter

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Fall is right around the corner and I am ready to spice it up! Today I am sharing delicious cinnamon honey butter you have with almost anything!

I paired mine with banana bread but you can have it with rolls, bagels muffins and more!

You will need:

Spray Gourmet Liquid Spice is a great alternative to dry spices. The controlled spray application eliminates the work, the mess, and the guessing of measurements.

Instructions:

  • Mix all ingredients together using a mixer until fluffy.
  • Make dollops on parchment paper using a Cake Decorating Tool and place in freezer for about an hour.
  • Add dollops in an airtight container and keep in the refrigerator for up to 10 days.
  • You can also fill a mason jar with the butter and keep in the refrigerator as well.

Get in the spirit of fall with this burst of cinnamon flavor added to all of your favorite breads!

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Mini Pancakes Cereal You Won’t Want Regular Cereal Again!

Mini Pancakes Cereal You Won’t Want Regular Cereal Again!

So, we are in like week 347 of quarantine and probably have eaten every brand of cereal for breakfast lunch and dinner.

Not that I am saying that is a bad thing, I love cereal but why not switch it up a bit?

Combining two of the best breakfasts into one is a total game changer and will definitely add some excitement to your mornings!

Ingredients:

Make pancake mix according to directions from box.

Using a small spoon, scoop pancake mix and dallop dots onto heated griddle.

Once mini pancakes have slightly cooled, melt butter and quickly sauté them in pan making sure all is covered in butter.

Pour mini pancakes in bowl and drizzle maple syrup all over. Top with more butter if you want.

These past few weeks have been crazy, so why not take it out on your breakfast? Nothing makes sense anymore so might as well have some fun with your food!

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Mini Pancakes Cereal

Combining two of the best breakfasts into one is a total game changer and will definitely add some excitement to your mornings!

Ingredients
  

  • 1 serving Kodiak Cakes Buttermilk Pancake and Waffle Mix
  • 1 tbs butter
  • 1 serving maple syrup

Instructions
 

  • Make pancake mix according to directions from box.
  • Using a small spoon, scoop pancake mix and dallop dots onto heated griddle.
  • Once mini pancakes have slightly cooled, melt butter and quickly sauté them in pan making sure all is covered in butter.
  • Pour mini pancakes in bowl and drizzle maple syrup all over. Top with more butter if you want.
Spooky Halloween Trail Mix

Spooky Halloween Trail Mix

Franco and I have been watching lots of cooking and baking shows on TV and he has been loving it. The only downfall is that he wants to make everything he sees, and I am not the best cook.

I know how to cook and bake a handful of things but that’s as far as my creativity goes. The other night I wanted to cook something fun with Franco, but also not mess it up.

I created this yummy sweet and salty treat that was just perfect and had all the elements I wanted: Halloween themed, easy to make, easy for Franco to help, and delicious!

This recipe is great to make with kids because it requires a lot of scooping, measuring and counting. It’s easy to follow directions makes it fun and mess free with your little ones!

This Spooky Halloween Trail Mix is the perfect snack to have while watching Halloween movies or to bring to a party.

Trail Mix Ingredients:

5 cups of Toasted Rice Cereal

5 cups of Bugles

5 cups of butter waffle pretzels

1 package (11 oz.) Pumpkin Candy Corn

1 package (11.4 oz) Halloween Peanut M&Ms

1 package Betty Crocker Candy Shop Eyes

1 stick of butter

3/4 cups of brown sugar

1 tbsp McCormack Cake Batter Flavor

Trail Mix Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a microwave safe bowl, melt butter and mix with brown sugar. Once it is combined add cake batter flavoring. Mix until smooth.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix Bugles, cereal and pretzels. Pour butter mixture and stir everything together until evenly coated.
  • Spread cereal mixture evenly on the cooking sheet. Bake for a total of 20 minutes stirring the mixture halfway.
  • Remove from oven and cool completely. Add candy corn pumpkins, M&Ms and sugar eyes. Stir together and keep in air tight container.
Franco snuck in some bites while helping mix the dry ingredients together!

If you want to omit the butter mixture and baking, you can certainly just add all ingredients together for a dry mix. This cuts the time and calories! It is your choice because both ways are delicious.

I hope you find this recipe easy to make and enjoy it during the Halloween season! You can switch it up each holiday or add other treats such as peanuts, chocolate chips, raisons etc. Get creative with it and let me know what you think!

Spooky Halloween Trail Mix

This recipe is easy to make with little ones and a great snack for movie nights or a Halloween party!

Ingredients
  

  • 5 Cups Toasted rice cereal
  • 5 Cups Bugles
  • 5 Cups Butter flavored pretzels
  • 1 Package (11 oz.) Pumpkin candy corn
  • 1 Package (11.4 oz.) Halloween Peanut M&Ms
  • 1 Package Betty Crocker Candy Shop Eyes
  • 1 Stick Butter
  • 3/4 Cups Brown sugar
  • 1 Tbs McCormack Cake Batter flavor

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a microwave safe bowl, melt butter and mix with brown sugar. Once it is combined add cake batter flavoring. Mix until smooth.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix Bugles, cereal and pretzels. Pour butter mixture and stir everything together until evenly coated.
  • Spread cereal mixture evenly on the cooking sheet. Bake for a total of 20 minutes stirring the mixture halfway.
  • Remove from oven and cool completely. Add candy corn pumpkins, M&Ms and sugar eyes. Stir together and keep in air tight container.
Easy and Delicious Cherry Pie Filling That You Can Freeze for Later

Easy and Delicious Cherry Pie Filling That You Can Freeze for Later

I recently saw a meme that read:

“So the Fourth of July is over, which means you better start back-to-school shopping, which means the first day of school is around the corner, which means it’s time to think about Halloween costumes, which means Thanksgiving is upon us, which means ‘tis the season to get in the holiday spirit. So basically, what I’m trying to say is Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.”

I laughed at this then started to worry because it is so true. If you go to any store right now, all bathing suits are on clearance and back-to-school shopping is the focus of your shopping trip. If you look even more closely, you will see Halloween and even Christmas decorations! It is crazy to think about, and I don’t know if it is because I am getting older, but time really does fly by. Society doesn’t help with this and if we were all able to focus on the moment, we wouldn’t feel so rushed with everything. That would only be in a perfect world though, so since we live in a rushed world, we must compromise!

I have learned to help control that overwhelmed feeling of the upcoming holidays. The past year or so I have been taking advantage of purchasing things on clearance after a major holiday, so I have it for the year after. I have never done this before and always envied people that did. I have stocked up on wrapping papers and even gifts for just pennies each. I wish I did this sooner, it really is amazing to not feel rushed to buy and then having to pay full price for certain things.

I am also ready to share with you guys a super easy recipe that you can make now and freeze for later (AKA Christmas!). I adapted it from here and made a few adjustments to my liking. This cherry pie filling is perfect for holiday pies and you will thank yourself later when all you need to do is add this filling to your pie crust and be done!

There is no better time to get cherries than in the summer time, and we are so lucky to have a generous neighbor that has a cherry tree and lets us pick from it.

Easy and delicious Cherry pie filling recipe

The tree was in full bloom bursting with so many cherries, we were able to pick four pounds worth in one trip.

Easy and delicious Cherry pie filling recipeEasy and delicious Cherry pie filling recipe

I was able to pit the cherries easily by using a straw, but if you have a cherry pitter, even better!

Now onto the recipe!

Easy and Delicious Cherry Pie Filling

This is a great recipe to prep in the summer time but freeze and use during the holidays!
Prep Time 10 mins
Course Dessert

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups fresh pitted cherries
  • 3 tbsp corn starch
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1/2 cup water

Instructions
 

  • In saucepan, combine cherries, cornstarch, lemon juice, salt, sugar, and water over medium heat until mixture starts to bubble. Turn heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring often.
  • Remove from heat and add vanilla and almond extract.

Cool for 10-15  minutes before using right away. If frozen, thaw overnight in the refrigerator and stir before using.

Easy and delicious Cherry pie filling recipeWe used 16 oz. Ball Mason Jars to fill our cherry pie filling. We used about 3-4 jars depending how much you fill it up.

We have so far made pop tarts and a cherry dump cake with this filling and I cannot wait to share those recipes with you as well!

Easy and delicious Cherry pie filling recipe

I am by far a good baker, so I can confirm that this recipe is super easy and will be sure to help you when the holidays quickly arrive!

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Healthy and Easy Breakfast Cookies

Healthy and Easy Breakfast Cookies

This mama messed up big time, but what else is new am I right?

If you have been following my IG stories recently, you would have seen that I accidentally ordered SIXTEEN POUNDS of bananas. Yes. You heard that right. I am still trying to get a hold of this online grocery shopping and when I clicked for 7 bananas, I thought I was getting 7 individual bananas. That is not what I got. This mama received 7 bunches of bananas!

What’s a mama to do? Well, for a week straight we were eating banana bread, drinking banana smoothies and towards the end I was just straight up scooping the banana in a tub of peanut butter and eating it like a fork.

I did find a great recipe and wanted to share with you guys, because these delicious cookies really came in handy during our busy mornings while trying to get ready for work and daycare. The best part? Franco loved them! All you need are 4 ingredients and about 20 minutes to prepare and you will have breakfast for a week! These breakfast cookies are super filling and guilt free!

These breakfast cookies are super filling and guilt free! This recipe makes about 10 cookies.

I am not the best baker in the world, but these cookies were so easy to make and pretty hard to mess up!

These cookies were so easy to make and pretty hard to mess up!

These cookies lasted all week and they were perfect to just throw in my bag for a quick pick me up throughout the day. These bad boys are packed with protein and energy.

2 cups rolled oats
3 ripe mashed bananas
1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
1/2 cup chocolate chips

Here is what you will need:

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 3 ripe mashed bananas
  • 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Mix all ingredients together very well, use hands if needed.
  • Once combined fold in chocolate chips.
  • Form ten balls and place on cookie sheet. Press each ball into the shape of a cookie.
  • Bake 10-15 minutes or until golden brown around the edges.
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely until serving.

It is best to refrigerate to avoid change in texture or spoiling. You can even freeze them! I prefer to take them out the night before so they are fully thawed out before you eat them.

let cool completely until serving.

So I might have screwed up but I definitely benefited from it. Not only did I learn that 16 pounds of bananas are only about $8.00, but I learned a great recipe that I will definitely be making on the regular!

Healthy and easy Breakfast cookies for familes that are on the go
Healthy and Easy breakfast cookies

Chocolate Chip Banana Breakfast Cookies

This easy cookie recipe is so delicious your child won't even realize how healthy it is! Great for busy mornings or when you are on the go.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Breakfast
Servings 10

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 3 ripe mashed bananas
  • 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Mix all ingredients together very well, use hands if needed.
  • Once combined fold in chocolate chips.
  • Form ten balls and place on cookie sheet. Press each ball into the shape of a cookie.
  • Bake 10-15 minutes or until golden brown around the edges.
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely until serving.