25 amazing cake mix hack recipes

Cake mix hacks! 25 amazing easy recipes that start with a box cake mix: donuts, bars, waffles, cookies, muffins, truffles, and more

Ok, I’m generally a from-scratch kind of girl, but when it comes to cakes, I’m totally cool with starting with a boxed mix. With a little love, those boxes produce pretty darn good cakes. What’s even better is that with the right recipe, they can produce all sorts of other delicious desserts, from donuts and […]

quick & easy double chocolate chip cookies {from a cake mix}

These rich & fudgy double chocolate cookies are made from a cake mix so they're super fast and easy! You can have hot cookies ready in 15 minutes with this recipe!

Very few things in life happen to be both dead easy and crazy amazing, but these cookies truly are both. They only require a few ingredients and they mix up so fast that you can have hot cookies ready in fifteen minutes. And wow are they good! Soft, rich, homemade taste with basically zero work. I’ll […]

easy slow cooker lasagne recipe

Did you know you can make lasagne in the crockpot? It's super easy and tastes great! Slow cooker lasagna recipe.

One of the most popular posts on this site from a couple of years ago was an easy slow cooker lasagne recipe. I made it for the first time in months last week and remembered how dead simple it is to put together AND all five of my children practically licked their plates clean, which […]

pesto chicken tear & share | easy recipe

Pesto chicken tear & share is an easy stuffed bread recipe that's so delicious! Perfect as an appetizer or main dish. It's fast because it starts with refrigerated dough!

The easy & delicious stuffed bread recipe is a quick option for an appetizer or main dish that everyone will love! A few weeks ago I started watching the Great British Baking Show. An addition to being delighted by everyone’s accents and the fact that they are all so polite (they put our American competition […]

homemade peanut butter eggs {4 ingredients}

Yummy homemade Reese's peanut butter & chocolate eggs are delicious and only take 4 ingredients! Easy recipe for a fun Easter treat

Aaah, Easter. Another holiday, another excuse for chocolate, right? Way back when, Sees Candies used to sell all their holiday merchandise for half off starting the day after the holiday, which meant we’d head in the day after Easter to load up on peanut butter eggs. Much like the Reese’s variety, but even better. Alas, no […]

pizza wafflewich {easy recipe kids can make}

My kids would love this! Make pizza in the waffle iron with sandwich bread and toppings for a super easy snack. Recipe kids can make.

I have entered a phase of life people have been warning me about for years: the time when my teenage boys will begin eating me out of house and home. Technically, I only have one teenager, but two more are turning 13 in a few months, and the volume of food we are going through […]

homemade artisan bread {easiest bread recipe EVER!}

This artisan bread recipe is so easy to make and turns out amazing! It only takes 4 ingredients and 5 minutes of hands on time for crusty, delicious bread! How to make bread.

If you’ve ever perused the recipe archives here you’ll realize that I really like bread. It’s one of my favorite things to bake, and I make if often. Often enough that I couldn’t believe I’d never tried this ultra-simple artisan bread recipe before. This recipe only has 4 ingredients, takes just 5 minutes of hands-on […]

mini pancake donuts {fun breakfast idea}

This is so fun - you can make donuts out of pancake mix! What a great breakfast idea for kids, and lots healthier than traditional donuts!

We’ve had our mini donut maker for a couple of years and my kids love making cute little cake mix donuts. A couple of blog readers commented on that post that they had tried pancake batter in the donut maker, and we just had to see how it turned out. The verdict? A success! They taste just like […]