Category: Short-Cut Cooking

Surprisingly quick and easy recipes ready in under 30 minutes. Many have only 3 ingredients, feature prepared ingredients, and use very few dishes. Like many busy families, I am always on the hunt for a delicious and crazy easy recipe!

easy Banana Cream Pie Recipe

An easy, creamy, and delicious Banana Cream Pie. This recipe uses bananas, vanilla pudding, and whipped topping for a classic, old-fashioned, full-of-flavor family favorite. My neighbor said that this was the one of the best pies he's had "and he has had a lot of pie", in

Apple Dipped Oreo Pops

These dipped oreo pops are the cutest thing for fall! Shaped like apples, they would be absolutely darling for a fall party or kids event. And the best part is that they are easy to make! Look at the cute tootsie roll stem and gumdrop leaf. I

easy candy corn fruit cup

So up in this here house we like healthy. We like fun. We like fast. All smooshed together. And yes, I'm talking about food. I need to make tasty treats for my kids that are fast and healthy. These "Candy Corn" fruit cups are perfect. I mean...look at them! Aren't those just the cutest little things you ever did see? My kids thought so. So, jars filled up with Dole fruit are scarfed up after school in a heartbeat. Score!

Campfire Cinnamon Rolls in Oranges

These Orange Campfire Cinnamon Rolls, in partnership with Rhodes Bake N Serve,  have a delicious citrus taste thanks to cooking them in the orange peel, are crazy efficient for camping with families because you have a snack (oranges) and breakfast (cinnamon rolls) all in one adorable treat AND,

easy Hawaiian Cinnamon Rolls with pineapple icing

This easy recipe for Hawaiian Cinnamon Rolls with pineapple icing is in partnership with Rhodes Bake N Serv, a product that has spent many years with my family. We love these cinnamon rolls and we love how easy they are thanks to Rhodes! I have instructions for

easy Almond Pull Apart Bread

Use frozen bread dough to make this delicious and easy pull-apart almond bread. Buttery bread with sweet almond filling tucked into the layers. A family favorite!

Princess Birthday Cake (cake mix swirl cake)

If you have ever had to make a cake for a little girl on her birthday AND if you made the mistake of asking what she wanted, you probably got this answer... "a Princess Birthday Cake". And then you proceeded to try to figure out what the

Only 3 ingredients and a microwave to make this ADDICTIVE chocolate almond bark puffcorn. A good sprinkling of sea salt takes it NEXT LEVEL in flavor. The best part...no bake!

Salted Chocolate Almond Bark Puffcorn (no-bake)

Only 3 ingredients and a microwave to make this ADDICTIVE chocolate almond bark puffcorn. A good sprinkling of sea salt takes it NEXT LEVEL in flavor. The best part...no bake!

Jiffy cornbread waffles

Jiffy Cornbread Waffles

Did you know that a box of JIffy Cornbread mix and a couple ingredients can make the TASTIEST cornbread waffles? Try them right away!

2 Minute Microwave Fudge

You'll surprise them with your fudge as good as Grandma makes. Bonus, yours is made in the microwave in fractions of the time!

Turkey Crescent Roll bundles | Timeless Traditions Recipe

These little bundles of carbs, meat, and dairy are called Turkey Crescent Roll bundles and, to me, they are more than piles of goodness. This recipe reminds me of my Grandma Bunny and Thanksgiving every time I make them.

homemade pop tarts made with pie crusts. So easy to do!

3 ingredient Homemade Pop Tarts

Boom! 3 ingredients and these homemade Pop Tarts are done. Breakfast made, family is happy, and now you can move on with your day!

Pumpkin Better than Sex cake

Pumpkin Better than Sex Cake

There are loads of easy cake recipes to bring to parties. Some only take 30 minutes, or others only a few simple steps. This Pumpkin Better than Sex cake is not only a few ingredients, but soooo delicious and easy. It doesn't make sense that this cake

A delicious and easy tomato tart! Use puff pastry to make this delicious appetizer. Perfect for a farmer's market visit!

Puff Pastry Tomato Tart

This tomato tart is absolutely the most rough and tumble "tart" you've ever had the pleasure to meet. And it is one of our favorites because it is also incredibly simple to make!

easy rhubarb tart made with puff pastry. An easy summer dessert recipe!

easy Puff Pastry Rhubarb Tart

Today’s recipe is delicious, tart, and sweet all at once. Rhubarb Tart. Sooooo good! And so incredible in its simplicity!

An incredibly easy Twinkie Tiramsu!

Twinkie Tiramisu

An incredibly easy Twinkie Tiramisu. A delicious recipe for people who don't have the time to spend making a dessert, but still want to wow the crowd.

Easy Homemade Pesto Pizza Christmas Trees

Holiday parties are known for their festive appetizers and snacks, just like hostesses are known for their fancy tricks in the kitchen and loads of free time to make all of these great party snacks in advance... Yeah, RIGHT!

We aren't going to win any cook of the year awards for these little homemade pesto pizza Christmas trees, I can promise you. But we WILL win for cute, tasty, and easy pizza appetizers, and that is definitely something that we can appreciate in our busy lives! A huge bonus to this recipe is that making them couldn't be easier and it's a fantastic little recipe to get your kids in the kitchen!

So, for your next holiday party, bust out the pizza dough and pesto and whip these cute little snacks together for your guests. You'll be a great hostess and still have time to hang out and enjoy your party!

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