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Monday, December 7, 2015

Spread Cheer with Simple Surprises + Giveaway

It's that time of year...Holiday Baking Season! Whether you are participating in a cookie exchange, bringing sweets to your kiddos class, or giving the gift of good cheer, there are so many simple recipes to be found. I recently made some Holiday Blossom Cookies with sprinkles baked right in for my daughter's ornament trail at school. My daughter thinks they taste fantastic. And I have Betty Crocker to thank.
When my husband and I lived in a teeny, tiny apartment, way back before we had kids, I use to make cookies for everyone I knew. Cookies say someone really cares.
My favorite way to share them with others was of course Ziploc containers and a bright bow on top. It was the easiest way I could decorate the container however I liked, plus they received a bonus gift of reusable storage.
Although I don't make cookies for everyone anymore, I still like to spread the cheer with these simple surprises. It's so easy to save on these easy-to-make treats with Betty Crocker at Publix. Plus if you visit ReadyPlanSave, you can not only save on select Betty Crocker and Ziploc products, but you can discover new recipes - like the ones pictured below.

And because it's the season of giving, I am giving away $25 PayPal so you can drop by your local Publix and give the gift of good cheer too! Just fill out the form below.

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  1. i love cookies and this post makes me want more! I do agree that cookies make holidays better & they are cool way to say that you care! :)

  2. My daughter and I want to try the Chocolate Chip Reindeer Cookie recipe.

  3. I would love to make the holiday blossom cookies. They are really adorable!

  4. I love giving and getting cookies for the holidays! I need to make those holiday blossom cookies. They look delish!

  5. These cookies look so yummy! I've tried a few Betty Crocker brand products and they have never disappointed me. My daughter and her friends will love this cookie!

  6. What a fun way to have the children get involved in helping making cookies. This would definitely be wonderful for my Spring craft day with the grandchildren.

  7. I like the idea of making Xmas cookies rather than buying them.


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