The Tired Woman's Guide to Bake Sales
Everybody-loves-'em sweets that are a cinch to make and will be the first to go from the table.
Photo: Courtesy of King Arthur Flour
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Cheaters Never Win, Except in This One Case
We're fairly certain anyone who's ever had to manage a full-time job and bring something to a bake sale has made treats from a boxed mix and then passed them off as "from scratch." (Not that we've, uh, ever done this.) Betty Crocker's new Pumpkin Bar Mix
and Pumpkin Spice Cookie Mix
are seasonal options, while King Arthur Flour's Coconut Macaroon Cookie Mix
requires just one additional ingredient (water). If allergies are a concern, most Naturally Nora
mixes can be made without dairy and eggs, and most don't contain soy.
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