Easy and Cheap Money Saving Recipes

I thought since the holidays are fast approaching that I would share a few, very easy recipes that are also cost effective. My favorite quick and easy cookie recipe is especially suited to letting the kids help.

As a person with several years of baking experience, I want to first recommend using good quality ingredients. Use real butter and real Vanilla extract. Artificial vanilla flavoring just does not have the same taste as the real thing. For general baking I use Watkins Pure Vanilla Extract.

Our first recipe is for basic Cake Mix Cookies. It contains only five ingredients.

Cake mix
2 eggs
cup vegetable oil
cup melted salted butter
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Preheat your oven to 375


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5 Responses to Easy and Cheap Money Saving Recipes

  1. Monkey Mama says:

    We make those peanut butter cookies often, with mini chocolate chips. The kids LOVE them.

  2. catmom says:

    i like it! thank you! :)

  3. Homebody says:

    Had these for the first time this summer. They were so good I made myself sick on them practically!

  4. pharmtech06 says:

    i saw a recipe a few years back, on a box of cake mix, but i lost my recipe. great now i have it back and with great variations.
    thank you so very much!!!!!!!

  5. Can’t wait to make some of these cookies!

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