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Back-to-School Treats

Surprise the kids after school with one of these easy-to-make treats.

Buttery Triple Berry Bars
Monster Cookies
Peanutty White Chocolate Snack Mix
Chocolate Chip Caramel Bars

Easy Lunch Ideas

Simple and delicious, these midday meals will have you loving lunchtime.

Grilled Peanut Butter-Banana Sandwich
Vegetable and Pasta Salad
Nutty Bacon Apple Wraps
Cheesy Vegetable Soup

All About Apple

You know what they say—an apple a day is a great way to celebrate fall.

Caramel Apple Pizza
Magic Apple Cookie Bars
Upside-Down Caramel-Apple Biscuits
Cinnamon Apple Dumplings

Make Your Morning

Rise and shine with a fresh-baked muffin.
Apple Cinnamon Whole Wheat Muffins

Apple Cinnamon Whole Wheat Muffins

Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 25 min
Yield: 12 muffins
Bacon and Egg Breakfast Muffins

Bacon and Egg Breakfast Muffins

Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 25 min
Yield: 12 servings

Easy Dinner Solutions

Busy? Keep suppertime simple with one of these easy meal ideas.



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To help keep baked apples from shrinking, before baking, remove a horizontal strip of peel from around the middle of each apple.


Cook vegetables sprayed with Crisco No-Stick Cooking Spray in foil packets or directly on the grill. Season with salt and pepper and your favorite blend of spices or fresh herbs.


For the juiciest results, always let grilled meats rest 10 to 15 minutes before slicing or serving.


To easily remove peach skin, immerse the fruit in boiling water for one minute. Then transfer to ice water.


Minimal handling helps to achieve a tender pie crust. Handle the dough just well enough to mix it and roll it—no more.


When baking, keep ingredients at room temperature for best results.


When making muffins, be sure that all ingredients are at room temperature before proceeding with the recipe.


To keep cookies from spreading, chill the dough before baking.


For each 5 pounds of weight, the turkey will need 24 hours in the refrigerator to thaw. Never defrost a turkey at room temperature.


Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Jonathan, Pippin, and York Imperial apples are best for pies.


Drain, but dont rinse, pasta before saucing.


To make cupcakes less messy for lunchboxes and picnics, insert some frosting into the centers using a bulb baster instead of frosting the tops.


Ginger can add tons of flavor to your food. To use, peel the thin tan skin with a vegetable peeler, then chop or grate as desired.


When adding nuts to a batter, do so at the very last moment, and the nuts will have a crispier texture.


You can partially freeze meat for stir fries to make slicing into thin strips easier.


To reduce the fat in broth, chill before using. The fat will rise to the top, making it easy to skim off.


Use heavy baking sheets that distribute heat evenly, creating uniformly baked cookies.


Baking Tip:
Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening has 50% less saturated fat than butter and 0 g trans fat per serving.


Baking Tip:
Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening produces tender and moist results in a cake, cookie or pie crust.


Baking Tip:
To measure Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening, pack firmly into dry measuring cup, level with spatula or back of knife and then remove with rubber scraper.


Baking Tip:
Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening can replace butter in your favorite baked goods recipes.


Baking Tip:
Nonstick cookie sheets should be light colored, or cookies may brown too much on the bottom.


Baking Tip:
"Drop cookies" are made from semi-soft dough that is dropped onto a baking sheet.


Baking Tip:
To keep cookies from spreading, chill the dough before baking.


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