Does anyone have some simple recipes for a bakesale?

Question by nowisthatnecessary: Does anyone have some simple recipes for a bakesale?
In a couple of days, my club is having a bakesale. I wanted to bake something from simple, but yummy, of course. Does anyone know any simple recipes for desserts such as cookies, cupcakes, brownies, etc., other than the bagged mixes you can buy at a store?

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Answer by bonlwick
I used to make chocolate covered pretzels for bake sales and the went like crazy. You just buy pretzel rods and dip them in chocolate. The chocolate bark stuff works best because it gets firm again. You can also add a little paraffin to the chocolate to help it get firm again. Finally, add some sprinkles if you are selling them where children will be buying. Yum!

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  1. stylez says:

    Take a look at this site:

    http://allrecipes.com/Recipes/Holidays-and-Events/Events-and-Gatherings/Fundraising-Favorites/Bake-Sale/Main.aspx

    You can find multiple Bake Sale oriented recipes that are easy to make with very detailed instructions.

  2. kayti says:

    rice krispie treats are quick and easy and always a big hit.

    you can also make them with cocoa krispies and then add some peanut butter to the melted marshmallows and it amkes a great chocolate peanutbutter krispie treat

    good luck
    hope you sell alot

  3. px3_px3 says:

    what i have always had good luck with at a bakesale is, …..buy store bought plain biscuit dough (pillsbury) cut the centers out and fry like a doughnut. if you want jelly, dont cut a hole in the center . fry and squeeze jelly into it with a pastry bag . they will sell like crazy. also shake in a bag of sugar or cinnamon sugar or ice them with frosting.

  4. HarryPotterGal says:

    OOoooooo… Try my super easy strawberry cupcakes! I know you mentioned ‘no bagged mixes’ but you take a box of Duncan Hines strawberry cake mix and mix the container of strawberry icing DIRECTLY in the batter! That’s the secret! The cupcakes come out so moist and delicious. Cheap and easy for a bake sale, they will be begging you for the recipe!!!

  5. Joysea says:

    Try snickerdoodles, soft sugar-cinnamon cookies. They’re simple to make and very yummy; everyone loves them! You can easily find a recipe online for them. To get more recipes, go to http://www.cooks.com or http://kraftfoods.com/kf/Entertaining/Desserts/

  6. Janie Girl says:

    I would buy a brownie mix… and add some nuts and peanut butter and call it home made

  7. I LUV GOLFBALLS says:

    A very easy and delicious one is to make cookiecakes it is just too easy to do and kids will love them…Id buy 3-4 different kind of pre-cut cookies simply fill ur muffin tin with the paper baking cup put 1 pc in each and bake ..after cooling you can ice and decorate these with different icings.

  8. Gypsy says:

    I make “candy kebabs” to put on my weekly stall at the market.Thread about 8 soft jelly candies onto a kebab stick, even paper lollies will go into the stick, put into a cellophane bag, tie with florist ribbon and a nice gift packaged el cheapo. I sell them for $ 1 ea, secret though….Dip stick into glass of water for easier threading!

  9. david d says:

    You can buy a mix and doctor it up and claim it as your own. I make this banana bread that taste so home made and it’s good for you also. (It’s not bad for you.) I start with Pillsbury Banana bread mix. I add to it 2 mashed very ripe bananas 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts instead of oil I add apple sauce it also calls for 2 eggs and a cup of water. (milk if you are making cupcakes) I would follow the bread recipe. 1 box followed the way I said will yield 4 mini loaf pans. You can get 5 bucks a pop. If you want to be really fancy, add a cup of frozen blueberries. Just mix them in frozen. People will go ga ga

  10. Kuchiki Rukia says:

    These are all TNT

    Irish Dingle Pies (makes 12) (follow url for picture)
    * 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
    * 1/4 tsp salt
    * 1/4 tsp garlic powder
    * 8 tbsps very cold water
    * 9 tbsps margarine
    * 1 beaten egg
    * Filling (see below)

    Filling
    1 long carrot, cubed
    3 small-medium potato,cubed
    200 grams beef, sliced thinly or cubed
    2 Hungarian Halaszle bouillon
    salt, garlic salt amd seasoning as needed (to taste)
    1 tbsp oil
    1 tbsp chopped onion

    Heat oil, saute onion, add in beef, stir until brown, then add in the rest of the ingredients, add in a tbsp water if its needed, cook well, set aside to cool.

    Preheat oven to 400 F

    Mix flour with garlic powder and salt well. Mix in margarine until coarsely crumbles, then add in water, knead a bit.

    Divide dough into 24 portions, roll each flat and using round cookie cutter or a lid of a jar, cut circle each portions.

    Place enough filling (about 1 tsp each) on 12 circle and top each circles with another circles of dough. Seam to seal and flat the sides with fork.

    Brush top with beaten egg and bake for 25 minutes (until golden brown).

    Serve with your favorite sauce.

    Quick Brownies (follow url for picture)
    * 12 tbsps margarine
    * 2 handful sweet chocolate chip
    * 4 squares unsweetened baking chocolate
    * 1 cup sugar
    * 3 eggs
    * 1 heaping tbsp vanilla
    * 1 cup flour

    - Preheat oven 350 F

    - Line alumunium foil on a baking sheet, grease with margarine OR lightly greased and floured the baking sheet

    - In a microwave proof bowl, melt margarine with baking chocolate and chocolate chips, on high, for about 2 minutes, until margarine melt well. Take out, keep stiring until all chocolates melt.

    - Stir sugar into chocolate mixture until well blended. Mix in eggs and vanilla. Stir in flour until well blended. Pour and spread batter in prepared pan.

    - Bake for 20-30 minutes or until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.

    Putu Ayu (Pistachio Cake) – follow url for picture, makes 17
    * 1 cup + 2 tbsps sugar
    * 3 eggs
    * 1 cup + 2 tbsps all purpose flour
    * a drop or two of green Pandan essence
    * a little oil
    * dessicated coconut as needed
    * a dash of salt
    * water as needed
    * 100 ml thick coconut milk

    By using an electric mixer, mix sugar and egg then add in flour; stir well with wooden spatula, slowly. Add in coconut milk, stir, then add in Pandan essence, stir well.

    Grease your Putu Ayu molds lightly with cooking oil, set aside

    Mix your dessicated coconut with a dash of salt, to taste; then soak the mixture with a little water, stir well.

    Spoon about 1 tsp moistened dessicated coconut into the greased molds, using your finger or the spoon, press and adjust the dessicated coconut to the molds; pour about 3 tbsps batter, steam for 15 minutes.

    ** subtitute Pandan essence with Pistachio essence

    Pumpkin Squares – follow url for picture
    * 14 oz can pumpkin puree
    * 1 3/4 cups sugar
    * 1/2 cup oil
    * 3 eggs
    * 1 3/4 cups flour
    * 2 tsps baking powder
    * 2 tsps cinnamon powder
    * 1 tsp baking soda
    * 125 grams cream cheese, soften

    Combine pumpkin puree, oil, 1 1/2 cup sugar, 2 eggs; mix until well blended.

    Combine dry ingredients, add into the pumpkin mixture, mix well.

    Combine cream cheese and the remaining sugar and egg, until well blended.

    Grease and flour baking pan. Spoon pumpkin mixture into the pan, top with cream cheese mixture. Cut through several times with knife through the batter to make marble effect.

    Bake at 350 F for half hour or until tooth inserted in the center comes out clean.

    Cool, then cut into squares.

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