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Scrumptious Baked Cinnamon Breakfast Bites. I love a good donut, especially a homemade one.

Scrumptious Baked Cinnamon Breakfast Bites

What I don’t love is the pain associated with deep frying them. It is messy, time consuming and certainly more fattening. These baked Cinnamon Breakfast Bites mimic what I love about donut holes but without all the added stress and calories. They are super scrumptious and I encourage you to try them out yourself and see how long they last in your house!

Ingredients 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup crisp rice cereal, coarsely crushed 2 tablespoons plus 1/2 cup sugar, divided 3 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup butter-flavored shortening 1/2 cup milk 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 cup butter, melted Directions Mix flour, crushed cereal, 2 tablespoons sugar, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Cut in shortening with pastry blender or fork until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add milk and stir just until moistened. I Am Now In The Muffin Loop. I am so sick.

I Am Now In The Muffin Loop

Of myself. Do you know what I mean? I'm just fed up TO HERE with me. I feel boring, uninspired, whiny, ridiculous, apathetic, and just TOTALLY BLEH. I feel like white bread looks. Is it a stage or something? I was just going to write "I can't seem to get hooked into anything lately! " You know, I didn't have any real idea of what this ramble was going to be about but it actually came full circle for me, considering the recipe I'm going to toss out here. Let me just ask you this: have you ever had a muffin melt in your mouth? French Breakfast Muffins I never knew a muffin could be so exciting. 1/3 c. butter, melted1/2 c. sugar1 egg (preferably room temperature)1 1/2 c. all purpose flour1 1/2 tsp. baking powder1/2 tsp. salt1/4 tsp. nutmeg1/2 c. milk. Egg and Cheese Breakfast Sandwiches. Admin Note: Since this post, I’ve remade these using a better technique.

Egg and Cheese Breakfast Sandwiches

Be sure to check out my Breakfast Sandwiches Revisited. After I made baked chicken nuggets a few weeks ago and explained my deal with Betsy (if she wants something from McD’s, I try to make it for her), I got a few emails saying that the only meal some people will eat at McDonald’s is breakfast. This struck me as kind of odd because most of the stuff on their breakfast menu is even easier to reproduce at home than the stuff on their other menus. Take their classic Egg McMuffin for example. I was able to make some breakfast sandwiches in no time that I would put up against their version any day of the week. Yum. The Rundown I made 12 breakfast sandwiches for this post because they are really easy to freeze and they reheat nicely. My total bill for these came to $16.00 or about $1.33/sandwich. Here’s some interesting facts though about what a bit of time and that extra $3 gets you: Whole Grains.

Directions Cooking the Eggs. Monkey Muffins. Print Recipe Posted by Ree in All PW Recipes , Breakfast , Christmas , Tasty Kitchen Featured , Thanksgiving I made cinnamon rolls and dinner rolls over Thanksgiving weekend, and was left with a medium-sized bowl of extra dough. I don’t know how it happened, but it did. I was also left with another kind of roll—the kind that makes low-rise jeans a problem. But that’s outside the scope of this post. I didn’t want to roll out cinnamon rolls again—I mean, how many thousands of cinnamon rolls can one woman make in a 48-hour period? I grabbed a muffin tin and wound up making sort of a modified muffin version of monkey bread—and everyone loved them. I put half a pat of butter (so, 1/2 teaspoon) into muffin tins. Then I put a little under a teaspoon of sugar into each tin. Did you read what I wrote? Next, I dumped in 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon. Then I grabbed the leftover dough (it was cold in the fridge) and rolled three small (walnut-size) balls of dough.

And a little more cinnamon…