Favorite Mini & Petite Treats and Cookbook Giveaway

Mini food just tastes better. I think because it’s cuter and little pieces and portions just go down so easily.

I probably end up eating more when something is mini or bite-size because I tell myself it’s small. Oh well.

Recipes for Mini Treats at averiecooks.com

15 of my Favorite Mini Treats and Desserts Include:

1. Raw Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls (vegan, GF) – Consistently one of the top 3 most popular recipes on my site since 2009

2. Fluffy Vegan Coconut Oil Banana Muffins and Mini Muffins

3. Pretzel Peanut Caramel Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Truffles (no-bake, with vegan & GF options)

4. Old-Fashioned Butter Mints (no-bake, gluten-free)

5. Little Banana Yogurt Muffins and Little Banana Bread Loaf

6. No-Bake Vanilla Cake Batter Chocolate Truffles

7. Seven Minute Microwave Caramels (no-bake, gluten-free)

8. Healthy Fudgy Brownie Bites (no-bake, vegan, GF, grain-free/Paleo, soy-free, no added sugar or salt)

9. Coconut and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites (vegan, GF)

10. Baked Eggnog Vanilla Donuts with Eggnog Rum Glaze (use regular milk in place of the eggnog this time of year)

11. No-Bake Oatmeal Raisin Carrot Cake Bites (vegan, GF)

12. No-Bake Toffee and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

13. Nutella Brownie Truffle Bites (no-bake with vegan and GF options)

14. No-Bake White Chocolate and Mango Cookie Dough

15. Chocolate-Covered 7-Minute Microwave Caramels

Mini treats are fun to create at home and if you’d like to win two cookbooks to help you get inspired, this is your chance.

Mini Pies: Adorable and Delicious Recipes for Your Favorite Treats by Morgan Greenseth and Christy Beaver, who own the Mini Empire Bakery in Seattle ,where they supply restaurants and cafes with cupcake-size pies.

Tiny Handheld Treats, Giant Mouth-watering Flavors

The flaky crust and delectable filling of traditional pie in the ultimate grab-and-go, fun-sized desserts—mini pies! Do you love the taste of pie but prefer the cute size of a cupcake? Then toss the pie pan, grab your muffin tin and open this book. With delicious recipes, easy-to-follow instructions and stunning color photographs, Mini Pies provides everything you need to bake these adorable miniature desserts with professional results.
Featuring gourmet recipes for a range of fruit, custard, nut and savory delights, Mini Pies serves up hold in-your-hand, single-serving versions of all your favorites, as well as the authors’ all-new creations, including:
•Apple
• Cherry
• Strawberry
• Pumpkin
• Key Lime
• Lemon Meringue
• Chocolate Cream
• Bourbon Pecan
• Honey and Pine Nut
• Dilled Spinach Quiche
• Onion, Olive and Thyme Tart
Whether you are baking a single batch to have around the house for your family or making a collection of different mini pies to offer guests at your next party, this book is packed with tips, tricks and techniques for creating crowd-pleasing mini pies. The authors guide you step-by-step through making the perfect crust, plus graham cracker, vegan, shortbread and gluten-free variations.

Petite Treats: Adorably Delicious Versions of All Your Favorites from Scones, Donuts, and Cupcakes to Brownies, Cakes, and Pies by Morgan Greenseth and Christy Beaver

Adorably Delicious – The collection of recipes in this one-of-a-kind book shows how to bake perfectly sized handheld delights—ideal for a sweet snack, teatime treat or dainty dessert. For hip bakers looking to dazzle guests, nothing will impress more than when whipping up miniature versions of classic bites like:
• Banana-Blueberry Muffins
• Glazed Pumpkin Scones
• Lemon Zest Coffee Cakes
• Chocolate Stout Cupcakes
• Blackberry-Lime Pies
• Boston Cream Whoopie Pies
• Jelly Donuts
• Black Forest Cakes
• Tiramisu
Full of mouthwatering baked goods, Petite Treats is packed with sweets that are as irresistible to the eye as they are to the palate. Thanks to these tiny portion sizes, you can enjoy all your favorite treats while keeping indulgence in check. With gorgeous full-color photos and easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions, Petite Treats proves that good things really do come in small packages.

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120 Responses to “Favorite Mini & Petite Treats and Cookbook Giveaway”

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    Esther — June 3, 2013 at 6:03 pm

    Those mini donuts are adorable – I’d love to try making them!

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    Julianne @ Beyond Frosting — June 3, 2013 at 6:51 pm

    tiny desserts are my FAVORITE!

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    Denise — June 3, 2013 at 7:46 pm

    I would love to make mini donuts and pies!

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    Sheri — June 3, 2013 at 8:07 pm

    Miniature anything!! And everything. Your recipes are like eye candy!!

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    Kathleen — June 4, 2013 at 1:06 am

    The No-Bake Vanilla Cake Batter Chocolate Truffles were a big hit when I made them… so yummy!

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    lisatberry — June 4, 2013 at 3:11 am

    My favorite mini treats are pecan tassies…little tiny pecan pies that melt in your mouth..so good.

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    jessica sotolujan — June 4, 2013 at 10:26 am

    Everything looks so delicious!!! I wanna try everything! especially the homemade peanut butter!

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    Deirdre — June 4, 2013 at 10:27 am

    I love Brigedaros — a Brazilian chocolate treat.

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    Leslie — June 4, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    Petite vanilla bean scones

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    Gianna — June 4, 2013 at 5:12 pm

    Mini pecan pies.

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    stephanie — June 4, 2013 at 6:17 pm

    I would love a recipe for little eclairs! YUM!

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    Josephine D — June 4, 2013 at 6:46 pm

    So many of these treats look AWESOME! I would love to try my hand at the Blackberry-Lime Pies mentioned. I’d also like to try a desert that includes raspberries as they are one of my favorites fruits!

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    Bonnie R. S. — June 4, 2013 at 11:31 pm

    Old fashioned chocolate creme drops

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    Nutmeg Nanny — June 7, 2013 at 4:47 pm

    Mini treats ARE the best :) Love this post!

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