25 Fast and Easy Recipes In a Snap and Cookbook Giveaway

We’re all busy and having recipes at your fingertips that are fast, easy, and taste great are worth their weight in gold.

Here are 25 Fast and Easy Recipes In a SnapNothing takes longer than 30 minutes, and many take less than 10 minutes, to make:

25 Fast & Easy Recipes in a Snap - All Are Ready in Under 30 Minutes - Recipes at averiecooks.com

1. Chewy Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cereal Bars (no-bake, vegan, GF) – One of my top 3 bars of 2013

Chewy Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cereal Bars (vegan, gluten-free) - Recipe at averiecooks.com

2. Skinny Caramel Frappuccino – Cold, creamy, rich, satisfying, and only 50 calories per serving

Skinny Caramel Frappuccino - Only 50 Calories Per Serving - Recipe at averiecooks.com

3. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies – My favorite on-blog recipe for peanut butter cookies. No butter, oil, white sugar, or flour used!

4. Raw Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls – The most popular recipe on my site, every year, since 2009

 Raw Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls

5. Cinnamon Bun Pie

6. Fluffy Vegan Coconut Oil Banana Muffins

Fluffy Vegan Coconut Oil Banana Muffins averiecooks.com

7. Peanut Butter Caramel Twix Bars – One of my top 3 bars of 2013

Peanut Butter Caramel Twix Bars averiecooks.com

8. White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Clusters (no-bake, GF)

White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Clusters (no-bake) Recipe at averiecooks.com

9. Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups – If you tend to have issues with cookies spreading, it’s impossible with these since they’re baked in a muffin pan. They’re thick, soft, chewy and extremely moist

10. Peanut Butter Honey Buttermilk Cake with Chocolate-Peanut Butter Streusel

Peanut Butter Honey Buttermilk Cake with Chocolate-Peanut Butter Streusel averiecooks.com

11. Strawberry Jelly Rolls – They start out as white dinner rolls and in less than 15 minutes you’re eating a warm jelly roll

12. Baked Cinnamon Bun Donuts with Vanilla Cream Cheese Glaze – A cross between a Krispy Kreme donut and a Cinnabon cinnamon roll. Yeast-free and easy. If you don’t have a donut pan, try them as muffins

13. Soft and Chewy Smores Cookies

Soft and Chewy Smores Cookies - Recipe at averiecooks.com

14. Homemade Baileys Irish Cream – Make in blender in less than 1 minute

15. Marshmallow Caramel Oreo Cookie S’Mores Bars – An Oreo cookie-crumb and buttery crust is topped with marshmallows, caramels, and chocolate chips for an easy and fast dessert reminiscent of s’mores

16. Cookie Butter Funfetti Triple Chip Bars – Not exactly a blondie but close and if there’s one sauce I love as much as caramel, it’s melted Cookie Butter

17.Peanut Butter Cocoa Krispies Smores Bars – No need for campfires, make s’mores at home. Almost no-bake

18.Cinnamon Sugar Mini Donut Muffins – Taste like mini donuts, but they’re baked and healthy

19. Ritz Cracker Stuffed Peanut Butter Cups (No Bake, Vegan)

Ritz Cracker Stuffed Peanut Butter Cups (No-Bake, Vegan) averiecooks.com

20. 10-Minute Homemade Hot Fudge (GF)

10-Minute Homemade Hot Fudge averiecooks.com

21. Reese’s Pieces Soft Peanut Butter Cookies

Reese's Pieces Soft Peanut Butter Cookies - Recipe at averiecooks.com

22. Homemade Peanut Butter (vegan if plain peanuts are used, GF) – Ready in 5 minutes and you’ll never want storebought again. It’s life-changing

23. Healthy Fudgy Brownie Bites (vegan, GF, grain-free) – NO added sugar, NO butter & NO flour used. They taste like the real thing – but healthier.

24. Softbatch Dark Brown Sugar Coconut Oil Cookies – One of my favorite cookies ever

Soft Batch Dark Brown Sugar Coconut Oil Cookies averiecooks.com

25. Chocolate-Covered 7-Minute Microwave Caramels – They sound too good to be true, but you can make them in the microwave in 7 minutes

Chocolate-Covered 7-Minute Microwave Caramels averiecooks.com

The newly released cookbook In a Snap!: Tasty Southern Recipes You Can Make in 5, 10, 15, or 30 Minutes by Tammy Algood is a playbook of ideas for fabulous meals that materialize with ease on the most time-crunched of days, all without surrendering the delicious results your family demands.

Organized in chapters of 5-, 10-, 15-, and 30-minute meals, this collection accommodates your ever-changing schedule and ensures that a home-cooked meal is always an option in your household, no matter how thinly you may be stretched. Tammy uses ingredients that are affordable and easy to find at your local supermarket. Her recipes conserve food budgets and maximize time spent outside the kitchen.

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P.S. For the Peanut Butter fans, check out my cookbook, Peanut Butter Comfort

Peanut Butter Comfort: Recipes for Breakfasts, Brownies, Cakes, Cookies, Candies, and Frozen Treats Featuring America's Favorite Spread by Averie Sunshine averiecooks.com

   

136 Responses to “25 Fast and Easy Recipes In a Snap and Cookbook Giveaway”

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    Candice — July 21, 2013 at 12:02 am

    chili mac

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    Lori — July 21, 2013 at 5:09 am

    Enchiladas!

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    Marilyn B. — July 21, 2013 at 7:49 am

    I like to make hamburgers – grilled on a large grilling skillet – with all the fixings!

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    Kimi — July 21, 2013 at 11:58 am

    pasta

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    stephanie — July 21, 2013 at 1:39 pm

    I always make some form of condensed milk/magic bars in a time pinch. Infinitely adaptable and a good way to use up candy, etc., around the house. Plus, they are always a winner. I love your Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Dough Crumble Bars.

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    Maggie M. — July 21, 2013 at 3:18 pm

    Your microwave chocolate & peanut butter oat bars!

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    Gayle — July 21, 2013 at 5:28 pm

    Recipe with Ritz and Peanut butter? I’m IN!!

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    Lili — July 21, 2013 at 5:38 pm

    I’ve made the Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies several times. They’re so quick and easy and delicious!

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    Maggie Wallace — July 21, 2013 at 5:44 pm

    chocolate chip cookies!

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    Missy — July 21, 2013 at 5:48 pm

    I never thought to make Homemade Peanut Butter ’til I saw it here, I’m very curious to try. ^_^

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    Emily — July 21, 2013 at 6:06 pm

    Those cookie dough bites look so good!

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    Maggie — July 21, 2013 at 6:32 pm

    Edamame! And….your healthy fudgy brownie bites. DELICIOUS.

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    melissa — July 21, 2013 at 6:38 pm

    favorite dessert to make in a snap is nutella no bakes… this started a few years ago when i was skimp on supplies but oatmeal and nutella are always around here…

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    Skylar S — July 21, 2013 at 6:59 pm

    I usually do a quick turkey sausage and peppers over rice dish. Very easy, very tasty!

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    Margaret Hulgrave — July 21, 2013 at 7:47 pm

    Blondes or a bundt cake

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    Jayne — July 21, 2013 at 7:54 pm

    My quick recipes would always and always be stirfries. For example: http://tenacioustinkering.com/blog/2013/05/17/peruvian-beef-stirfry/

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    Annie — July 21, 2013 at 8:32 pm

    fudge!

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    Thomas R. — July 21, 2013 at 9:47 pm

    Veggie tacos with lots of avocado

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    Sally R — July 21, 2013 at 9:49 pm

    Toasted cheese sandwich with dill pickles

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    Stella (Ex Libris) — July 22, 2013 at 2:57 am

    I make terrific sauce bolognese with meatballs in about 20 mins :-)

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    Soozle — July 22, 2013 at 6:48 am

    I like to make hummus as a speedy recipe.

    Instagram sbabij & blog lovin Suzanne Kristy

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    Jennelle — July 22, 2013 at 6:55 am

    TACOS!!!

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    Tracy — July 22, 2013 at 7:08 am

    I love to make goulash with lots of veggies added, especially greens. But my favorite quick fix is a blender smoothie.

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    jeannette — July 22, 2013 at 7:42 am

    I LOVE to make flourless PB cookies in a snap. yummy and quick!

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    ela — July 22, 2013 at 7:57 am

    Blondies

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    Naomi LaFAve — July 22, 2013 at 8:49 am

    The caramels look adorable and will be great as part of my annual Christmas gift packages.

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    sandra — July 22, 2013 at 10:12 am

    pancakes, hands down. I have the recipe memorized.

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    Ashley P — July 22, 2013 at 12:16 pm

    A quick meal I enjoy is a wrap with beans and veggies!

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    Christy Cummins — July 22, 2013 at 12:22 pm

    Chili Cheese Dip!

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    Ashley — July 22, 2013 at 3:50 pm

    Stir fries! Super quick and delish :)

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    Nutmeg Nanny — July 26, 2013 at 8:14 pm

    I can always always use a quick recipe :) great list!

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