KitchenAid 7-Quart Stand Mixer Giveaway

This is the best and most amazing giveaway I’ve ever hosted. To the tune of a $549 value, but who’s counting.

One very lucky person is going to win a new KitchenAid 7-Quart Bowl Lift Residential Stand Mixer in the color of your choice (red, silver, black, white)

Here is some product information on KitchenAid’s newest and best performing stand mixer


I have made a half dozen things with my new mixer and it’s the mixing equivalent of a Ferrari.

Sleek, smooth, powerful, responsive. Truly an amazing piece of high end equipment.

In comparison to my 6-quart KitchenAid stand mixer, which is a wonderful machine, the 7-quart is even better.

Why do I love the 7-Quart Stand Mixer so much?

It’s the largest capacity residential bowl-lift Available 7-Quart (6.6 L). The extra quart helps with making things like 8 ½ lbs of mashed potatoes,
8 ½ loaves of bread, or 14 dozen cookies at once.

This baby is deep

You may think, Oh I’d never make that much of anything or I don’t need all that room but once you have all that room, you will be in mixing heaven and won’t ever want to give up all that room.

In terms of height, the 7-quart is about an inch taller than the 6-quart, really not much wider, and for functional and practical terms, it fits in the same cabinet space as my 6-quart does.

The 7-quart is just so smooth and it’s the most powerful and quietest KitchenAid Stand Mixer available – 1.3HP high efficiency DC motor is designed to run longer and delivers optimum torque with less heat build-up.

It easily handles recipes requiring longer mixing, kneading and whipping times.

The all-metal, precise gear design produces a smooth, quiet sound.

This mixer is their most efficient. An advanced feedback control communicates in micro seconds to the motor to ensure optimal power is delivered to the bowl. When I change the speed, the mixer is so incredibly responsive.

Included in the box

Dishwasher Safe Accessories:
Maximize bowl coverage with
the stainless steel 11-wire
Elliptical Whip, coated metal
Flat Beater and Power Knead™
Dough Hook. Handles small and large jobs equally well.

This mixer is so shiny and gorgeous in person that it was hard to take photos. The light just bounces, shines, and reflects like crazy. This Shiny Lady would light up anyone’s kitchen beautifully.

I know I am going to create memories for decades to come with this mixer. As a little girl, I grew up helping my mother and grandmother cook and bake. When my mom hauled out her 1970s split pea green KitchenAid stand mixer, I knew it was time to help her create something fabulous. I will never forget the times we spent baking and cooking together. They are among my fondest childhood memories.

Whether it was holiday cookies or birthday cakes or a batch of cookies just because, I grew up baking with a KitchenAid. This mixer, me, and my little baking helper will create a lifetime of baking with our shiny red KitchenAid. She’s only five years old now, but already wants to be in charge of the beater speed. Whoa, honey, do not put it on high right after we add the flour.

I’ve already put the mixer to use making White and Dark Chocolate Cream Cheese Chocolate Cake Bars

After pondering the hundreds of desserts I’ve made and blogged about over the years, I narrowed it down and here are my Top 5 Favorite Recipes I’ve made.

I can’t wait to recreate these recipes, and make hundreds more, with help from my new KitchenAid 7-Quart Stand Mixer:

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Peanut Butter Oatmeal White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Triple Layer Fudgy Mint Oreo Brownies

Marshmallow Peanut Butter Double Chocolate Pillowtop Bars (GF with Vegan options)

Coconut Peanut Butter Magic Cake Bars

And an honorable mention for Caramel and Chocolate Gooey Bars (GF with Vegan adaptation)

Comment below to enter the giveaway to Win a KitchenAid 7-Quart Stand Mixer:

1. What is the first thing you would make in your new KitchenAid 7-Quart Bowl Lift Residential Stand Mixer? (recipe links welcome)

2. For a second entry, Twitter Follow @AverieCooks and and then tweet the following:

“I want to Win a KitchenAid 7-Quart Stand Mixer! I entered the @AverieCooks @KitchenAidUSA Giveaway”

3. For extra entries and you must leave a separate comment for each:

Share a cooking memory, story, anecdote or something meaningful and how this mixer will be important to you (can’t wait to read these)

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Contest ends Wednesday, April 18, 2012 and winner will be chosen randomly. Open to continental U.S. residents only. In the interest of full disclosure, KitchenAid provided me with this mixer and they are providing one for the winner. All opinions expressed are 100% my own and I am not being compensated for my opinions or to host this giveaway.


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  2. Cookies! Or a cake… or some brownies… I’m craving something sweet right now!

  3. The first thing I would make is bread!

  4. I liked Averie Cooks on facebook!

  5. I liked KitchenAid on facebook!


  7. I would make the blondies from bittersweet blog which is allergy friendly for my kiddo in the kitchenaid.
    What a great giveaway…thanks,Averie.

  8. I like you on facebook

  9. I like you on Facebook

  10. I like KA on facebook

  11. i would be creating a dream cookie with my favorite ingredients such as caramel, coconut, pecans,chocolate chips, wrapped up in a cream cheese butter dough with chocolate drizzled on top or dip it in chocolate. Yummy !!!!!

  12. I follow KA on twitter

  13. I follow you on INstagram

  14. I like kitchenaid on Facebook

  15. I following you on pinterest and repinned

  16. I would LOVE to get my hands on one of these babies. I’ve wanted one for so long!!! Picking the first thing to make would be really difficult, but I think I would make a large batch of vegan cheesy biscuits!!! Thanks for the opportunity :o)

  17. I already like Averie Cooks on Facebook. Woohoo!

  18. I liked KitchenAid on Facebook. Yay KitchenAid mixers!!!

  19. I like u and follow on instagram.

  20. I followed you on Pinterest and pinned a recipe for brownies :o)

  21. Id make oatmeal dark chocolate cranberry cookies….recipe from giada :)

  22. I followed you on Stumble and Stumbled this!!!

  23. I would make chocolate chip cookies! My favorite!!!!

  24. I’m following you on FB

  25. I’m following on Instagram :)

  26. I can’t wait to make Momofuku Milk Bar compost cookies!

  27. Following KitchenAid on twitter

  28. I don’t have twitter, but I liked you on fb.

  29. Follow you on pinterest and repinned

  30. I would get the ice cream maker attachment and make one of the ice cream recipes from the Veganomicon.

  31. I would probably make some whole wheat bread. There is nothing better than the smell of bread baking.

  32. I think I would be totally unoriginal but unfailingly delicious and make chocolate chip cookies!

  33. And I like your Facebook page!

  34. Aaand I like the Kitchen Aid Facebook page!

  35. Bread! And pretzels. Or bagels….

  36. The first thing I would make is my moma’s famous carrot cake! Oh how I love that cake!

  37. My favorite cooking memory is watching my great-grandmother make HUNDREDS of pizzelles in her little kitchen at Christmas time every year to give to friends and family. Her recipe is written in terms of making BULK batches- dozens of eggs, cups and cups of flour… a shiny new mixer will most DEFINITELY help in continuing the tradition!

  38. I followed you on Twitter!

  39. This is such an AMAZING giveaway! I’m shaking in my boots with excitement! Just TWEETED on Twitter!

  40. I “liked” you on FACEBOOK!!!

  41. I “liked” KITCHENAID on FACEBOOK!! Thanks again! Oh and now I am drooling over your White and Dark Chocolate Cream Cheese Chocolate Cake Bars!

  42. Me oh my! I would love to win the KitchenAid 7-Quart Stand Mixer Giveaway! The first thing that I would make would be my absolute favorite Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies. You can find the recipe here-

    By the way– I love your blog and I sometimes can’t look at your post until the morning because you recipes make me drool!

    What a great giveaway!

  43. I liked your page on Facebook!

  44. The first thing I would make in my new Kitchenaid mixer are those mint brownies that you posted up above!!!! I am salivating!!!

  45. sweet Potato cinnamon rolls! I’ve been on a cinnamon kick lately!

  46. I started following you on Pinterest and repinned something of yours!

  47. The first thing I would make is Swiss Meringue Buttercream! Every time I try to make it, I blend it with a hand mixer and it gets fluffy but I don’t think the egg whites ever fully whip up correctly. I would love to try it with this mixer for some cupcakes!

  48. I liked KitchenAid on Facebook too (:

  49. The first thing I would make is classic chocolate chip cookies!

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