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 comments on “Favorite Mini & Petite Treats and Cookbook Giveaway”

  1. I totally agree, mini everything is better!

  2. mini muffins, or as i call them poppers :)

  3. OMG – those no bake mini-vanilla cake batter chocolate truffles look beyond amazing!!! I love to make truffles, but they never look as nice as yours do.

  4. My favorite are mini peanut butter chocolate chip cheesecake bites!

  5. I love to make and eat mini coconut oil, honey and cocoa candy!

  6. So I just found your blog today and I’m in love (someone had posted your homemade peanut butter recipe on facebook). But after just seeing your recipe for No Bake Vanilla Cake Batter Chocolate Truffles listed above, I’d have to say that’s my favorite. No, I haven’t made them, but I will be soon because they sound amazing! :)

  7. I’d love to learn to make mini lemon tarts. Yum!

  8. I make 2 kinds of mini muffins – banana chocolate & pumpkin ginger – they are both so good! But I’d love to win the books and add more minis to my kitchen creations.

  9. I love baking mini cupcakes. They’re the perfect size to calm my sweet tooth with slightly less guilt. :)

  10. There are too many favorites on this site! The raw vegan chocolate chip cookie dough balls, the vanilla cake batter chocolate truffles, the healthy brownie bites and the homemade mints! Yummm! <3

  11. I love almost anything mini! mini tarts are probably some of my favs (I even have a handy little mini-tart shaper!) although I also love mini-cupcakes and mini cookies and macarons etc!

  12. I would love a mini vegan snickers!

  13. mini apple pies

  14. I love those cake bites!

  15. Love mini muffins!

  16. mini cream puffs

  17. I make Black-Eyed Susan Cheesecakes in a muffin tin with a vanilla wafer as the crust, cheesecake filling, with a dollop of chocolate on top with almond slice petals as the Black-eyed Susan petals.

  18. Mini Reese’s PB cups! I made your Mac n cheese balls for a BBQ last week and they were a bid hit!

  19. I love mini-doughnuts (I end up eating a ton at a time!). :D

  20. I love just mini dark chocolate squares (endangered species dark chocolate especially), because then you don’t end up eating the whole bar… well, maybe the whole box… But they’re mini so it’s ok! Haha

  21. Mini petite treats are so dangerously delish! What a collection and a great giveaway :)

  22. I want to learn to make mini ice cream cones–some way to fit the cone and the ice cream (and maybe some toppings?) in a small portion.

  23. I love mini cupcakes with lots and lots of frosting!

  24. Mini pancakes? Lol, I always eat too much.

  25. I think these little mini burgers on skewers are adorable! Will have to try at my next gathering! http://pinterest.com/pin/155585362097983457/

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