Thrifty Jinxy’s Christmas Cookie Recipe Exchange

It's that time of year for holiday baking! I'm always looking for yummy new recipes, so I thought I would kick off Thrifty Jinxy's Holiday Cookie Exchange! We won't be exchanging real cookies, but RECIPES for cookies and other treats. Just leave a link to your recipe in Mr. Linky below. (If you … [Read more...]

Edible Playdough – Thanks to Jon and Kate Plus 8 play dough

This weekend, I saw Kate making edible playdough on "Jon & Kate Plus 8" and just had to try it myself! It's a simple recipe - Equal Parts: Powdered Milk Smooth Peanut Butter Honey (Flour as needed) Mix the first 3 together and then add enough flour until it reaches playdough … [Read more...]

Thrifty Recipe: Spanish Tortilla (Potato Omelette)

I'm on a quest to find and build a collection of tasty and thrifty recipes. Since the cold winter months are approaching (who am I kidding - they're already here!) it will be a great time to do more cooking and developing ideas for great meals that keep the budget in check. Our dinner last night … [Read more...]

Too Much Halloween Candy? Recipes Using Candy Bars!

Now that Halloween is over, you may find yourself with more candy than your kids (and you!) will eat. If that's the case, you can use up the extra chocolate by making candy bar cookies. The candy bars will melt into the cookies and end up being VERY yummy!  Leftover Halloween Candy Dessert … [Read more...]

Thrifty Jinxy Recipe Roundup

While I'm on vacation, I thought I would do a post of the recipes that have been popular on Thrifty Jinxy. Check out these links for some yummy & thrifty eating. If you have a blog post of a recipe you would like to share, enter it in Mr. Linky below OR, if you're not a blogger, add it in the … [Read more...]

Easy Cinnamon Tortilla Dessert – Make Roll-ups!

A while ago I wrote about about making your own Betty Crocker Warm Delights and it was a BIG HIT, so I decided to write about another one of my favorite easy and thrifty desserts - Easy Cinnamon Tortilla Dessert. Although these don't officially have a name, I guess you could call them Cinnamon … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Betty Crocker Warm Delights and SAVE!

  I love the Betty Crocker Warm Delights. If you're not familiar with them, they are little individual-sized dessert mixes where you just add water and microwave. The bad thing about them is that they are quite pricey. BUT - I found out that you can make your own Betty Crocker Warm Delights … [Read more...]

Works for Me Wednesday: Simple Toaster Oven Quesadillas Recipe

This week's "Five Ingredients Or Less!" themed edition Works-For-Me Wednesday, I want to share a staple of our weekly menu plan: this Simple Toaster Oven Quesadillas Recipe. This filling, simple meal hits four food groups: protein, grain, veggies and dairy. They're super quick and super … [Read more...]

Leftover Cereal Muffins Recipe

I often find that I end up with a lot of extra cereal after shopping the good deals at the supermarket. Or more often, I end up with several boxes of cereal that each have a little big left in the bottom. This Leftover Cereal Muffins Recipe  is a great way to use up that cereal. Any type of flake … [Read more...]

Delicious Easy No-Knead Bread Recipe

This is the most delicious and easy homemade bread. I have been making it for about 3 months and it has become a staple in our house. I love it because it only uses 4 ingredients, is the cheapest bread you can make since it uses only a tiny bit of yeast, is fat-free, looks great, has fantastic … [Read more...]

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