5 Minutes for Food

Here at 5 Minutes for Mom, we feature fabulous recipes every Thursday from our wonderful foodie contributors. Recipes with beautiful photos that make my mouth water. In looking back at all of the delicious food […]


kid friendly festive sugar cookies

We kick off the holiday season each year with a progressive Christmas dinner. It’s a fantastic way to spend time with family and share some of our favorite holiday recipes before the craziness of the […]

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Who doesn’t love a freshly baked batch of ooey goey cookies? Homemade cookies are my biggest weakness… along with chocolate and coffee… but Christmas time always gets me excited to bake a variation of delicious […]


Ever since the cool, crisp air of fall arrived, I have been craving all things squash and pumpkin related.  We’ve enjoyed different variations of butternut squash, but I think my family may hurt me if I […]


Post image for Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cinnamon Ginger Frosting (With Recipe Linky)

There aren’t too many odors that catapult me into the Christmas spirit as quickly as the smell of baking gingerbread. So it took me all of a minute to decide to bake these Gingerbread Cupcakes […]


I have always felt that one of the best part of Thanksgiving is the leftovers that you get to bring home, and I love coming up with new ways to use those leftovers outside of […]


If you know anything about college football, you know that there was a BIG upset this past weekend … a HUGE upset. And I think my husband is STILL dancing with joy over it. Picture […]


If you have any leftover Halloween candy, these shortbread candy bars are the best, most delicious way to use up all those fun size bars still sitting in your candy bowl.  Of course, shortbread bars […]


I love experimenting with new ingredients in my baking recipes, don’t you? A few weeks ago, I came across Justin’s Hazelnut Butter at our local gourmet market and thought that it would make a nice […]


Post image for Caramel Apple Streusel Muffins (With Weekly Recipe Linky)

One of my favorite comfort foods is fresh-from-the-oven muffins. But I find the muffin is often misunderstood, so I rarely order them at bakeries. Too often muffins are bland cakes disguised with frozen fruit and […]

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