WIAW: All the Baked Goods!

16 Oct

Hey-hey-hey it’s Wednesday which means it’s food day (ahem, What I Ate Wednesday) and time to link up with Jenn over at Peas & Crayons!  For this week I thought I would focus on all of the tasty baked goods I’ve been enjoying lately, because there have been many.  I am a sucker for sweets.


Yep, that’s me! Pretty cute, huh? 😉

I have been munch munch munching on a lot of sweet treats since fall began…not sure if it’s because I’m a sucker for fall-flavored goodies, there’s something just comforting about something hot from the oven, or if I’m just a crazy sugar-lovin’-lady, but whatever the reason, I’ve been enjoying it!

My Mom’s Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

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This is a favorite of my whole family and I’ve even been nice crazy enough to share this with other people!  (Usually just my co-worker because we always share food with each other…the BEST co-worker ever!)  You can get the tasty recipe here, as my mom was totally willing to share!

I also recently made another fabulous recipe that I shared earlier this week.  This was one of those recipes you make when you have those overly ripe bananas.  I don’t know what happened, but the bunch of naners I got from the store got ripe SUPER quick, so I had four bananas that I needed to use up.  The recipe I found took care of three of them, which wasn’t too bad at all!

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These suckers went quick!  They are super simple and super tasty.  My mom even mentioned that they tasted like banana bread, only in the form of a cookie and she is absolutely right.

Speaking of sharing food with my co-worker (hehe)…my co-worker presented me with a special treat!  We both share a love of Great Harvest Bread Co. and he knows just how much I love anything pumpkin-y, so he snagged me a pumpkin pecan pull apart bread!  I am a huge fan of their cinnamon pecan pull apart bread, but this is a special seasonal bread and it was delicious!

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I made another fabulous fall-flavored treat.  Caramel Apple Oatmeal Cookies!  I think these were my favorite cookies that I’ve made before and were seriously the BIGGEST HIT!  I made them especially for my dad because he loves caramel apple flavored anything.  He was so surprised when I brought them over for him and loved them!  So I thought I would share these fabulous recipe today!

Caramel Apple Oatmeal Cookies

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup Splenda (for baking)
  • ¾ cup Splenda sugar blend
  • 6 tablespoons margarine
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • ¾ cup finely chopped granny smith apple
  • ¾ cup caramel candies, chopped


1)       Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2)       Combine flour and next 4 ingredients (through salt) into bowl; stir well.

3)       Place sugars and margarine in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy.  Add vanilla and egg; beat with mixer.  Gradually add flour mixture; beat at low speed until just combined.  Fold in apple and caramel pieces.

4)       Drop dough by 2 teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto baking sheets lined with parchment paper.  Flatten balls slightly and bake at 350 degrees for 9 minutes.  Cool on pans for 3 minutes.  Remove cookies from pans, cool completely on wire racks.



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So pretty and oh-so-tasty!  I seriously can’t emphasize this enough…this is a recipe you MUST try!  If you’re disappointed, you can come and yell at me, seriously.  I don’t think anyone could be disappointed with this one!

Well I hope you all have a wonderful Wednesday, full of good eats and good times.  I’ll end on a rather humorous note 🙂



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13 responses to “WIAW: All the Baked Goods!

  1. Kim @ BusyBod

    October 16, 2013 at 9:34 am

    I am SUCH a sucker for sweets. It’s a problem in my life but I’ve made my peace with it. And seriously, everyone knows the batter is the best part 🙂

    • Little Miss Fit

      October 16, 2013 at 12:07 pm

      Right?! I could literally eat all of the batter up and not even get to making the cookies! 😛

  2. di @ life of di.

    October 16, 2013 at 11:26 am

    There are only a few things I love more than a yummy chocolate chip banana bread in the fall 🙂 I know it doesn’t have the pumpkin included; however, it just reminds me of my childhood. My mom actually never made this kind for us but I had a few friends whose moms would always bake a load for our afternoon snack! Yum!!

    • Little Miss Fit

      October 16, 2013 at 12:08 pm

      There is just something so comforting and tasty about a fresh baked good! I bet those were some good treats. Moms just have that baking talent 🙂

  3. di @ life of di.

    October 16, 2013 at 11:26 am

    **loaf 🙂

  4. Juli

    October 16, 2013 at 11:34 am

    YAY – I have to try them asap!!!! Next week latest. haha the ecard is really funny! Could be me 😉

    • Little Miss Fit

      October 16, 2013 at 12:08 pm

      Haha I was thinking of you when I FINALLY got to post this recipe! I told you it would come eventually! 🙂

  5. Jamie @ Sometimes Healthy Living Blog

    October 16, 2013 at 12:50 pm

    Yum, these cookies look perfect for my taste buds. I’ve been wanting to bake with caramel forever!

    • Little Miss Fit

      October 16, 2013 at 12:53 pm

      You will definitely love this recipe if you try it! I promise you that! 🙂

  6. jessielovestorun

    October 17, 2013 at 4:05 am

    I don’t eat sweets to often, but I could go for every single recipe you should here. YUM!

  7. Julie @ A Warrior and A Nurse

    December 3, 2013 at 8:19 pm

    I think you know you’ve succeeded at creating an excellent food blog post when you get your reader to salivate. As it is, I’ve been looking for a new treat to try making. I’m not exactly an expert when it comes to cooking, so I will be trying out your caramel apple oatmeal cookies in the near future. It’s just a few small alterations to a recipe I’m fairly familiar with, so it should go over well!

    • Little Miss Fit

      December 4, 2013 at 12:23 am

      Haha thanks! Those cookies are seriously to die for! I think I’ll have to whip up another batch soon again 😉


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