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Homemade Baking Mixes

Use these homemade baking mix recipes, including biscuit mix, muffin mix and brownie mix, instead of store-bought baking mixes.

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Biscuit Baking Mix

You need just four common pantry staples to put together this versatile mix. I use it in recipes that call for store-bought baking mix. It's the key to lightly browned biscuits as well as to chunky dumpling soup. —Tami Christman, Soda Springs, Idaho

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Good Mornin' Pancake Mix

I love these moist, fluffy pancakes on a wintry day. They make a perfect gift for family and friends. Just put the mix in two plastic bags tied with holiday ribbons, and don't forget to include prep directions. —Sharon Sutton, Lindsey, Ohio

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All-Star Muffin Mix

I like to keep this muffin mix in a handy place, like the pantry or cupboard, so I can mix up muffins quickly for dinner or if a friend is stopping by for coffee. —Nancy Mackey, Madison, Ohio

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Basic Brownie Mix

For variety, add extra goodies to this basic brownie recipe. It's a quick answer to dessert for a busy family or when unexpected company stops by. —Kathryn Roach, Edgemont, Arkansas

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Waffle Mix

Thanks to apple pie spice and cinnamon, finicky eaters won't mind the heart-healthy use of whole wheat flour in these wonderful waffles. Give away half of the mix…and keep the other half for yourself! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Gluten-Free Flour Mix

I make this recipe in two-quart batches and store them in airtight jars. My son and I both have celiac disease and love that we can use this mix to still enjoy traditional dishes. —Bernice Fenskie, Wexford, Pennsylvania

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Homemade Muffin Mix

Whether your family prefers sweet or savory muffins, you can satisfy them with this versatile muffin mix. Included are directions to prepare plain, cheddar and cinnamon-raisin muffins. —Audrey Thibodeau, Gilbert, Arizona

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Baking Mix

This versatile baking mix is a great helper in the kitchen. You'll be amazed at the number of things you can make with it. —Alice Wrisley, Mohawk, New York

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Whole-Grain Waffle Mix

My mother-in-law shared the recipe for these golden waffles our daughter, Kayla, loves. Just add a few ingredients to the mix and you'll be enjoying their homemade whole-grain taste in minutes. —Michelle Sheldon, Edmond, Oklahoma

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Peanut Butter Brownie Mix

I discovered this recipe in our local newspaper, gave it a try, and my family loved it. If you pack the dry ingredients in a quart canning jar, you can cover the lid with Christmasy fabric for a quick, festive touch. —Lynn Dowdall, Perth, Ontario

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