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These Are The Back-Of-The-Box Recipes Our Readers Swear By

The ~classics~.

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We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us what their favorite back-of-the-box recipes are. Here's what they recommended...

1. Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies

My mom makes the most amazing chocolate chip cookies. I finally asked her where her recipe came from (thinking it's my grandmother's recipe or something) and she tells me it's the Toll House recipe. I. WAS. FLOORED.―Samantha C. Sullivan, FacebookGet the recipe here.
Instagram: @lalithasherwood

My mom makes the most amazing chocolate chip cookies. I finally asked her where her recipe came from (thinking it's my grandmother's recipe or something) and she tells me it's the Toll House recipe. I. WAS. FLOORED.

―Samantha C. Sullivan, Facebook

Get the recipe here.

2. Libby's Pumpkin Roll

The pie recipe is on the outside of the can, but if you take the label off, the pumpkin roll recipe on the inside is the best thing ever. I make it every holiday season and everyone raves about how great it is.

shannonc21

Get the recipe here.

3. Baker's German Chocolate Cake

I buy this chocolate just for the German chocolate cake recipe on it.

Solivia

Get the recipe here.

4. Gold Medal Flour Best-Ever Banana Bread

My mom made the BEST banana bread when I was growing up, and later told me she was using the recipe on the back of the flour. It's delicious every time!―eternalradnessGet the recipe here.
goldmedalflour.bettycrocker.com

My mom made the BEST banana bread when I was growing up, and later told me she was using the recipe on the back of the flour. It's delicious every time!

eternalradness


Get the recipe here.

5. Bisquick Strawberry Shortcakes

The strawberry shortcake recipe on the back of Bisquick. It makes sweet little biscuit-like shortbreads that I like better than the store-bought ones.―maggiekGet the recipe here.
bettycrocker.com

The strawberry shortcake recipe on the back of Bisquick. It makes sweet little biscuit-like shortbreads that I like better than the store-bought ones.

maggiek

Get the recipe here.

6. Fantasy Fudge

http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/fantasy-fudge-68943.aspx

The fudge recipe on the back of the Kraft Jet-Puffed Marshmallow Creme! My family has been making it for years and it's always a hit.

cjh62f

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7. Toll House Chocolate Chip Pie

On the back of the large bags of Toll House chocolate chips is a recipe for chocolate chip pie ― it's one of the best recipes I've ever tasted and it always works perfectly! I make one for every holiday, and there's never any leftover (that's how good it is).―growlkittyGet the recipe here.
verybestbaking.com

On the back of the large bags of Toll House chocolate chips is a recipe for chocolate chip pie ― it's one of the best recipes I've ever tasted and it always works perfectly! I make one for every holiday, and there's never any leftover (that's how good it is).

growlkitty

Get the recipe here.

8. Crisco Chocolate Chip Cookies

The ultimate chocolate chip cookies are on the back of the Crisco Baking Sticks Butter Flavor box. They're absolutely amazing and versatile (I add toffee pieces in lieu of the chopped pecans). Every time I make them, they're a hit, and people are shocked to learn that I got the recipe from the back of a Crisco box.― yuukoaGet the recipe here.
crisco.com

The ultimate chocolate chip cookies are on the back of the Crisco Baking Sticks Butter Flavor box. They're absolutely amazing and versatile (I add toffee pieces in lieu of the chopped pecans). Every time I make them, they're a hit, and people are shocked to learn that I got the recipe from the back of a Crisco box.

yuukoa


Get the recipe here.

9. Hellmann's Parmesan-Crusted Chicken

―Hannah Wagner, FacebookGet the recipe here.
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―Hannah Wagner, Facebook

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10. Land O'Lakes Sugar Cookies

Land O'Lakes butter has a great sugar cookie recipe that I use every Christmas. People love them, and I never tell them I got the recipe from a tub of butter.―amberb46054345dGet the recipe here.
Instagram: @landolakesktchn

Land O'Lakes butter has a great sugar cookie recipe that I use every Christmas. People love them, and I never tell them I got the recipe from a tub of butter.

amberb46054345d

Get the recipe here.

11. Pillsbury Perfect Apple Pie

The apple pie recipe on the back of Pillsbury pie crust is my go-to. It always turns out fantastic!―vicijohnsonkGet the recipe here.
pillsbury.com

The apple pie recipe on the back of Pillsbury pie crust is my go-to. It always turns out fantastic!

vicijohnsonk

Get the recipe here.

12. Andes Crème De Menthe Chunk Cookies

The back of the Andes Crème De Menthe Baking Chips has a great recipe for mint chocolate chip cookies. They come out so yummy every time!―BlancsGet the recipe here.
Instagram: @momlife_throughmyeyes

The back of the Andes Crème De Menthe Baking Chips has a great recipe for mint chocolate chip cookies. They come out so yummy every time!

Blancs

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13. Campbell's Chicken and Rice Casserole

The chicken and rice casserole on the back of the cream of mushroom soup.

―Tina Tout, Facebook

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14. Reese's Chewy Chocolate Cookies

https://www.amazon.com/Reeses-Peanut-Butter-Baking-10-Ounce/dp/B00B34DPU4/ref=sr_1_1_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1502996912&sr=8-1&keywords=reese%27s+peanut+butter+chips
https://www.hersheys.com/kitchens/en_us/recipes/reeses-chewy-chocolate-cookies-with-peanut-butter-chips.html

The recipe for chocolate–peanut butter chip cookies on the back of the Reese's Peanut Butter Chips is to die for! My mom has been making them for as long as I can remember. They're fudgey, soft, and oh-so yummy. To make them even better, add some semi-sweet chocolate chips for extra gooey-ness and refrigerate the dough so they don't spread too much.

abbyo4055ca6d9

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15. Reese's Peanut Butter Temptations

Reese's Peanut Butter Temptations are an easy-to-make crowd-pleaser. My roommate and I compete to see who can unwrap the most Reese's Peanut Butter Cups from their foils while the cookies bake in the oven. (Warning: once you eat one, you won't be able to stop yourself from inhaling the rest.)―jessakapGet the recipe here.
hersheys.com

Reese's Peanut Butter Temptations are an easy-to-make crowd-pleaser. My roommate and I compete to see who can unwrap the most Reese's Peanut Butter Cups from their foils while the cookies bake in the oven. (Warning: once you eat one, you won't be able to stop yourself from inhaling the rest.)

jessakap

Get the recipe here.

16. Grandma's Molasses Cookies

I've made them for friends several times, and every time they rave about them. They're soft, chewy, spiced, and warm with a delightful dusting of sugar.

gagejs

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17. Pillsbury Grands! Monkey Bread

The original monkey bread recipe on the Pillsbury Grands! biscuit package — best monkey bread you'll ever try. ―erins4c4980f49Get the recipe here.
pillsbury.com

The original monkey bread recipe on the Pillsbury Grands! biscuit package — best monkey bread you'll ever try.

erins4c4980f49

Get the recipe here.

18. Quaker Oatmeal Scotchies

They have a connection to my childhood and are my favorite Christmas cookie recipe to make. They're so easy, and I actually won a ribbon at our county fair with the recipe.―rachelsporyhGet the recipe here.
verybestbaking.com

They have a connection to my childhood and are my favorite Christmas cookie recipe to make. They're so easy, and I actually won a ribbon at our county fair with the recipe.

rachelsporyh

Get the recipe here.

19. Bisquick Rolled Biscuits

I knew this old lady who was famous for her biscuits. One day, a restaurant asked her to make their biscuits and as a result, they started doing very well (always selling out of biscuits). Everyone knew her biscuits had Bisquick in them, but no one knew her exact recipe. Turns out, she had been using the recipe on the back of the box!―MadikbeeGet the recipe here.
bettycrocker.com

I knew this old lady who was famous for her biscuits. One day, a restaurant asked her to make their biscuits and as a result, they started doing very well (always selling out of biscuits). Everyone knew her biscuits had Bisquick in them, but no one knew her exact recipe. Turns out, she had been using the recipe on the back of the box!

Madikbee

Get the recipe here.

20. Knorr Spinach Dip

The spinach dip recipe on the back of Knorr's Vegetable Recipe Mix packets. I always bring it to parties, and even people who don't like spinach dip end up wiping the bowl clean.

―Amy Tidwell Bathgate, Facebook

Get the recipe here.

21. Hershey's Perfectly Chocolate Cake

The chocolate cake recipe on the back of the Hershey's Cocoa package. It uses boiling water in the batter which makes it different than other chocolate cake recipes I've seen. I made it for my husband's friend's birthday, and a year later his mom emailed me asking for the recipe!―sarahl518Get the recipe here.
hersheys.com

The chocolate cake recipe on the back of the Hershey's Cocoa package. It uses boiling water in the batter which makes it different than other chocolate cake recipes I've seen. I made it for my husband's friend's birthday, and a year later his mom emailed me asking for the recipe!

sarahl518

Get the recipe here.

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