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

The ~classics~.

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1. Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies

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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

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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).


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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.


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14. Reese's Chewy Chocolate Cookies

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.


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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.)


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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!


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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!


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