Baking Recipes

Minimalist Baker is all about food and it provides simple, delicious plant-based and mostly gluten-free recipes.

Baking Recipes

A Very Special Project

I have a very special project that I’ve so been looking forward to sharing with you. ♡ Many of you may know that my husband, Barclay, and I also work behind the scenes (him = full time, me = chipping in on nights and weekends) helping to run a small but mighty non-profit called The […]

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Oatmeal Cookies

My favorite oatmeal cookies recipe that’s perfectly soft and chewy, easy to make, and full of the best oatmeal cinnamon flavors. Feel free to add raisins, chocolate chips or nuts too if you would like! How do you like your oatmeal cookies?! ♡ After five years together, I just recently learned that my husband is […]

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Maple Cranberry Sauce

This delicious Maple Cranberry Sauce recipe is quick and easy to make in about 15 minutes, it’s naturally sweetened with maple syrup, and easy to customize with any of your favorite add-ins. Anyone else trying to cut down on refined sugar for Thanksgiving this year? Give this simple maple cranberry sauce recipe a try! ♡ It’s […]

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Easy Apple Pandowdy

This Easy Apple Pandowdy recipe is made with the yummiest baked apple pie filling topped with toasted puff pastry bites and a light dusting of powdered sugar.  All of the great flavors of apple pie…without all of the work required to make a pie! To all of my fellow apple pie lovers out there…have you […]

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Thanksgiving Recipes You Can Totally Count On

A delicious collection of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes. Looking for some five-star-reviewed, tried-and-true, legit-amazing Thanksgiving recipes that won’t let you down? We’ve gotcha covered, friends. ♡ From nostalgic old-fashioned classics to lightened-up modern twists, make-ahead options to last-minute quick fixes, sweet treats to savory faves, plus options for all kinds of dietary preferences around your […]

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Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

This Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes recipe is incredibly easy to make (no draining required), perfectly creamy and fluffy, and always so delicious! So many of you have made and loved my favorite stovetop mashed potatoes recipe.  But for those of you looking to put your pressure cookers to work this Thanksgiving (or any day of […]

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Mushroom Gravy

This make-ahead mushroom gravy recipe is naturally vegetarian (and vegan) and full of the best, rich, savory flavors. Last year for our big Friendsgiving dinner, I whipped up an improvised vegan gravy recipe to serve to our plant-based friends in the group, as an alternative to my traditional gravy made from turkey drippings.  And as […]

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All-In-One Thanksgiving Casserole

This All-In-One Thanksgiving Casserole recipe is made with everyone’s holiday faves — turkey, stuffing, green beans, sweet potatoes, cranberries — and drizzled with a quick homemade gravy. For those years (oh hey, 2020) when you might not be feeling up for cooking your usual dozen Thanksgiving dishes — or hey, those days any other time […]

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Candied Pecans

My favorite classic candied pecans recipe is easy to make with 7 ingredients.  Perfect for gifting or sprinkling on everything from salads to yogurt, casseroles, ice cream and more! Raise your hand if you love candied pecans as much as I do! ♡ These sweet treats have always been a favorite of mine, especially around […]

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1-Hour Soft and Buttery Dinner Rolls

My favorite 1-Hour Soft and Buttery Dinner Rolls recipe is easy to make by hand or with a stand mixer and absolutely heavenly served warm out of the oven. Is there anything better than a freshly-baked pan of homemade dinner rolls? Actually, yes — this easy dinner rolls recipe that can be ready to go […]