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Perfect for any celebration, these sprinkle filled blondies are not only tasty, but only take minutes to throw together!

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5 years.

I can’t believe it. 5 years ago today, I pushed publish on my very first blog post on this blog. I definitely wasn’t the first food blogger back then, but wow – I can’t believe how much food blogging has grown since then. If you would have told me 5 years ago where this blog would take me, I probably would have laughed. It’s been a wild ride, but boy – has it been fun!!

I’ve been thinking about this day a lot lately. What to write. What to say. About how much this little corner of the internet that I call my own has changed me, and how much it means to me. Today, I am feeling so grateful that I get to do this every day. That this is my job.

And how grateful I am for all of you. I do this because I love to share. And I love that you are all here to listen. Your emails, your comments, you visits, your pins – they all mean so much to me. Thank you, thank you, thank you. I really do wish I could give each and every one of you a hug. Because you really do mean the world to me.

Cake Batter Blondies | www.tasteandtellblog.com

Today is a day to celebrate. And of course, since this is a food blog and all, we are celebrating with food! (And foodie giveaways – make sure you check the bottom of the post!) Since I am on a major streak of horrible cakes, I decided to do the exact opposite and go completely simple. It’s my blog birthday, afterall, and I’d rather be celebrating with you all than spending hours in the kitchen. And it doesn’t get much more simple than this recipe. Or addictive. Make sure you have someone to celebrate with when you make these – otherwise, you may find yourself snagging “just one more piece” every time you walk by the kitchen!!

Cake Batter Blondies | www.tasteandtellblog.com

Cake Batter Blondies
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Perfect for any celebration, these sprinkle filled blondies are not only tasty, but only take minutes to throw together!
Serves: 9 bars
  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup rainbow sprinkles
  • ½ cup white chocolate chips (optional)
  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Spray an 8x8 inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the cake mix, oil, egg and milk. Mix in the sprinkles and the chocolate chips. (The batter will be pretty stiff.)
  3. Place the batter into the prepared dish. (Press down with your hands if needed to even out.) Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes.
  4. Let cool for 20 minutes, then slice and serve.
  5. ----------------------------
  6. slightly adapted from Girl Meets Life

I am here because of you all. And because of that, I want to give back. Today, I’m really wishing that I was Oprah and I could send you each a truck-full of all of my favorite things, but since I’m not, I thought I’d do the next best thing. Give someone a great new collection of cookbooks!!

I’m going to tell you right now – I’m already jealous of whoever wins. These are some recent releases of cookbooks from other bloggers – and I want every. single. one. (What’s up with this? It’s my blog birthday, and I’m giving you all what I want? :)) There are so many great blogger cookbooks out there right now, and so many that are coming out soon. I love bloggers, so I’m sharing the blogger love!!

So, the lucky winner will receive:
The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food From My Frontier
The Joy the Baker Cookbook
The Naptime Chef:  Fitting Great Food Into Family Life
Marshmallow Madness:  Dozens of Puffalicious Recipes

And because I still have a few copies left in my closet, 5 other people will each receive a copy of the Cafe Zupas Blogger’s Annual Cookbook.  It’s a beautiful cookbook that I am so happy to have been a part of!


To enter to win one of these great prizes, leave a comment on this post.  You can tell me your favorite cookbook, if you’ve tried any recipes I’ve posted here, or you can even tell me what the weather is like where you are!!

Want extra chances to win?  (Make sure you leave a separate comment for each step that you complete.)

Follow Taste and Tell via Reader or Email
Follow Taste and Tell on Facebook
Follow Taste and Tell on Twitter
Follow Taste and Tell on Pinterest

And as always, if you are already doing any of these, just leave a comment to let me know!

Good luck – and thank you for the last 5 years!!

The fine print:  Giveaway is open to US residents, 18 years of age or older.  The giveaway will go until Wednesday, April 4th at midnight MT.  The winner(s) will be chosen randomly and emailed.  Please make sure a valid email is included.   This giveaway is provided by me – my way of saying thank you!


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334 Responses to Cake Batter Blondies – a Celebration!

  1. jenny says:

    How fun! Thanks for the chance!

  2. Rosa says:

    Lovely! Great for children.



  3. abbi says:

    I love your blog (and those blondies look excellent as well!).

  4. branny says:

    Happy birthday. THe blondies look great. I am a sucker for cake batter.

  5. Monica says:

    Oowww. Cake batter rocks…and sprinkles make the world a better place!

  6. Monica says:

    I “like” you on Facebook

  7. Monica says:

    I am now following you on Pinterest. Such fun 🙂

  8. Happy Blogiversary, Deborah. Taste and Tell is absolutely one of my favorites:-). These blondies are a great example of why it’s a favorite:-).

  9. I am following you on Pinterest, too.

  10. amy marantino says:

    i am going to make these blondies as soon as i get home. they look so good.

  11. amy marantino says:

    i follow you via RSS in Google Reader

  12. Congrats on your blogiversary – 5 years is impressive!! Love your blog 🙂 A fav cookbook of mine is The Best of Cooking Light.

  13. And I also already follow you on facebook…

  14. And finally, I’ve also been following you on Pinterest! Guess I really want to win these cookbooks since I left every possible comment 😀

  15. Cassie says:

    This is awesome Deborah. First – congrats on 5 years. That is so awesome, you are truly an inspiration! Second, these blondies are right up my alley. I would eat the whole batch with no issue! Great giveaway…my favorite cookbook is Momofuku Milk Bar cookbook that we have been baking through. It’s challenging but produces great results each time with unique recipes and ingredients. Its’ by-far my favorite!

  16. Kathy says:

    Congratulations! I discovered your blog a few months ago and have really enjoyed it! My favorite cookbooks, Ina Gartin-Barefoot Contessa.

  17. Katrina says:

    This is so awesome! I like the America’s Test Kitchen books. I hope I win!

  18. Katrina says:

    I follow you on twitter.

  19. Katrina says:

    I like you on Facebook.

  20. BrookP says:

    Congrats on the milestone!

  21. kate says:

    Happy 5 years! I’ve been reading along for many of those and have made lots of your delicious recipes! Thanks for inspiring me in the kitchen.

  22. Jenny says:

    There are some awesome cookbooks up for grabs! And I don’t own any of them!

  23. Andi T. says:

    I loooove the Pioneer Woman’s first cookbook. I use it all the time!

  24. Andi T. says:

    I follow your blog.

  25. Andi T. says:

    I follow you on Facebook (Andi Bauer Trautman)

  26. Andi T. says:

    I follow you on Pinterest (Andi Trautman)

  27. Kat says:

    Congratulations on 5 years! Great blog!

  28. Jeanne ODonnell says:

    Congrats on 5 years! I love your blog and follow you on pinterest. We pin alot of the same dishes.

  29. Rhondi says:

    Congratulations on 5 years! I love your blog and have been following for the past year or so shortly after I started blogging.

  30. Rhondi says:

    I follow you on facebook too!

  31. Rhondi says:

    I follow you on Pinterest too!

  32. Congratulations on 5 years, Deborah! An amazing accomplishment and a beautiful blog!

  33. I like Taste & Tell on Facebook

  34. Ooooh, what a fantastic collection of cookbooks! Congrats on FIVE years! That’s awesome!

  35. I also follow you on Facebook!

  36. Malissa W says:

    Congrats! Great blog! 🙂

  37. I follow you on Pinterest as well (geesh am I a stalker or what!)

  38. Malissa W says:

    I now follow you by email

  39. Malissa W says:

    I now follow you on facebook.

  40. Malissa W says:

    I now also follow you on twitter.

  41. Casey says:

    Congratulations/happy birthday!! I love all of the cookbooks, especially Pioneer Woman and Joy!

  42. Casey says:

    I follow you on twitter.

  43. Malissa W says:

    I now follow you on pinterest – great boards!

  44. Casey says:

    Aaaaand I follow you on pinterest! Congrats again!

  45. Abby says:

    Congratulations! I’m so glad I “met” you all those years ago. My how our lives are changed! I wish you continued success – you deserve it!

  46. Abby says:

    I follow you on Twitter.

  47. Abby says:

    And Pinterest.

  48. Abby says:

    And in Google Reader!

  49. Abby says:

    And Facebook now. (Though I’m not sure why I didn’t already! Weird.)

  50. Carole R says:

    Congratulations on 5 years!

    I wish I could say I ‘ve been reading this blog all 5 years, but I only recently discovered it through Pinterest. But what a great discovery it’s been!

  51. Congrats on 5 years!! What a great giveaway!

  52. Niki says:

    These are all cookbooks in my saved cart on Amazon! I’d love love love to win!

  53. Niki says:

    I “like” you on FB!

  54. Carole R says:

    And what great recipes and fabulous photos! I swear that every one of your photos makes me hungry.

  55. Niki says:

    I follow you on twitter!

  56. Niki says:

    I follow your posts on my google/blogger list (is it called a reader, really? Shows how with it I am!)

  57. Jenny says:

    Following you on twitter!

  58. Tomi S. says:

    A big congratulations on five years of blogging!! I have tried a couple of your recipes with great sucess of course I have a lot more printed too try…in fact too many..my bad!! Really enjoy the blogger spotlight and peeking in others kitchens. Here’s to another five!!

  59. Magsie says:

    It’s supposed to be an amazing weekend. Wohoo.

  60. Jenny says:

    Following on Facebook!

  61. Magsie says:

    I follow on facebook.

  62. Magsie says:

    I follow on twitter.

  63. Jenny says:

    Currently my favorite cookbooks are the small-batch baking books by Debbie Maugans !

  64. Jenny says:

    And now on interest! Happy 5 years! Here is to another 5:)

  65. Jodie says:

    Congrats on 5 years, love your recipes! And following you on fb and pinterest 🙂

  66. stephanie says:

    i love your blog. everything looks so yummy. I already follow via RSS.

  67. stephanie says:

    I just started following you on Twitter

  68. stephanie says:

    I just liked you on facebook.

  69. stephanie says:

    i follow you on pinterest (and probably re-pin everything you pin 🙂

  70. Beth says:

    We are getting snow this weekend! UGH!!!!!!!!!

  71. Beth says:

    I’m following you on Twitter!

  72. Sanjeeta kk says:

    5 years and growing strong and stronger..congrats Deb! Glad to have known this lovely space with all the scrumptious spreads. The cake blondies with the colorful specks …perfect treat to celebrate such a wonderful feat. Hugs.

  73. Happy anniversary!!! 🙂 love your blog!

  74. Deb says:

    5 years! Awesome! What a wonderful giveaway, one of your readers will be very happy!

  75. Debbie says:

    I follow on Facebook and love you! Congratulations and thank you so much for all the wonderful recipes and goodness you share with us all! You’ve made my life SO much easier; every time I need a little special treat to share, you are the first person I come to for a recipe. 🙂 Many more years of blogging and new followers!

  76. Shannon says:

    Fav cookbook that I own is southern living and pioneer woman

  77. Happy Blogiversary! 😀 How exciting! Those blondies look incredible. Anything cake batter…hand it over. Haha! And what a great giveaway!!!

  78. Tomi S. says:

    Facebook follower…:)

  79. My favorite cookbook is Barefoot Contessa family cookbook.

  80. I’m now following on twitter and I am surprised it took me this long.

  81. I’m following on facebook and love to see you posts.

  82. I am now following you on Pinterest. I am looking forward to checking out your pins.

  83. danielle says:

    What a great giveaway – and those blondies look great!

  84. Congrats on 5 years, Deborah!! I heart your blog and these blondies look delicious! The weather here is pretty crappy and I wish it were sunnier for my home inspection today! xo

  85. Melanie says:

    Congrats and can’t wait to try the blondies!

  86. Congratulations on this amazing milestone!! Five years is a long time to be blogging!
    ♥, Susan

  87. Following on facebook for a while now!

  88. Elizabeth N. says:

    Those look delicious, unlike the weather outside. It’s been raining off and on for a week now. I want it to get back to the warm and sunny weather we had just a few weeks ago.

  89. I follow you on Pinterest

  90. Elizabeth N. says:

    I’ve liked your page on Facebook.

  91. Elizabeth N. says:

    I follow you in Google Reader.

  92. I cannot believe food blogging either and what a gift it has been on so many levels. Congrats on 5 years!!!!!!! Ive only been at it 3, but it’s been lifechanging and I love it!

  93. Elizabeth N. says:

    I follow you on Pinterest.

  94. Jessen says:

    I’m a cookbook junkie, and go through 1 of them everynight before I go to bed. . . it’s like my “relaxation” and more productive than TV in my eyes! A new one added to my collection would make my day. Thanks for the opportunity to win and congrats on 5 years!! =)

  95. Jennifer says:

    I love Ree Drummond’s first cookbook and would LOVE to win her second. I will definitely try the blondies you have posted. They look easy and yummy. I follow you on facebook and pinterest.

  96. Erin says:

    Awesome prizes! I get the emails.

  97. Blair says:

    Can’t wait to try the bondies!

  98. Dolores says:

    They look yummy!

  99. Erika says:

    The blondies look fantastic. I love baking and will try those! Congratulations on 5 Years!

  100. Christy says:

    I love cookbooks in general; however, I love the Pastry Queen cookbooks. It is nice and warm down here, almost 82 degrees today!! Thanks for the opportunity.

  101. christine says:

    I look forward to your daily posts! Weather….87 and sunny!

  102. Christy says:

    I follow you via email

  103. Christy says:

    I follow you on Pinterest

  104. Christi G. says:

    Congratulations and thanks for the great blog.

  105. Whitney says:

    What a fabulous giveaway! I’m a little afraid to try the blondes… At 9.5 months preggo I think I would definitely eat the whole pan!

  106. Julia says:

    The blondies look delicious!

  107. Eileen says:

    Congratulations for your continued efforts to touch lives and tastebuds with your blog! There is a “little” girl who will be absolutely thrilled with this recipe… thank you!

  108. Whitney says:

    I also get updates via email. Thanks again for the amazing giveaway!

  109. Pat Bradley says:

    I love your recipes, have tried a few and am waiting for my next family visit weekend to try several more. I am forwarding today”s recipe to a grand daughter because she loves sprinkles.

  110. Stephaniedem says:

    I love the “America’s Test Kitchen ” Cookbooks”! I love The Pioneer Woman!!!

    Thank you for the giveaway

  111. Christy says:

    Congrats on 5 years, that’s amazing.

    I have The Poineer Woman’s first cookbook and have made a number of the recipes. They are all great.

  112. Veronica says:

    Congrats!! I will be making these today!! They look so good!!

  113. Veronica says:

    I “like” you on Facebook.

  114. Veronica says:

    I get updates via e-mail.

  115. Gracie says:

    Glad you like the recipe 🙂

  116. Veronica says:

    I follow you on Pinterest.

  117. libby says:

    Congratulations for 5 years, look so forward to your blog and recipes

  118. Elaine says:

    Right now I am enjoying church ladies cookbooks!

  119. Stacy says:

    OOhhh I love cookbooks and food blogs – great giveaway

  120. kate says:

    These look fantastic! Congratulations on 5 years!

  121. Alessandra says:

    I “like” you on Facebook!

  122. Alessandra says:

    Congrats on your 5 years anniversary! I love your blog

  123. Alessandra says:

    I also follow you on Pinterest

  124. Kalyn says:

    Congratulations on five years of wonderful blogging! I remember when I found your blog, long before I ever met you in person.

    (You don’t need to enter me in the giveaway; just wanted to send good wishes.)

  125. Bev Weidner says:


  126. Courtney says:

    One of my favorite cookbooks is Baking Illustrated – great recipes and good information about baking techniques.

  127. Courtney says:

    I follow you on Google Reader.

  128. Courtney says:

    I liked your Facebook page.

  129. Courtney says:

    I follow Taste and Tell on Pinterest.

  130. Misty Flanigan says:

    Happy Birthday! Love reading this! So happy I found you on Pinterest!

  131. Misty Flanigan says:

    Excited to have you on my Facebook likes!

  132. Misty Flanigan says:

    Following you on Pinterest too!

  133. Misty Flanigan says:

    Added you to my email as well. Thanks so much!

  134. LB says:

    Congratulations on reaching the 5 year mark!! The blondies look great – can’t wait to make them. My current favorite cook book is Rachael Ray’s 365.

  135. LB says:

    I follow you on Google Reader!

  136. LB says:

    Now I follow on Pinterest, too.

  137. Chels R. says:

    Happy 5 year anniversary!!! That is such a wonderful accomplishment and you should be so proud of yourself! I love your blog!!!! And what a fun giveaway- I’ve been drooling over several of those books for awhile!

  138. Alaine says:

    I get email updates from Taste and Tell. The weather here is gray and rainy!

  139. Alaine says:

    I follow taste and tell on FB!

  140. Alaine says:

    I follow taste and tell on pintrest!

  141. Annalise says:

    Congrats on 5 years!!! What an exciting milestone. I haven’t been a reader here for very long, I admit, but I’m already a huge fan of this lovely space you have here.

    Oh and these cake batter blondies? They look amazing!

  142. Tammy says:

    I can’t wait to make these cake batter blondies, I love cake batter everything! Thank you for sharing!!

  143. Tammy says:

    I followed you on Pinterest! Happy Anniversary!

  144. Tammy says:

    I liked you on Facebook!

  145. Tammy says:

    I followed you on twitter….. I look forward to more delicious recipes!

  146. Dianna Belle says:

    Oh wow! 5 years, what an awesome present, and giving it away!

    I wanted to say how much I enjoy going to others Blogs after they spotlight here. (and your pictures just keep getting better and better)

    Thanks for sharing!

  147. Happy Blogiversary! So exciting! And thanks for sharing this yummy looking recipe! The Funfetti cake was always my favorite growing up so I think I will definitely have to make this 🙂

  148. grace says:

    5 years is an impressive feat–bravo!

  149. jlmor says:

    My favorite cookbook is one put out years ago. A regional cookbook called The Three Rivers Cookbook from Pittsburgh.

  150. Kristy says:

    Oh my goodness Deborah! Five years?! How exciting!!! Congratultions. I’m happy to have found you this past year. I enjoy your site, recipes and commentary. And I think these cake batter blondies could be my favorite thing ever. Yum!!! Congratulations. 😉

  151. Kristy says:

    I’m signed up to receive posts via email. 🙂

  152. Kristy says:

    Like you on FB!

  153. Kristy says:

    Following on Twitter. 🙂

  154. Kristy says:

    And on Pinterest. 🙂

  155. Leslie says:

    I follow Taste and Tell via Reader! 🙂

  156. Leslie says:

    Would love to win, so I can add to my growing cookbook collection!

  157. Janelle Belka says:

    Happy Birthday, I love your blog. I love cookbooks with all my heart too!

  158. Janelle Belka says:

    I signed up to receive email.

  159. Janelle Belka says:

    I now follow you on pinterest too

  160. Nicole says:

    I follow via Google Reader!

  161. Nicole says:

    I like T&T on FB!

  162. Tasha says:

    Congratulations on 5 years of blogging, Deborah!

  163. Jocelyn Walker says:

    Congratulations are in order on celebrating 5 Years of sharing with us your readers! A super blogsite! I follow you on Facebook & Pinterest. Best of luck for the future.

  164. Lisa S says:

    I am going to make the blondies for Easter. They are so festive!

  165. Lisa S says:

    I like taste and tell on fb

  166. Lisa S says:

    I follow you on Pinterest and I am really hoping I win!!

  167. Robin Thomas says:

    I’ve have tried a few of your recipes, and have a few more I want to try.

  168. Haley Burke says:

    Congrats!! My favorite cookbook is “Baked: new frontiers in baking”

  169. angela says:

    i like you on Facebook

  170. angela says:

    i like you on twitter

  171. angela says:

    yay i love cookbooks

  172. Shanna says:

    Cake batter anything sounds amazing!

  173. Julie says:

    fabulous giveaway have a great weekend we are headed to disney:)

  174. Julie says:

    email subscriber

  175. Julie says:

    like you o n FB
    julie hebb

  176. Julie says:

    follow you ontwitter

  177. Julie says:

    follow you on pinterest
    julie hebb

  178. Jennifer | Mother Thyme says:

    Happy Anniversary! Your blog is truly an inspiration! Cheers to many more great years ahead! 🙂 These cake batter blondies are definitely going on my list to try. I have a weak spot for anything cake batter.

  179. Jennifer | Mother Thyme says:

    I follow you on Pinterest. 🙂

  180. Jennifer | Mother Thyme says:

    I follow you via email.

  181. Jennifer | Mother Thyme says:

    I follow you on FB.

  182. Jennifer | Mother Thyme says:

    I follow you on Twitter.

  183. Janell says:

    I recently made your General Tso’s Chicken and it was soooo yummy!!

  184. Kelli says:

    Congrats on your 5 years!

    My new favorite word…puffalicious!

  185. Suzie says:

    I have made the cake mix blondies myself. Mine are similar to yours, but I think I like the added white chocolate chips better. Thanks for the recipe!

  186. Congrats on 5 years Deborah! I am so happy I stumbled upon your blog several years ago because I have enjoyed following you along on your adventures in and out of the kitchen! Here’s to many more years!

  187. Sarah H.P. says:

    These look super good and would be a great twist on a birthday treat!!

  188. Susan B says:

    My favorite cookbooks are Southern Living Cookbooks. Congratulations on 5 years!!! Thanks for the opportunity!

  189. Jessica M. says:

    Congrats on your anniversary! It’s amazing how life can change in 5 years and take you somewhere you literally could not have dreamed up on your own. Cheers to your NEXT five years :o)

  190. Andrea D. says:

    My favorite cookbook is the Betty Crocker Cookbook that was given to me from my grandparents (who are now deceased). I will treasure it forever. Thanks for the chance to enter.

  191. Andrea D. says:

    I am an email subscriber of yours. Thanks for the chance to enter.

  192. Andrea D. says:

    I am a facebook fan of yours. Thanks for the chance to enter.

  193. Andrea D. says:

    I am a pinterest follower of yours. Thanks for the chance to enter.

  194. shron clifton says:

    My favorite cookbook is a pair of Doubleday Cook books that tell you how to make EVERYTHING, from chili to baklava and beyond

  195. Amy K says:

    Congratulations and Happy 5th Blogiversary!

  196. Amanda S says:

    Congrats on 5 years! I love this blog 🙂 Also, all great cookbooks – I would love to win!

  197. Amanda S says:

    I follow via reader!

  198. Amanda S says:

    And twitter 🙂

  199. Barbara Leckstein says:

    New to your blog – can’t imagine why it took me so long to find you, but really glad I did. Congrats on your blogday. Here’s to another 100.

  200. Renee Boudreau says:

    Congrats and happy b-day!! So happy I found your blog!

  201. you know you were one of the first blogs i was drawn to when i started blogging some 4 years ago.
    i thought, how fabulous it is to find other people who are foodies and love to mix the salty with the sweet. here on cape cod, there are not many restaurants nor foodies, so i found my love via the food blogging world.
    here’s to another fabulous 5 years Deb!

  202. i follow you everywhere….
    hell i’d follow you home too…..

  203. Congratulations, Deb!!! Here’s to another 5 years!!!

  204. Lauren says:

    Happy blog birthday! I have Pioneer Woman’s first cookbook and LOVE it!

  205. Lauren says:

    I follow on Twitter :). @hippiedogco

  206. Awesome, I love Joy the Baker!!

  207. Corisa says:

    Just finishing spring cleaning on Saturday afternoon and entering this cookbook giveaway has definately boosted my energy!

  208. Miranda C. says:

    Congrats! Absolute beautiful blog! I love the gooseberry cookbooks

  209. Miranda C. says:

    Subscribed to the e-mail

  210. Miranda C. says:

    Following on Facebook

  211. Miranda C. says:

    Following on pinterest

  212. Mercedes says:

    Wow, congratulations on 5 years and what a fantastic giveaway! It is so inspiring to see so many bloggers with their very own cookbooks! Thank you!

  213. Kristin says:

    Unless I’m the winner…I’m already jealous of whoever wins this too! Great cookbooks!!

  214. Mercedes says:

    I follow Taste and Tell via email

  215. Kristin says:

    I’m an email subscriber!

  216. Mercedes says:

    I follow Taste and Tell on Twitter

  217. Kristin says:

    I’ve liked Taste and Tell on Facebook!!

  218. Mercedes says:

    I follow Taste and Tell on Facebook

  219. Mercedes says:

    I follow Taste and Tell on Pinterest

  220. Kristin says:

    I’m following on Twitter!

  221. Kristin says:

    I’m following your great boards on Pinterest!

  222. YarnBabe says:

    Cake Batter Blondies look like a blast!

  223. Beth says:

    Hooray for 5 years! Those blondies are looking super yummy. Kind of wish I had seen the post BEFORE I had gone grocery shopping instead of after! 🙂

  224. Beth says:

    Also following you on Pinterest! 🙂

  225. Jessica says:

    Cannot wait to try out your recipes! My kids would love the cake batter blondies! My favorite cookbook, so far, is the Tartine Bakery cookbook because though the recipes are a challenge, the results are delicious!!

  226. jan clark says:

    following you on twitter

  227. jan clark says:

    following you on facebook

  228. jan clark says:

    following you on pinterest

  229. jan clark says:

    i have so many cookbooks, it’s hard to say which is my favorite!

  230. Deb says:

    I subscribe to your blog and enjoy your posts!

  231. Rachel K says:

    I have 2 family cookbooks that I love! I love seeing who submitted the recipe (aunts and cousins) and trying things I know they loved.

  232. Rachel K says:

    I’m folllowing you on Pinterest!

  233. Rachel K says:

    I “like” you on facebook!

  234. Julie says:

    Love the blog, congrats on 5 years!

  235. Julie says:

    Following on twitter!

  236. Heather Spooner says:

    I love Pioneer Woman’s last cookbook and am excited to take a look at her new one. Thanks for the great giveaways!
    heatherspooner1981 at gmail dot com

  237. Heather Spooner says:

    I follow Taste and Tell on Facebook. Thanks!
    heatherspooner1981 at gmail dot com

  238. Linsey Curtis says:

    Congratulations on your 5 year anniversary! Since I met you and found out about your blog, I have loved it! So many wonderful recipes! I can’t wait to try out these Blondies. 🙂

  239. Linsey Curtis says:

    And I follow you on facebook!

  240. Melanie F says:

    Awesome giveaway, thanks! A few of my favorite cookbooks are some of the classics: Moosewood Cookbook, Fannie Farmer, Great Good Food, and Better Homes and Gardens.

  241. Melanie F says:

    Bonus entry: I follow your “shameless self-promotion” board on Pinterest. Just repinned this recipe 🙂

  242. Amy says:

    Saw The Pioneer Woman’s second cookbook at costco the other day. How exciting it’s out with great new recipes!

  243. Stephanie says:

    Found your blog recently and made the Best Strawberry Bread. It was amazing

  244. Stephanie says:

    I follow on Facebook

  245. Mary Schwandt says:

    What a great giveaway. One can never have too many cookbooks!

  246. Ruth says:

    Congrats on 5 years! Love your recipes!

  247. van pham says:

    I don’t have a favorite cookbook because I find so many recipes online I want to try that sometimes I don’t even think of looking through my cookbooks.

    Congrats on 5 years!

  248. Happy birthday to you! What a fun giveaway 🙂 Your red velvet cheeseball was amazing!

  249. And I also follow you on Pinterest!

  250. Cait says:

    Thanks again for a great recipe! Love recommending your blog after my successful endeavors in the kitchen! Made easy yesterday for a birthday treat for my brother – him and his college roommates are sure to enjoy and my daughters had a blast making them!

  251. whitney says:

    Yay! congratulations.

  252. Kelly S. says:

    I follow via reader

  253. Kelly S. says:

    Congratulations! These books all look awesome!

  254. Joanne says:

    Isn’t it so amazing how much blogging can change you and your life? And kind of be the best thing ever? I’m SO glad we “met” through blogging…your posts are always a bright spot in my day! Happy bloggiversary love!

  255. Loooove Joy the Baker. My favorite ever cookbook? My baking passion kinda started with the Williams Sonoma dessert cookbook <3

  256. Mindy says:

    I love your blog! I have tried a few of your recipes. I think the versatility, blogger spotlights, ideas for dinner, and the awesome desserts are all fantastic! Thanks for a great blog!

  257. Mindy says:

    I follow you on pinterest.

  258. Mindy says:

    I follow you on facebook too.

  259. Heather says:

    These look amazing!

    I just added your blog to my reader!

  260. Heather says:

    I just “liked” you on facebook.

  261. Heather says:

    I’m now following you on Twitter (I’m heathernabers)

  262. Heather says:

    And last, but not least, I’m following you on Pinterest (where I found this delicious looking recipe!).

  263. Heather says:

    I’ve just recently gotten into cookbooks. I LOVED the Pioneer Woman’s first one, and I just purchased two Dorie Greenspan cook books on Amazon for $5.87. I was very excited about that!

  264. Wow. These look incredible. Everyone in my office LOVES funfetti and I have definitely caught the bug. I may have to convince someone to make these for my birthday this month! Happy Anniversary!

  265. jennifer says:

    love the blog!! can’t wait to see what you’ll come up with next!

  266. Marty says:

    Just started following your blog through reader. Keep it up, girl!

  267. Marty says:

    and liked you on fb! 🙂

  268. Marty says:

    …and started following you on Pinterest. This is an awesome giveaway! I’m excited for whoever wins.

  269. Ana says:

    Fun twist on fun-fetti! Congrats 🙂
    I’m now following you on twitter!

  270. Emma says:

    I am a sucker for anything blondie. Not being a huge fan of chocolate (which I dread mentioning whenever I work up the nerve to), I can’t always go the brownie route. Blondies fill that soft, chewy and sweet hole that nothing else can quite replace. And it’s become a bit of an obsession – I’ve made versions for Halloween, Nutella Day, Thanksgiving…I think it’s now officially a problem. A yummy, crazy problem. 🙂 I’m definitely bookmarking these to make for my coworkers for some reason or another 🙂

  271. Dana says:

    Those look really cute! Works for Easter too with the pastel sprinkles! Yum

  272. Melissa G says:

    I’m a fan of yours and PW. Too many good recipes on each to narrow it down to JUST 1.

  273. Heather Dilldine says:

    Happy Birthday! 5 years is a great accomplishment. I love your blog!

  274. Dawn says:

    Happy 5 years! Cant wait to try the recipe!

  275. Denise B. says:

    Wow! Congrats for 5 years!

  276. Jessica M. says:

    These blondies look amazing, and easy! Love the fact that they’re made in an 8×8. Congrats on 5 years!

  277. Erin H. says:

    Wow! 5 years? That’s really awesome. I just bought a cookbook called Paletas…I think it’s gonna be one of my new favorites. 🙂

  278. Erin H. says:

    following you on Pinterest!

  279. Erin H. says:

    liked on facebook!

  280. It is cold here today despite being spring 🙁 But I can’t wait to try these!!

  281. Congratulations on 5 years, what an accomplishment. As for the blondies, yum! 🙂

  282. Brian Head says:

    My favorite cookbook is definitely Everyday Italian by Giada DiLaurentiis 🙂

  283. Brian Head says:

    I also follow you on facebook

  284. Brian Head says:

    I follow you on twitter

  285. Brian Head says:

    And lastly I follow all of your pinning boards on pinterest. Thank you so much for this opportunity!

  286. Alicia says:

    Great recipe! I love cake-flavored things, especially ones with sprinkles.

  287. Alicia says:

    Following via twitter.. hoping for that Joy the Baker cookbook!

  288. Alicia says:

    And liked on Facebook! 🙂

  289. Alicia says:

    Subscribed on RSS!

  290. Marilyn says:

    The cake batter blondies AND the cookbooks look fabulous! Thanks for the chance!

  291. Aggie says:

    You were one of the pioneer food blogs for me. I read religiously every day. Im so happy that 5 years later I can call you a friend!

    Congratulations!! You work hard and it shows. Thank you!!!


    Oh…and the weather? 91 today. I know…

  292. Congratulations dear friend!! You are a food blog champion in my mind!!!! And I don’t have any of those books so I would love to win them 🙂

  293. I just ‘pinned’ these blondies! Yummo!

  294. I follow your blog via reader.

  295. I follow you on pinterest!

  296. I now follow you on Facebook as well.

  297. Amy says:

    This looks fantastic! I cannot wait to try it out this weekend.

  298. Amy says:

    I’m following you on Pinterest

  299. Amy says:

    Great idea for Easter!

  300. Angie Ballard says:

    HI I absolutely LOVED making the cake batter blondies and my son kc’s them too!! I’m really hoping I can win the cook books cuz I absolutely love baking and cooking, and being a single mother I usually never have money to buy any cookbooks!! I always have to write the recipes I like and see online, which is very time consuming, especially when u have a child with disabilities like I DO!!! SO wish me luck!! And thank you very much for this opportunity I really appreciate IT more than you know!! Thanks again!! God bless you!!! 🙂

  301. Kim Kortenbaach says:

    Happy 5th! Those blondes look heavenly and I’m thinking a perfect spring break backyard bbq treat. I have an addiction that I suspect we all share, I’m addicting to making and trying new foods so I really enjoy your blog and living in the 21st century where things like this can exist yet I totally love good old-fashioned hand me down type of recipes. We’ve got the best of both worlds!


  302. Amy says:

    My favorite cookbooks are my collection of Korean cookbooks from my mother-in-law

  303. Erin says:

    Congrats on 5 years! Great way to celebrate and all those cookbooks look amazing

  304. Erin says:

    I subscribe to your RSS feed

  305. Erin says:

    I follow you on Twitter

  306. Erin says:

    I like you on Facebook

  307. Erin says:

    I follow you on Pinterest

  308. Wow, five years? CONGRATS! 🙂 These blondies look like the perfect way to celebrate.

  309. Sayoni says:


    This is a really easy and awesome recipe, and I’d love to try it out. However, I can’t find yellow cake mix anywhere 🙁 I was wondering if it would work with lemon cake mix. And if so, what quantity in grams will be required?

    Cheers 🙂

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