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Celebrate More Fall Pillsbury Baking Giveaway! (closed)

Pillsbury Fall Giveaway

Fall is the start of baking season for many of us. As the weather gets cooler and the holidays approach, we are inspired to turn on our ovens and get out our spices. Even cake and cookie mixes can get into the fall spirit, and new Pillsbury® seasonal Caramel Apple and Pumpkin mixes are the perfect example. They have seasonal flavors that fit in perfectly with the fall weather, but let you cut down on some of the time you have to spend in the kitchen when it comes to entertaining. To kick-start the holiday baking season, I teamed up with Pillsbury to host a fall giveaway that includes lots of goodies that will allow you to celebrate more – and celebrate better!

The fall giveaway includes:

  • One Pillsbury Caramel Apple Cake Mix
  • One Caramel Apple Cookie Mix
  • One Caramel Apple Frosting
  • One Perfectly Pumpkin Cake Mix
  • One Pumpkin Crème Cake with Vanilla Frosting
  • One Perfectly Pumpkin Cookie Mix
  • 100 dollar Visa or American Express gift card

Total estimated giveaway value: $115

To enter the contest, just leave a comment below and tell me what your favorite fall dessert to bake is. The winner of the contest will be chosen at random, so those who love to bake classic pumpkin pies will have just as much chance of winning as those who prefer pecan! The contest ends at midnight Sunday, October 20th and one winner will be randomly selected from the entries at that time. Don’t forget to fill in your e-mail on the comment form (it will not be made public), as that is how I will contact the winner, and good luck to everyone!

And if you need some inspiration when it comes to putting those mixes to good use, try my Salted Caramel Apple Mug Cake for a salty-sweet dessert that takes only 3 minutes to make and is perfect for fall!

©/® The J.M. Smucker Company. Pillsbury is a trademark of The Pillsbury Company, LLC, used under license.

Update: Congrats to Whitney! This contest is now closed. Thanks to everyone who participated!

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242 Comments
  • Teresa
    October 16, 2013

    My favorite fall dessert? Too many to choose from: pies made from fresh-harvested apples and blueberries, pumpkin bread studded with nuts and cranberries and chocolate, crisps and cobblers!

  • Tegan
    October 16, 2013

    German Apple Pancake!! (though to be honest, I’ll make it any time I have apples, but especially in the fall)

  • Rachal
    October 16, 2013

    Pumpkin pie

  • Suzi
    October 16, 2013

    Pumpkin cake with honey cream cheese frosting (Martha Stewart)

  • greta
    October 16, 2013

    apple cider donuts, pumpkin spice muffins and the favorites list goes on….

  • Di
    October 16, 2013

    My new favorite Autumn dessert is Apple Spice Cake with Caramel Mousse!

  • Natasha
    October 16, 2013

    My favorite Fall dessert is definitely pumpkin bread! Or anything pumpkin, really!

  • Amanda
    October 16, 2013

    My all time favorite fall dessert to bake is pumpkin bread with a cream cheese orange ribbon

  • Erika W.
    October 16, 2013

    My fav fall dessert is pumpkin chocolate chip cookies!

  • Heather M.
    October 16, 2013

    Pumpkin pie, anything pumpkin really!

  • Katie Rose
    October 16, 2013

    Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Icing!

  • Tina M
    October 16, 2013

    Pumpkin Cheesecake

  • Kayla
    October 16, 2013

    I enjoy baking pumpkin crunch cake!

  • Carolyn G
    October 16, 2013

    Definitely Apple Pie is my favorite thing to cook for fall

  • Maureen Wilkins
    October 16, 2013

    Pumpkin white chocolate chip muffins

  • KAte
    October 16, 2013

    When the weather starts getting colder I stark baking more in general since I’m less inclined to use my (super terrible and inefficient about heat retention because it’s cheap because we rent) oven in the summer when it’s already hot. I tend to gravitate towards chocolate things. Last year my fall go to treat was single serve chocolate lava cakes. I can’t wait to see what this year’s will turn out to be!

  • Allison
    October 16, 2013

    My favorite fall baking is apple crisp.

  • Kimberly
    October 16, 2013

    Yay, fall baking!!! Baked apples with caramel… pumpkin spice muffins… turtle cheesecake… I can’t wait to get started!!!

  • Shannon McClear
    October 17, 2013

    My version of pumpkin “dump” cake – the pumpkin pie layer is sweetened with dulce du leche (I make my own by boiling a can of sweetened condensed milk) and bourbon, and the cake mix on top is spice cake mix with melted butter, oats, and pecans! I am not allowed to show up to our Harvest potluck without it!

  • Heather
    October 17, 2013

    I love fall baking. My favorite fall dessert to bake is Apple Snickerdoodle Cobbler.

  • Bianca @ Sweet Dreaming
    October 17, 2013

    pumpkin whoopie pies!

  • Joanna from Colorado
    October 17, 2013

    I love to bake pumpkin scones when fall comes around!

  • Anna Pry
    October 17, 2013

    i make chocolate chip pumpkin muffins for fall

  • Whitney Wilson
    October 17, 2013

    I love to eat the pumpkin rolls made from a family recipe. They are more labor-intensive than I am used to, but I was able to figure out how to make them come out pretty tasty! I am also excited to make the pumpkin brownies with pecans found on this website – I got the ingredients last night. Wish me luck!

  • Roxanna Wheelock
    October 17, 2013

    Cream cheese pumpkin squares. Yummy

  • Laura Rowell
    October 17, 2013

    Sweet potato bread fresh from the oven is my favorite!

  • CarolAnn
    October 17, 2013

    Pumpkin Pie Cake.

  • Torry
    October 17, 2013

    I LOVE baking a pumpkin streusel pie.
    It’s so delicious and has great texture, and is delicious warm from the oven with whipped cream!

  • Regina
    October 17, 2013

    Classic pumpkin pie.

  • karen
    October 17, 2013

    My favorite fall dessert is technically not dessert–pumpkin bread. I also love apple anything. I love the smell of baking/cooking when you walk in from outside in the fall. I saw a recipe the other day for a Caramel Apple Cookie Cobbler which I am going to make as soon as I go to the store and get some Caramel Apple Cookie Mix.

  • Christina C.
    October 17, 2013

    I love baking apple pie. 🙂

  • Tori
    October 17, 2013

    Always apple pie! All the time! My favorite. 🙂

  • HELENE TRAPPER
    October 17, 2013

    I just love anything pumpkin! I love a big bowl of homemade pumpkin ice cream topped with caramel sauce and whipped topping. Another dessert I love since childhood is Dutch Apple Pie. I just love the smell of Fall!

  • Jennifer Lowe
    October 17, 2013

    can’t beat a good, old-fashioned apple pie!

  • Whitney Lindeman
    October 17, 2013

    Anything salted caramel or apple cinnamon is my favorite!

  • Kern Hough
    October 17, 2013

    Pumpkin Scones with cinnamon drizzle

  • Nicole
    October 17, 2013

    caramel apple cookie

  • Desiree H
    October 17, 2013

    I LOVE these pumpkin bars with cream cheese icing!! They are delicious! I look forward to them each year!!

    ***Thanks SO much for the giveaway!! I really want to win to give this to my mom and sister for their birthday’s coming up in the next few weeks! Thanks!!!***
    Desiree

    http://www.pillsbury.com/recipes/pumpkin-spice-bars-with-cream-cheese-frosting/57e53dff-c7d1-4de4-bcf2-937626e0dae6

  • TERRY
    October 17, 2013

    I look forward to my mother in law’s chocolate pie ! She even uses egg whites stirred as the topping ! It is SO good!
    thanks for the giveaway-

  • Julie B
    October 17, 2013

    I like to make the peanut butter and butterscotch balls made with kellogg’s frosted flakes. These are VERY good especially if you like peanut butter!

  • Missy
    October 17, 2013

    Magic Cookie bars with mixed nuts and butterscotch chips or pumpkin spice woopie pies with honey cream filling. Both DELISH!!

  • tk
    October 17, 2013

    I love baking pecan pies and morning glory muffins!

  • Eric Risner
    October 18, 2013

    We love brownies.

  • Doris
    October 18, 2013

    Pecan pies are my fave! Pick me!!!!!!!!!!

  • Mariam
    October 18, 2013

    I am a sucker for cheesecakes.

  • Wade
    October 18, 2013

    Sign me up , please. I enjoy brownies and apple pies most of the time.

  • Linda
    October 18, 2013

    I can never say no to a pumpkin pie! Just love it!

  • Norma
    October 18, 2013

    My favorite fall dessert is pecan pie 🙂

  • LAMusing
    October 18, 2013

    I love to make bread pudding in the fall. So good when it’s warm and drizzled with custard sauce or topped with whipped cream.

  • Priscilla
    October 18, 2013

    My favorite would have to be Pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting drizzled along with chopped pecans.