Father’s Day is swiftly approaching and it’s time we thought about how to treat those special men in our lives! Whether it’s your father, your brother, your uncle, nephew, grandpa or simply a father-figure, he deserves to be pampered! And I don’t know about the men in your life, but the men in mine love food. It’s one of the easiest ways to connect with them and brighten their day. Whenever a holiday approaches, I always take the time to plan the perfect menu for the event so every guest is impressed with the spread of options.
In our house, we usually treat Dad to a delicious breakfast complete with fresh & crisp homemade waffles, a big stack of buttery pancakes, bacon & sausage, and fresh fruit. After breakfast, we usually do something active together, like take a long walk through the neighborhood, ride our bikes on a local trail, or have a pool party with his closest friends. And I always make sure to have plenty of baked goods on hand for my Dad’s sweet tooth!
Using Krusteaz products for holiday meal planning is one of my favorite tricks, and Father’s Day is no exception! Krusteaz has a generous line of cookie & bar mixes, muffin mixes, and pancake & waffle mixes to satisfy every kind of sweet tooth. My favorite part of using Krusteaz mixes is that they’re so versatile and can be customized to anyone’s personal preference. By adding say, chocolate chips to their Cinnamon Crumb Cake, or tossing in lemon zest to their Blueberry Muffins, it’s such an easy way to tailor to your family’s favorite flavor combinations.
Whether you’re throwing Dad a special party on Father’s Day, spending time with him, or sending him off to golf with his buddies, here are some delicious recipes to treat him!
Southern Fried Chicken & Cheddar Bacon Waffles – Dad will love this Southern classic with a modern twist – flavored, savory waffles!
Cinnamon Rolls – No one will know that these fluffy, cinnamon-packed rolls started with a Krusteaz mix!
Coconut Orange Pancakes – Transport Dad to a tropical beach without leaving your home with this easy twist on pancakes!
Chocolate Chip Crumb Cake – Chocolate chips take this cinnamon crumb cake to a whole new level! Perfect if your pops is a chocolate lover!
Mini Corndogs – Krusteaz’s Buttermilk Pancake Mix makes an easy corndog batter in this awesome family favorite. Serve them up alongside plenty of condiments!
Cuban Focaccia Sandwich – For a backyard pool party, cut these sandwiches into slider size! Stack them onto a cake stand for an impressive display.
BBQ Chicken Flatbread – Pizza is always a winning choice for Dads!
Pretzel Toffee Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies – Send Dad off to a game of golf with a big bag of these irresistible cookies! Pretzels add a delightful salty bite to these sweet treats.
Peanut Butter & Jelly Bars – These satisfying bars are great to pack for a long Father’s Day hike or bike ride!
Double Trouble Chocolate Cookies – Any guy would love these soft and chewy cookies! Sprinkle in a teaspoon of instant espresso powder for a little caffeinated jolt!
Snickerdoodle Apple Pie Bites – Apple pie with a twist! Serve these bite-sized pies for dessert to finish off a wonderful day of celebrating Dad!
Serve up a delicious array of these treats and the men in your life are sure to feel loved! You can also view this on Krusteaz’s website and explore their blog for more recipe ideas!
Enjoy, and Happy Baking!!
Stacy Michalek says
Hi..Quick question..on your galactic crunch the term “small bag” can be a tough one, im prepared to make them for fathers day and as im unwrapping the candy one thing is bugging me..the number of bars. Do you remember aprox how many snack size bars you used? Thanks for the help!!!
Hi Stacy, I don’t remember the exact amount of candy bars – I’m sorry! I believe it’s an 11 ounce bag if that helps… maybe 20-25 candy bars total?