Monday, November 11, 2013

Holiday Baking with Lucky Leaf - Giveaway!!!


Can you believe the Holidays are almost here? And you know what that means. It means shopping, baking, cooking, and most importantly getting together with the ones you love.

Well, here we are, another Lucky Leaf giveaway and more yumminess being whipped up in the kitchen.

The folks at Lucky Leaf sent me a really cute baking kit, which included the sweetest little ceramic pie bird and of course delicious pie fillings.  I can never have enough and always have cans in my pantry.


From the recipes included in the kit, I picked, or rather the family immediately picked the Caramel Apple Pie.  Can't get more American than Apple Pie right?

Oh my, this was delicious, my brother enjoyed a big slice before heading off to work and my sister in law even had two slices, it was that good.

Caramel Apple Pie
Source:  Lucky Leaf
Serves: 8
Cook Time: 45 minutes

2 prepared pie crusts
221-ounce cans LUCKY LEAF® Premium Apple Pie Filling
½ teaspoon nutmeg
½ teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon all spice
12 Kraft® caramel squares
1 teaspoon milk
½ cup chopped pecans


Preheat oven to 425°F. Place one pie crust in a baking dish.
Combine spices with LUCKY LEAF Apple Pie Filling. Pour apple mixture into crust.

Melt caramels and milk in microwave-safe bowl for about a minute, stirring twice. Pour melted caramels over the Apple Pie Filling.

Place pecans on top and cover with the second crust. Vent crust for baking.
Brush top of pie crust with the beaten egg wash and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon of sugar.
Brush top of pie crust with the beaten egg wash and sprinkle with 1-teaspoon sugar. Bake for 45 minutes.


So good!

Aside from all the great holiday baking that is to come, Lucky Leaf is also running a Lucky 13 Recipe contest.

The Lucky 13 Recipe Contest begins on November 6th.  Enter your best original recipe using Lucky Leaf® Pie Filling for a chance to win one of 13 great prizes, including the $2,500 grand prize! Please submit your recipe between November 6th and December 2nd. Qualified recipes will be on display in the recipe gallery on the Lucky Leaf Facebook page starting on December 3rd.

AND to top it all off, Lucky Leaf is also generously giving away a baking kit to a lucky winner.  You will receive a can of Lucky Leaf pie filling, a recipe card, a ceramic pie bird and two pie slice boxes and forks.

Now doesn't that make you want to get in the kitchen and bake???

== Contest is open to all US Residents.  Giveaway runs through Monday, November 18th 2013 and I will draw a winner using

== Please leave a comment including a way to contact you if you are picked as the winner.....keep in mind that if you don't claim your prize within 2 days, I will pick another winner.

Good Luck, and Happy Baking!!!


  1. I love Lucky Leaf & love baking. Hope I win!

    Thank you :)

  2. i loev using lucky leaf for my holiday pies! that little pie bird is so cute!

    dtdady at gmail dot com

  3. I have only tried Luck Leaf once because I just found a store close to me that carries it! It was the blackberry and it was delish! Thanks for always sharing Sandra!

  4. What a sweet little pie bird! I haven't tried their filling yet, but would love to. Pie is my favorite! Often I ask for birthday pie rather than cake. :)

  5. Wow! That looks so tasty! Would love that little pie bird as well!


  6. Ok, my mouth is watering now. That looks soooo good! Thanks for the giveaway.

  7. Oh I just love the pie bird. vera khule at gmail dot com

  8. One thing i haven't tried to bake yet... apple pie! I think this calls for an adventure!!! So excited for the chance!

  9. I've never seen lucky leaf at my local store but it looks delicious. I have a friend who makes homemade apple pies for the holidays. I would love to make this one and give him a run for his money!

  10. Love baking pies! This kit looks fun! contact:

  11. Love pies, and pie birds are so cute!

  12. I love this giveaway.I make pies all the time and use lucky leaf.Thank you for hosting the giveaway!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  13. What a great giveaway right before the biggest pie time in our family's year! Thanksgiving!

  14. I love this! The bird is so cute!!

  15. use Lucky Leaf all the time
    thanks for the giveaway

  16. I love baking, and lucky leaf seems to be very high quality. Plus that pie bird is just adorable!

    alexis51 at

  17. WE aren't pie people, because I haven't ever figured out how to make a really good pie crust LOL! Store bought crusts just don't taste good, so I make cobblers and crisps, usually peach or apple. Wonder how tasty the caramel apple pie filling would be as a crisp? MMmmmmm now I got the wheels turning. I'd love to win then I would have one dessert already planned for either thanksgiving or Christmas.

    My e-mail is on my google profile if I win.

  18. I will be trying this apple pie for Thanksgiving! Love the cute litle bird!!

  19. I'm a fan of Lucky Leaf, thanks to you, Sandra!

  20. I've never used Lucky Leaf before, but it looks delicious and how cute is that little bird!!!

    My email is

  21. caramel apple pie sounds too good to be true

    daniellex at gmail dot com

  22. Who doesn't love apple pie, but I just cooked 10 pumpkins yesterday, so I am seeing some pumpkin pies in our future!
    Kimberly in NC
    knchock at yahoo

  23. Love the bird! So cute!

  24. what an adorable bird and thanks for the giveaway!

    ykatrina at hotmail dot com

  25. I'm the designated dessert maker among my friends, so all of this would be great to win!

  26. This pie looks so good and the little bird is adorable. So nice of you and Lucky Leaf to offer the giveaway.

  27. Yes! feel like baking something now :)

  28. That pie sounds so good!

    j_wilson04 at yahoo dot com

  29. This looks so yummy! I can't wait to look through my recipes to see what I can enter. And thanks for the chance to win. I love pie birds. They are so sweet

    immortalb4 at gmail dot com

  30. I've been baking so much already since the weather turned cool. Yesterday I made a delicious Apple Butter Cheesecake Pie.
    ...and I've always wanted a pie bird!

  31. I would absolutely LOVE to win this! Thank you so much for offering such a wonderful giveaway. *fingers crossed*


  32. I used a can of LL blueberry pie filling for a recipe yesterday. What a cute giveaway. Who doesn't love a pie bird! I love your blogs.

  33. Ooops. Contact info. sorry!