Fun Pancakes – GF Bisquick Giveaway (CLOSED)

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Happy Halloween! We took an opportunity to try the new Gluten-Free Bisquick to make some pumpkin-shaped pancakes this weekend.

I had seen the new Bisquick Gluten Free Pancake and Baking Mix at the grocery stores, but didn’t buy a box. I checked the price ($4.49 at my grocery store), the size of the box (16 oz.), and decided to wait until I needed a gluten-free baking mix. (I usually keep my pantry stocked with Pamela’s Baking and Pancake Mix.) Then, I received an email offering me a free sample of the Gluten-Free Bisquick mailed to me with a fun prize pack from Bisquick. I was happy to try the baking mix, but was impressed with the prize pack that came with it, too.The cast iron Swedish pancake pan looked interesting, but I haven’t actually tried it yet.

Instead we had fun making a variety of fun shapes with the Tovolo Pancake Pen. This is a great kitchen gadget for letting the kids join in on the fun. It really makes it so easy to create any shape you want. Since it was close to Halloween, we decided to make fun jack-o-lanterns. We used chocolate chips on some and cut bacon pieces for others. It was an instant hit! My husband got in on the act, too, and made ghosts, spiders, letters, etc. I can’t tell you how many pancakes it made because they were all so oddly sized and shaped. I made a double batch using 2 cups of the mix, and it was enough to feed my family of four.

The Bisquick is certainly different from the usual mix we use, as you would expect just by looking at the ingredients [Rice Flour, Sugar, Leavening (baking soda, sodium acid pyrophosphate, monocalcium phosphate), Modified Potato Starch, Salt, Xanthan Gum. May Contain Soy Ingredients.]. The Bisquick is sweeter and has a finer texture. My kids were so excited about the shapes, they didn’t even seem to notice a difference in taste. The one drawback of the Bisquick pancakes is that it didn’t seem to brown very easily. We increased the temperature on our electric skillet to 400° F and it still took a while for it to turn golden brown. My husband did find that using butter to grease the skillet helped with the taste and browning.

Would I buy the product? Probably on occasion. Bisquick is easy to use and tastes good. My only hesitation is the price. I might overlook the price if I felt that it had better nutritional quality or better taste than other options. No matter what, it’s nice to know there are numerous options for gluten-free baking mixes. I’ll probably buy some more so I can try some of the recipes they have on the Bisquick Gluten Free website. I found a couple that would be nice for the holidays: Mushroom-Pecan appetizers and Russian Tea Cakes for dessert.

Giveaway. So how about you? Have you tried the new Bisquick Gluten Free? Would you like to try it? Bisquick has offered to give away the same sample prize pack I received to one eligible CeliacFamily.com reader (legal residents of the US who are 18 years or older). The prize pack includes a 16 oz. box of Bisquick Gluten Free, a Pancake Pen, a cast iron Swedish pancake pan, and a silicone spatula.

How to Enter.

  • Leave a comment letting me know what you’d like to try making with the gluten-free Bisquick. Check out the recipes on their website, if you need ideas.
  • You can receive bonus entries for letting your friends know about the giveaway on Twitter, Facebook, or your blog. Just be sure to come back and leave an additional comment below letting us know where you mentioned it.
  • Make sure when you’re leaving a comment, that you put your email address in the appropriate box so that I can contact you if you win.

The giveaway will run from now until Nov. 10, 2010; 10 pm EST. The winner will be chosen using Random.org. The winner should respond within 48 hours after being contacted by email. If I’m unable to contact the winner, another winner will be chosen. We’d love for the winner to receive the prize before Thanksgiving, so it can be used to make breakfast for guests, appetizers, or biscuits for Thanksgiving dinner.

Find more product reviews of Bisquick Gluten Free online:

  • Linda at The Gluten-Free Homemaker tried out the pancakes on the cast iron skillet.
  • Kim at Gluten Free Is Life made delicious-looking Blueberry Scones with the Bisquick, yogurt and blueberries.
  • Heidi at Adventures of a Gluten Free Mom modified the mix by adding shortening and made a variety of exciting recipes, including Strawberry Shortcake, Coffee Cake, and Chicken Nuggets.
Categories : Food, Product Advisory



I haven’t seen this in stores yet, but I would use it in my old Bisquick recipes–like Broccoli Pie–where it’s used to thicken up the texture.


I’d like to make the Gluten Free Sausage Cheese Balls. Thanks.


I’d like to try making Peanut Butter pancakes with the new Bisquick


I would like to make chicken and dumplings.


I have gotten some great ideas on here!


I am looking for recipes that I can put together the night before and throw in the oven after work. I would like to try many of the casserole dishes and the Hearty Chicken Pot Pie.

Thank you for the entry,


my family would love the try the peanut butter pancakes!!


I have used it for frying chicken, deer meat,okra & gravy for my family of 4. We use about a 1/2 to 1 box per week! LOVE IT! I would like to try doing busquits, potpie & an apple cobbler!


I’ve been waiting to buy this too, based on the price. When I get some I’m going to make a green chile casserole that my mom always made when we were growing up.


blueberry pancakes


I would like to try their Impossibly Easy Cheeseburger Pie (Gluten Free) I looks good and easy and well, I don’t know how it taste but It can’t be bad with all of those good reviews.

Here’s the link to it. http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/gluten-free-impossibly-easy-cheeseburger-pie/d85099e2-c64c-4328-9206-a8ffc3483710


I would make strawberry shortcake yum


I would like to try the Impossibly Easy Taco Pie recipe using Bisquick’s Gluten Free Mix. That served with cold Mexican beer and Herb Alpert’s Tijuana Brass on the stereo to complete the South of the Border theme. Good eating and good drinking.

Hope to win!


mmmmmm……blueberry pancakes…..mmmmmmmm.


blueberry pancakes for me!!


I would like to make the Chicken and Dumplings, these are great for long, cold winter nights.


I would try the Russian Tea Cakes or Chicken Pot Pie.


I would make the Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake.


would male some waffles- make pizza, and some cchilicheese pie


I want to try to make their version of Chicken Pot Pie. Thank you for the giveaway!


Chicken and Dumplings (Gluten Free)


I would make some waffles!


I have used it and made some biscuits. If I get it again I would definitely make biscuits again, not sure what else. Very interested in the pancake pen, sounds fun!


I was so happy to see this post today. When I did my food shopping yesterday, I looked for the GF Bisquick, but couldn’t find it at the market. When I was a little girl, my mother made these funny-looking (but delicious) biscuits with Bisquick. My brother and I came to know and love these “boulder” biscuits. That is what these drop biscuits became known as (because of their rough appearance). I would love to be able to make “boulder” biscuits for my family!


I have tried Bisquick but haven’t been able to purchase more since I really can’t afford it. I would love to win a prize pack of Bisquick.


I would love to use the new Bisquick to make some fresh from the oven GF biscuits and lots of GF sausage balls!


I would love to make some Pumpkin Spice Pancakes!


I’d like to try the Cheese Garlic Bisuits.


I’d make Tato Cake. Mmmmmm


OOoh, Would love a chance to try this. Chicken soup with dumplings sound great right now and that is what I would try. And waffles. :)


i realy would love to make some blueberry pancakes


I would love to try it for GF sausage balls for Christmas time treats, and for chicken and dumplings. Yummy!


What a great solution for the grandparents who want to cook GF for the kids, but never have all the ingredients on hand! – Thanks for the post!


I haven’t seen the GF Bisquick in any of the markets that I frequent, but I would love to try the pancakes, waffles, biscuits, etc.!!! I haven’t been able to re-create a fluffly GF pancake, so that would be a great starting point!


I have an old Bisquick recipe oven fried chicken. I would love to try that.


I will make Cheese Garlic Biscuits (Gluten Free)


I love, love GF Bisquick. They make the best pancakes for our family.


like to make chicken and dumplings


I’d use it to make the biscuit dumplings on my famous chicken pot pie.



I used to adore a Bisquick coffeecake. I’d love to see if I could replicate that with the new gluten free version.


You know, I’d just love to make good old fashion biscuits! I’ve tried so many recipes that left me disappointed. I used to love Bisquick and I’d love to try them again.


We love pancakes so that is what I’d make first. Your lil ghost & punkin pancakes are adorable! :-)


I would like to make the impossible cheeseburger pie!


If I win, the Bisquick is going to my BFF who has celiac. If I were to keep it myself, we’d make pancakes or waffles. We love those in our house.


I posted on Facebook!


I used to use regular Bisquick to make Cheddar Garlic biscuits (a knock-off of Red Lobster’s biscuits). I miss making those, so that would probably be the first thing I’d try!

I had sent for the free sample, but we never got our coupon… our post office “loses” free coupons on us regularly. So I’d really like to try this!


I posted about this giveaway on the Celiac Community at LiveJournal



I certainly hope I win! We love this mix. It makes pancakes that taste like real pancakes.


Used to make a Chicken & dumpling with the regular that everyone liked…haven’t made it since going gluten free.


My 2yr is gluten sensitives and and we love making the pancakes as they taste amazing and my other kids do not know the difference. This week we are going to be trying the pizza crust.


I’d love to try the gluten free mix.



I would be excited to try that pancake pan! I would make blueberry or chocolate chip pancakes…mmm


Oh, the Chicken and Dumplings for sure! Yuuuummmmmyyy!!!


I would try waffles.



I really want to try maple walnut scones!


I saw this recipe and thought I might drool all over my screen. Chocolate-Cherry Angel Cake from the Health & Diet section. http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/chocolate-cherry-angel-cake/f042af6b-4078-42a5-8d5e-78cd3ce8d1ef



I’d really like to make the Gluten Free Sausage Cheese Balls.


Oooh, how exciting! I’d love to make biscuits with mushroom gravy! Or apple cinnamon pancakes! Or pot pie!


Pancakes all the way! My kids love them, but rarely get them for breakfast. It would be a fun treat to suprise them with! Bisquick is great.


I would love to try the Impossibly Easy Cheeseburger Pie to try to introduce my epileptic/adhd 10 yo picky eater to gluten free foods


I haven’t tried this yet but since I am still trying to perfect the perfect pancake, I’d love to try making them with this!


I would try the cheese garlic biscuits. They look like good cold-weather comfort food. :)


I’d love to try chocolate chip pancakes with the new Bisquick mix!


I’d like to try making some cinnamon rolls with this. :)


I use this as the topping on a shepherd’s pie.


i would make pumpkin pancakes!!!


I would have a hard time deciding what to make!! If I have to pick one thing it would be the Cheddar Garlic Biscuits, yum!


I want chicken and dumplings on a cold fall day!


Great giveaway- I especially love the pancake pen! I’d like to try the recipe for Russian Tea Cakes!


GF waffles would be great


We have just figured out that my 10 year old is celiac. Explains so much. I would make sausage balls with the Bisquick.


I think I’d like to try the cream cheese pound cake – Yum!


I’d love to try some apple pancakes with this! I’m getting major cravings just thinking about it…


I have a guy friend who has Celiac and I’m a vegetarian so I’d love to try something I could make that we both could eat!


I would like to make some homemade banana bread my version. I’m diabetic but, my sister & alot of my friends have celiac and, I would like to make it & give them the recipe if it works out. Thanks!!


I would like to try to make the cheese garlic biscuits


I am all about the blueberry pancakes <3 Hope I win!


id love to try the Easy Taco Pie recipe


I am so excited about this product I have been dreaming about what I am going to make. My mom would make Bisquick drop biscuits and top them with strawberries and whipped cream. I can’t wait to eat them again!!! Thank you Bisquick for thinking about your GF customers!


I’d like to make some biscuits for my mom who is gluten intolerent.


My family loves blueberry pancakes


I would like to try the Cheese Garlic Biscuits recipe.


I would love to make waffles


Cheese Garlic Biscuits!



I would definitely make pancakes of course!


I would also use the Gluten Free Bisquick to make waffles and crepes.


MMMMMM! the Cheese Garlic Biscuits (Gluten Free) sound yummy!


I’d love to try making the Cheese Garlic Biscuits! Thanks!


I wold like to make chicken and dumblings.


I’d just start out trying to make some smiley-face pancakes!


I want to make biscuits, as I can’t find the gluten-free biscuit mix I used to buy anywhere close now.


I would love to make the Cheese Garlic Biscuits (Gluten Free)


Sunday morning chocolate chip pancakes ( and I want to get a pancake pen )!


I would like to try to make a Impossible Pie Quiche with the Gluten free Bisquick.


I would like to make peanut butter pancakes.


I’d like to make a Bisquick Impossible pie(the one made with shredded zuchinni and tomato) I made one many yrs ago and would like to try one with the gluten free mix this time.


I would like to try to make some biscuits for my husband.


I’d love to try making the Impossibly Easy Cheeseburger Pie recipe – that looks so good!


I’d like to make the Gluten Free Sausage Cheese Balls.


i would love to make a breatfast bake with the bisquick, eggs, ham peppers and onions with melted cheese on top!!



I would love to make blueberry pancakes with the bisquick! suelee1998 @ gmail.com


The Impossibly Easy Chicken and Broccoli Pie sound yummy.

Thank you for the entry,


Quiche Lorraine (Gluten Free)is what I would like to try
thanks for the giveaway


I would like to make the impossibley easy breakfeast bake


The Russian Tea Cakes! Finally, I can really include my mother-in-law in my holiday cookie gifts!


gfc follower would love to try this


would make apple pancakes!


I’d love to try the Fruit Swirl Coffee Cake – looks delicious!


Hello, my name is Kayla, and I am a pancake addict. I am newly diagnosed celiac and I have been mourning the box of Bisquick that I had to gift to a friend. I would honestly just like to try my usual variation of their pancake recipe (1 cup Bisquick, 1 cup milk, 1 egg, 1 mashed banana), gluten-free.


Impossibly Easy French Apple Pie (Gluten Free)


id love to make the Impossibly Easy Taco Pie (Gluten Free)


We would be making pancakes; a Sunday morning favorite.


Honestly, I just want pancakes


i will make cheese biscuits, like red lobster!


I would like to try the Impossibly Easy Breakfast Bake (Gluten Free)


I would love to try the Cheese Garlic Biscuits (Gluten Free) thanks for the chance to win


I’d love to make blueberry pancakes!


I would like to make Chicken and Dumplings.


I would love to make chocolate chip pancakes.


Thanks for the giveaway…would bake a cinnamon streusel coffeecake with the mix !


I’d like to make some waffles.


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I would make chocolate chip or blueberry pancakes.


I would try to make crepes with a banana caramel sauce.


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