15 minute Parmesan Garlic Knots

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Red Baron® pizza. The opinions and text are all mine.

The clock… it’s ticking. Always, always ticking. And every single day, it begins again. The countdown is back on. Even as we speak, right now… it’s coming for us. All of us. And there isn’t a thing that any of us can do to stop it. I’m taking about dinnertime.

It’s the end of the day. You’re tired, you’re hungry. And your spouse? Tired and hungry. The dog? Tired. Hungry. And that toddler throwing a hissy fit on the floor? You guessed it. Tired and hungry.

Sure, bath time is no joke. Teeth brushing… even harder. But feeding the family after a long day is by far the biggest challenge of them all. And I just so happen to have a few snazzy tricks up my sleeve to make this a whole lot easier. It begins with a family-sized Red Baron® Pizza from Target, with Classic Crust (of course). Not too thin, not too thick. And appealing to every last one of us. I can also include my 15 minute Parmesan Garlic Knots, which I proudly bake alongside the Red Baron® pizza.

See that guy on the pizza box? He’s pretty cool and all. But I happen to love the Red Baron® Baroness. She’s the ultimate #WingMama (and pizza enthusiast). She reminds me very much of not just myself, but dozens of my fellow mom friends. She can handle a temper tantrum in her sleep. She laughs in the face of picky eaters and finds humor in the often-hectic moments of motherhood. And finally, she is a huge advocate and supporter of moms everywhere who do the same thing, every single day. She proudly displays her own mom-wins through patches on her signature bomber jacket. If all moms earned patches for what we do every day, we’d all have bomber jackets covered in patches. Some moms are extra savvy when it comes to feeding their kids vegetables. Others can help conjure up the best science fair project known to man. What would your signature patch be?

If I had my own bomber jacket, I know what patch I’d have earned first. It’s the patch that acknowledges my amazing ability to get my crazy toddler ready for her bath, and afterwards, for bed, while she runs around the house like a crazy person. Longgggg gone are the days of peacefully laying her down and performing clothing changes while she playfully kicks her feet and coos at me. (God, I miss those days sometimes.) Now, however, her full-time mission is to run away from me as fast as she can while I chase her around like a moron. As soon as she sees anything that needs to go on her body, (namely, a diaper, which as we know is kind of a time-sensitive thing, ahem)…she BOLTS away like its life or death.  Luckily, I can put a diaper on during a full on sprint, roll, dive, dance-session—you name it, and that diaper is on. And for that, I deserve a big ol’ patch. Go ME.

By the way, every mom out there deserves a bit of extra fun in their lives, right? Something a little entertaining to do during nap time other than catching up on household chores? For example, I used to LOVE getting a couple of good old fashioned scratch off tickets at the store down the road. But if you’re anything like me, motherhood has put a bit of a damper on buying actual scratch tickets. (My diaper fund has put a bit of a damper on my ‘fun irresponsible stuff’ fund.) So instead, let’s head on over to RedBaronBaroness.com to play the Baroness Instant Scratch & Win Game 😉 (Because we sure don’t have time to play any other game than an instant one, do we.)

Parmesan Garlic Knots

15 minute Parmesan Garlic Knots

Buttery Garlic Knots brushed with an easy Italian Parmesan mixture and ready in 15 minutes from start to finish.

Ingredients:

  • 5 Tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 Tablespoons grated Parmesan Cheese
  • ¾ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon dried parsley
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 (16 oz.) tube refrigerated buttermilk biscuits

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with a light coat of nonstick spray.

Slice each biscuit in half and roll into small ropes, until they’re about 5 inches in length. Tie each into a knot, tucking in the ends and place on a baking sheet.

Whisk together the melted butter, and remaining ingredients and brush onto each knot, using half of the mixture.

Bake the knots for 8-10 minutes, until they are golden brown in color. Immediately brush the remaining butter mixture onto each and serve warm with marinara sauce.

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15 minute Parmesan Garlic Knots