Made with Love
Share homemade treats during the holidays— and wrap them up with DIY flare.
Mint Cocoa Mix I’ve made this beverage mix many times as Christmas gifts for neighbors and our three sons’ teachers. The mint flavor makes the warm drink so refreshing, you’ll want to make extra to keep around your house, too. —LAVONNE HEGLAND ST. MICHAEL, MN TAKES: 5 MIN. • MAKES: 53 SERVINGS (17 ²₃ CUPS HOT COCOA MIX)
71/2 cups instant chocolate drink mix
1 pkg. (25.6 oz.) nonfat dry milk powder
21/2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 cup powdered nondairy creamer 25 peppermint candies, crushed Miniature marshmallows EACH SERVING
1 cup hot whole milk
1. Combine the first five ingredients. Divide into gift bags or place in an airtight container, adding miniature marshmallows as desired. Mix may be stored in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months.
2. To prepare hot cocoa: Place
1/3 cup cocoa mix in a mug. Stir in hot milk until blended. Add as many marshmallows as desired. 1 CUP PREPARED MINT COCOA 296 cal., 9g fat (6g sat. fat), 36mg chol., 228mg sod., 42g carb. (38g sugars, 1g fiber), 14g pro.