Thursday, November 18, 2010

GCC Recipe Swap!

It's getting close to gift-giving season. Here's a handy little recipe that you can package up and give as gifts to friends, family and neighbors.

Gift Giving Cocoa Mix

5 cups powdered milk
1 cup sugar
1 cup cocoa powder

mini marshmallows
crushed up candy canes/peppermints
mini chocolate chips

Mix dry ingredients together and process in blender or food processor to mix well. Pour into decorative jars and fill 1/2 way. Fill the other half with a layer of chocolate chips, a layer of crushed up peppermints 9or candy canes) and another layer of mini marshmallows. Decorate jar and add a tag with these directions:

To serve, add about 6 tablespoons mix to 3/4 cup hot water, or to taste.

Do you have a recipe you'd like to share? Please link directly to your post, not your homepage, and please include a link back here to the Grocery Cart Challenge.


Debbi Does Dinner Healthy said...

Love the cocoa mix! Great idea, thanks!

Susan said...

Gayle, do you still have that Chai Tea recipe for gifts that you posted last year or the year before? I am thinking about doing that this year. Thanks,

e-Mom said...

Brilliant Gayle! My husband would love this. He really appreciates homemade gifts. Thanks!

21st Century Housewife© said...

What a pretty - and tasty - gift! Thanks for sharing it, and for hosting.

Carol@easytobeglutenfree said...

I love giving food gifts and mixes for Christmas. Your cocoa mix looks great. Thanks for sharing and as always thanks for hosting the swap.

camille.j2g said...

Great idea, Gayle!! Really i need your blog as i go through life! :-)

Carla and Michael said...

Those are an easy and affordable way of giving for the holidays. Adding the peppermint really makes it pop. Just started following and love your site. I'll be back often.

Tom and I said...

hi gayle,
didn't you have a post on making your own shampoo once? I can't find it, if you did.