Category Archives: Food Gifts

Holiday Ritz™ Cracker Toffee

Since the holiday season is still upon us, I made one of my favorite easy-to-make sweet treats—cracker toffee! There are so many things I love about it! In addition to being easy to make, it tastes amazing, and makes a great food gift during the holidays (or any time of the year!).

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Cranberry-Orange Quick Bread

Quick breads make a great snack or breakfast and brunch item, and this Cranberry-Orange Quick Bread is especially nice for this time of year! This quick bread is made with fresh or frozen cranberries, but you could also substitute dried cranberries if you prefer. I like it best with fresh cranberries! There’s some orange juice and orange extract to give it a nice citrus flavor—and you can also add a little orange zest if you like.

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Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

It looks like we’re headed for some really cold weather, so what better things to do than keep warm and drink hot cocoa? 🙂 Here’s a Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix that’s really easy to make—for yourself and your family, or to give as a food gift to friends for the holidays. Who wouldn’t want some rich, chocolatey hot cocoa? You can package the mix up in a large glass jar, a canister, treat bags, or zip-top bags.

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Easy Patriotic Cookies

If you’re looking for an easy patriotic dessert idea, these Easy Patriotic Cookies are really so super easy to make! You can use your favorite store-bought cookies, like chocolate sandwich cookies, shortbread, peanut butter, chocolate chip, or oatmeal cookies…OR you can use your own homemade cookies. You simply dip the cookies in melted chocolate and then sprinkle on some red, white, and blue sprinkles for a festive, patriotic look!

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Valentine Marshmallow Pops

Here’s a recipe for an easy Valentine treat that kids especially will love—Valentine Marshmallow Pops! They’re a great little sweet treat and sprinkles make them colorful and fun! And I did discover something that makes them appealing to adults too—you can use them to stir into your coffee or hot cocoa to add a little extra Valentine sweetness! 🙂

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