Blue Ribbon Hot Drink Recipes

Is it getting steamy in here or is it just these awesome drinks? Warm up with these hot drink recipes from real home cooks... like you!


Authentic Irish Coffee

By Carolyn Haas
This is a replica of the coffee served at the Shannon Airport in Ireland. It was...

Baileys Pumpkin White Chocolate

By Jennifer H
So, just plan to get a bunch of Bailey's when you're out next, because this drink...

Cappuccino Blocks

By S I
Swirl these into a mug of hot milk for a tasty espresso steamer.

Caramel Apple Cider

By Jody Farmer
A great drink on those cold days.

Caramel Mocha Frappe

By Jan Mullikin
If you like the popular fast-food frappe, you'll like this recipe. You make the mix, keep...

Chai Tea Latte Mix

By Wolfe Charlotte
This is as good as the ones you buy in the specialty coffee shops. And saves...

Chocolate Irish Coffee

By Vickie Parks
This is such a delicious variation of the traditional Irish Coffee drink, and perfect for St....

Crock Pot Triple Hot Chocolate

By Glenda Whisenhunt
This is so good when you have a lot of guests.

Spiced Coffee Creamer (Fat-Free)

By Jennifer H
I'm always very sad when the grocery stores take the eggnog creamer off the shelf after...

Fire Vodka

By Cathy Smith
I have been making Fire Vodka for Christmas for over 30 years. Some things have changed,...

Holiday Spiced Cider

By Dawn Emel
So yummy!! My family loves this recipe, especially on a cold day.

Homemade Holiday Cranberry Cider

By Shannon Renee
This is great for holiday parties and family gatherings. This is a tradition in our house...

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Mocha

By Cathy Nunn
This is sort of a "copy-cat" recipe... Have you ever tried McDonald's Hot Chocolate Peppermint Mocha?...

Holiday Hot Cocoa

By Pamela Dapice
This is a healthier version of a decadent, European hot chocolate. It's very thick, very rich.

Hot Cranberry Orange Cider

By Teressa Drenth
Developed this for all the different guests we had over the holidays. It's perfect after...

Hot Cranberry Tea

By Deanne Dyer
The yummy, tasty drink is a tradition in our family during the holidays!

Hot Toddy

By Myra Bennett
Although spring has sprung in parts of the Midwest, a late round of flu and bad...

Instant Gingerbread Coffee

By Cindi M Bauer
I make this coffee when I have a craving for anything gingerbread. I top it with...

Mexican Hot Chocolate

By Giselle Gonzalez
I remember my Grandma making this for me when I spend my summers on their farm....

Old Virginia Wassail Cider

By Yvonne Corbett
This is a good drink anytime , but especially at the holidays. Great for cold...

Peppermint Marshmallows

By Joey Wolf
Need a use for those leftover candy canes? Do you like peppermint cocoa? Try this recipe....

Pumpkin Spice Mochaccino Mix

By Michelle Antonacci
When I went out to Amish Country they had a Pumpkin Cappuccino mix that we just...

salted caramel hot chocolate!

By Taylor Simpkins
The perfect blend of salty and sweet and for half the price of a coffee shop!

Santa's Hot Cocoa Mix

By Lori Borgmann
This is the best instant hot cocoa mix I have ever tasted!! I think the...
17 Sensational Summer Side Dishes

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Summer Salads for a Light Meal

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24 Spicy Recipes

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