Blue Ribbon Quick & Easy Hot Drink Recipes


Santa's Special Hot Cocoa

By Jennifer Smith
I like to serve this with Candy canes in the mugs!

Old Virginia Wassail Cider

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

Caramel Mocha Frappe

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

Pumpkin Spice Mochaccino Mix

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

Caramel Apple Cider

By Jody Farmer
A great drink on those cold days.

Peppermint Marshmallows

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

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.

Chai Tea Latte Mix

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

Spiced Christmas Tea

By Adrienne May
Another cherished Christmas recipe! Hope you and your family enjoy it.

salted caramel hot chocolate!

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

Holiday Spiced Cider

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

Hot Cranberry Orange Cider

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

Mexican Hot Chocolate

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

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...

Chocolate Irish Coffee

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

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...

Santa's Hot Cocoa Mix

By Lori Borgmann
This is the best instant hot cocoa mix I have ever tasted!! I think the...
19 Recipes for Girl’s Night

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15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes

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What To Do With Too Many Fresh Blueberries

What To Do With Too Many Fresh Blueberries


This weekend I found the tastiest blueberries. I may have gone a little overboard and bought way more than I can snack on. So, I decided to do a little recipe research and figure out how I could use the extra blueberries. “This is a great summer take-along dessert,” says Laurie Lenartowicz (Livingston, TN) about […]