Monday, November 06, 2006
Sharing Gifts from the Heart

Magi over at Kaffee-klatsch is hosting a fun Gifts From the Heart exchange and I thought I'd share one of my favorite Christmas gifts to give.


Fireside Coffee

Ingredients
2 cup non-dairy coffee creamer
1-1/2 cup hot cocoa mix (dry)
1-1/2 cup instant coffee
1-1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

Preparation
Combine all ingredients.
Store in an airtight container.
For one cup: Mix 2 tablespoons of mix with 8 to 10 ounces of hot water. Stir well.

When I give this yummy treat as a gift I make it in bulk. Then I go to Michael's or any other store and buy pretty class containers. I put the mix into the containers, then I create a pretty recipe card and print out the recipe on it. I attach the recipe card with a ribbon and viola, the gift is ready to go!

This gift has been a big hit in past years, I think your loved ones will enjoy it to!

If you have gifts from the heart to share, go link yourself over at Magi's blog!

7:00 AM
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10 Comments:
At 10:05 AM, Anonymous Jessica said...

I love getting homemade stuff for Christmas from friends! I thought of making candy or something for our neighbors as we are new to where we live this year!

 
At 11:34 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

That sounds so good...thanks for sharing it with us.

 
At 1:37 PM, Blogger Pamela said...

What a wonderful gift idea! I love the way you present it with the recipe card too. It sounds like such a treat and I am sure anyone would be delighted to receive it as a gift. :)

 
At 2:24 PM, Blogger Kathleen Marie said...

This is great! So many of my friends love coffee but I don't (I do love the smell though :). So, this would be a great gift for them.

Thanks!

 
At 3:39 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a great idea! I can't wait to use this one! Also, it sounds yummy!! Thanks!

 
At 4:57 PM, Blogger Magi said...

This sounds wonderful. I love coffee drinks, and it's another mix in a jar. I'm thinking of going that way myself this year, along with some apple butter. Thank you so much for participating in Sharing Gifts from the Heart.

 
At 5:08 PM, Blogger Miranda said...

I have a bunch of little snowman jars, this would be great to fill them with! Thanks for sharing!

 
At 8:47 PM, Blogger Barb said...

This is exactly the kind of thing I plan to make in Gifts in a Jar this Christmas. Who wouldn't love receiving a jar of this. It sounds wonderful.

 
At 8:50 PM, Blogger Larae said...

YUM-O! This sounds absolutely delicious and exactly what I need right now. Thanks so much for sharing! =)

 
At 11:22 AM, Anonymous Pass the Torch said...

I've printed your recipe and going to buy the supplies today!

Thanks!

 

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