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Hot Chocolate Mix with Chocolate Chunks

(makes 1, 4 serving gift) Ingredients: 2 cups unsweetened cocoa or cacao ¾ cup sugar 8 oz semisweet chocolate morsels Directions: Combine all ingredients and transfer to airtight container (at least 25oz volume). Include following instructions: “In a small saucepan, … Continue reading

Chocolate Nut Bark

(makes 2x11oz gifts) Ingredients: 12oz semisweet chocolate 2 ½ cups roasted nuts, chopped or whole (your choice) Directions: Chop chocolate into small pieces and melt in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of boiling water. Stir occasionally. Spread melted … Continue reading

History of Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ever wondered about the history of chocolate chip cookies? (Source) The chocolate chip cookie came into being by accident. In 1930, dietician Ruth Graves Wakefield (1905-1977) and her husband, Kenneth, purchased a Cape-Cod style house halfway between Boston and New … Continue reading


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1/2 cup butter, melted 1 lb confectioners sugar 1.5 cups peanut butter 1 tsp vanilla 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 TBSP shortening Blend butter, peanut butter, and confectioners sugar with vanilla.  Form into balls and refrigerate for at least … Continue reading

Zucchini Brownies

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Great for all those stored or frozen shredded zucchini. Ingredients 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 cups white sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt … Continue reading

Chocolate Chili

2 lb. ground beef, turkey, or pork (omit for vegan style) 1 lg. onion, chopped 2 (15 oz.) cans light\dark kidney beans, drained 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained 2 (15 oz.) cans tomato, sauce or petite diced 2 … Continue reading

Best Ever Hot Fudge Sauce

½ cup cocoa ¾ cup sugar 2/3 cup evaporated milk 1/3 cup light corn syrup 1/3 cup butter or margarine 1 teaspoon vanilla Combine cocoa and sugar in saucepan; blend in evaporated milk and corn syrup. Cook over medium heat, … Continue reading

Best Ever Hot Chocolate

¼ cup cocoa ½ cup sugar Dash salt 1/3 cup hot water 1 quart milk 1/ tsp vanilla Combine cocoa, sugar and salt in medium saucepan; blend in water. Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; boil and stir … Continue reading