Blend everything but nutmeg until frothy. Sprinkle with nutmeg. Serves 2.
Hot chocolate variations
Mix 1 cup of hot chocolate with one of the following:
5 red hots for Red Hot Chocolate.
2 peppermint candies or a peppermint stick for Minty Hot Chocolate.
freeze the hot chocolate into a slush and add a spoonful of whipped cream for Icy Hot Chocolate.
a dash of cinnamon, a dash of nutmeg, and a dash of cloves for Spicy Hot Chocolate.
some smashed strawberries for Fruity Hot Chocolate.
Ingredients 2 slices of bread Things to fill a sandwich (peanut butter, meat, cheese)
Make a sandwich. Use a Christmas shaped cookie cutter on the sandwich.
Ingredients (Note: You may need to have some help from an adult for this one.) 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup dark molasses 1/4 cup water 2 1/2 cups flour 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon ginger 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon allspice Decorating materials (raisins, small candies, licorice, sprinkles) Decorating icing
Beat shortening and sugar. Blend in molasses, water, flour, salt, baking soda, ginger, nutmeg, and allspice. Cover and put in the refridgerator for 2 to 3 hours Heat oven to 375 degrees. Roll dough on lightly floured cloth-covered board, 1/4 inch thick. Use a cookie cutter and place the gingerbread kids on an ungreased baking sheet. Use raisins for eyes, nose, and buttons. You could use licorice for as belt. Bake 10-12 minutes. Remove from baking sheet, cool, and trim with icing.
Ingredients Ice cream Coconut flakes Red and green sprinkles Mix coconut and sprinkles into a large flat dish or baking pan. Form balls of ice cream using an ice cream scoop. Roll the ice cream balls in the dish until well covered. Put the snowballs on a plate and in the freezer for fifteen minutes.
Ingredients (Note: Ask an adult before using the stove.) 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup butter 1 teaspoon vinegar 2/3 pound pecans Put the white and brown sugar, water, and butter in a saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring frequently, until a drop placed in water forms a soft ball. Add vinegar and cook 1 more minute. Rub cooking oil on a large sheet of wax paper. Drop 1 tablespoon of candy mixture on the wax paper. Press three pecan halves on it before it gets cold. Pralines will be 3 inches in diameter and very thin.