If you’re looking for an inexpensive, creative and thoughtful gift, try making a gift in a jar. Everyone loves homemade gifts! We’ll do other posts on gifts in a jar, but for now, let’s focus on beverages.
Peach Tea Mix
1 cup instant tea mix
1 box (3 ounces) peach flavored gelatin
2 cups sugar
Combine all the ingredients and mix well. Makes 3 1/2 cups of mix.
Serving instructions: Stir 2 teaspoons of tea mix into 8 ounces of hot water.
Mocha Creamer Mix
6 ounces non-dairy powdered creamer
1 cup chocolate mix for milk
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
Mix all together well and store in an airtight container. Makes 2 1/2 cups creamer.
Serving Instructions: Stir 1 tablespoon of creamer into 6 ounces of hot coffee.
8 1/2 cups nonfat dry milk powder
1 1/2 cups non-dairy coffee creamer
3 cups instant chocolate drink mix for milk
1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar
In a large bowl, combine all and blend well. Makes 16 cups of mix.
Serving instructions: Combine 1/2 cup of mix with 9 ounces of boiling water. Stir well.
Hazelnut Mocha Mix
1 pkg. (1 pound, 9.6 ounces) nonfat dry milk powder
1 pkg. (16 oz.) confectioners sugar, sifted
1 pkg. (15 oz.) chocolate mix for milk
1 jar (11 oz.) non-dairy powdered creamer
2 jars (8 oz. each) hazelnut flavored non-dairy powdered creamer
1/2 cup cocoa
1/4 cup instant coffee granules
In a very large bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix well. Makes about 18 1/4 cups of mix.
Serving instructions: Pour six ounces of hot water over 3 T. of mocha mix. Stir until well blended.
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