Snack cracker mixes, homemade taco seasoning and dip mixes are the perfect little homemade gift idea for teachers, friends and colleagues! Don’t have time to make something? Grab a box of microwavable popcorn packages and tie on a popcorn seasoning mix as the gift tag!
Hot Cocoa Mix
A cute mug with this mix tucked inside makes a cozy gift on a cold day! Tie a candy cane to the handle and it makes a perfect stir stick.
1 (8-qt.) container dried milk
1 (1-lb.) pkg. instant chocolate milk powder
1 (6-oz.) jar Coffee Mate
2 c. powdered sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
Mix all ingredients together and package in a container that has a tight seal. Attach directions: To enjoy, add 1/3 c. of mix to 1 c. hot water.
Package this with pretty mug and your friend will think of you each time she enjoys this special tea!
1/2 c. instant tea powder
1 c. sweetened lemonade powder
1 c. orange-flavored drink mix (e.g. Tang)
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground cloves
Combine instant tea, lemonade powder, orange drink mix, cinnamon and cloves. Mix well and package in a container that has a tight seal. Attach directions: To enjoy, add 2 to 3 teaspoons of mix in a mug. Stir in 1 cup of boiling water.
This simple and delicious concoction is a favorite with all ages!
1 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/4 c. peanut butter
1/2 c. peanuts, chopped
6 c. rice cereal
1 c. powdered sugar
In a large microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips for 1 minute. Stir and continue to heat until chocolate is melted. Stir in peanut butter and peanuts. Pour cereal into the bowl, folding to coat all pieces. In a 2-gallon resealable bag, add the powdered sugar. Dump cereal into bag and toss gently to coat all pieces with sugar. Divide into smaller servings and place in containers that have tight seals.
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This sweet and savory mix can be just about anything your recipient craves!
1 jar dry roasted peanuts
1 bag candy-coated chocolate pieces
1 pkg. extra sweet raisins
1 pkg. sunflower kernels
Stir all ingredients together and package in resealable plastic baggies. To amp up this basic mix, consider adding yogurt-covered raisins, dried cranberries, dried pineapple, almonds, cashews, dark chocolate chips or coconut flakes.