Tie chocolate-coated Candy Cane Stirrers onto the bags of coffee mix for an extra chocolatey treat.

Recipe by Gooseberry Patch


Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary test

Makes about 4 cups mix and 50 stirrers


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Instructions Checklist
  • Coffee Mix: Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Place in an airtight container; top with crushed candies. Give mix with Candy Cane Stirrers and attach gift card with instructions (see below).

  • Candy Cane Stirrers: Microwave 3/4 cup chocolate chips in a small microwave-safe bowl at 50% power for 1 1/2 minutes. Stir chocolate until smooth; microwave 20 more seconds, if necessary. Add remaining chocolate and stir until smooth. Set bowl in a pan of hot water to keep chocolate soft, making sure water does not mix with chocolate.

  • Dip straight end of each candy cane into chocolate to coat; place on wax paper to cool.

  • Instructions for gift card: Combine 2 tablespoons mix with 1/2 cup boiling water; mix well. Makes one serving.


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