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12 Days of Christmas Treats: Warm and Fuzzy Cocoa

By on December 8, 2014 in Game-Day Meal, Holiday Treats

Editor’s Note: Welcome to the 2014 edition of The 12 Days of Christmas Treats! Over 12 days we’ll bring you a new, scrumptious recipe for a holiday cookie, cake, or other sweet treat. Whether you leave them out for Santa or simply sample them all yourself is up to you, we just encourage you to try them all! Leave your comments below each recipe and upload a photo if you make your own batch at home. Season’s Eatings!

by Amy Johnson, Director of Communications & Administration, Rocket Sports Media

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PHILADELPHIA, PA — ‘Tis the season for holiday festivities and frigid temperatures, making a steaming hot beverage quite welcome on a cold winter’s night.  Hot cocoa is a childhood favorite for many, but today’s recipe takes it to the next level with the addition of a few tasty spirits.  It’s guaranteed to warm you up!

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Prep/Cook Time: 5 minutes
Yield: 1 serving

1 mug of hot cocoa
1 oz Bailey’s Irish Creme
1 oz butterscotch schnapps
1 oz Kahlua coffee liqueur
1 oz Grand Marnier
Whipped cream
Dash of cinnamon

1. Prepare a cup of hot cocoa as directed on package.

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2. Add Bailey’s, butterscotch schnapps, Kahlua, and Grand Marnier to the cocoa.  Stir well to combine.

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3. Top with a generous amount of whipped cream and dust with cinnamon.

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Be sure to check back tomorrow for our next holiday recipe – Pecan Pie Bars! And if you missed any of our previous recipes in this series, take a moment to check them out below:

Day 1Chewy Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies
Day 2 Lemon-Ginger Wafers
Day 3Santa Hat Brownies
Day 4Walnut-Maple Sandies
Day 5 – English Pudding Petits Fours, Chocolate Raspberry Wreaths
Day 6 – Maple Butter Kiss Cocktail
Day 7Glazed Angel Food Cake

Photo credits: Amy Johnson

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