Host a Sledding Party

Boy on a sled

There's fun to be had on those frozen slopes. Just because the holidays are over doesn't mean there aren't reasons to have another party. Why not host a sledding party? Just be sure to have hot cocoa on hand, because your hands are likely to need some warming!

We've got a few chocolatey recipes to get you started and some ideas for a fun make-your-own hot chocolate bar:

Hot Chocolate With Peppermint Whipped Cream
Family Hot Chocolate Mix
Easy Hot Chocolate

Topping and Mix-In Ideas:

• Mini marshmallows
• Jumbo marshmallows (try broiling them in
the oven for 30 sec. just until golden)
• Peppermint sticks
• Flavored syrups (blueberry, cherry, orange,
vanilla, mint, etc.)
• Ground cinnamon or cinnamon sticks
• Orange twists or rinds
• Chopped chocolate or other candy bars
• Crushed chocolate-covered espresso beans
• Crushed malt balls
• Chocolate chips
• Caramel squares
• Candied ginger
• Toasted coconut
• Crushed chocolate sandwich cookies
• Peanut butter
• Chopped almond toffee
• Ground chili pepper
• Nutmeg
• Ginger
• Ground cardamom
• Instant coffee or espresso granules
• Mint chocolate chip or peppermint
candy cane ice cream
• Fresh mint
• Sweetened fresh whipped cream

And if snacks are required, these are sure to warm up kids of all ages:
Pizza Quesadillas
Oatmeal Cherry Cookies
Three Bean Chili Con Carne
Turtle Popcorn

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