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Molly’s Peppermint Cocoa

1/3 cup cocoa powdercocoa

1/2 cup sugar

1 tsp peppermint extract

2 cups milk

2 cups almond milk

Add milk, peppermint extract  and almond milk to a pan.  Heat until simmering.  Stir in cocoa powder and sugar.  Blend until smooth.  Serve warm.


Molly’s Shortbread

1 cup buttershortbread

1/2 cup icing sugar

2 cups flour

1/4 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp salt

Mix butter and icing sugar until fluffy.  Add dry ingredients and incorporate until mixture forms a ball.  Form into a log and chill for at least an hour.  Remove from refrigerator and cut into slices. Bake at 325 degrees for 20 to 30 minutes.

Jessie’s Favorite Ginger Cookies

1 cup butterGingerCookie

1 cup sugar

1 cup molasses

1 egg

4 cups flour

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp baking powder

2 tsp cinnamon

2 1/2 tsp ginger

1 tsp cloves

1 tsp nutmeg

2 tsp salt

Cream butter, sugar, molasses and egg until light and fluffy.  Mix in remaining ingredients.  Roll in floured parchment and chill overnight.

Roll and cut out.  Bake at 35o degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes

Molly’s Cranberry Sauce

Molly likes comfort food in the autumn.  Every weekend she cooks Santa and Jessie a turkey meal and makes Cranberry sauce from scratch!  Below is her recipe.

2 cups whole cranberriescranberrysauce

1 1/3 cups brown sugar

2/3 cup orange juice

3 tbsp lemon juice

Put ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil.  Boil for about 5 minutes stirring occasionally until berries start to pop.  Let cool.