Saturday, December 24, 2011

12 Days of Cookies and Cocktails Day 7

12 Days of Cookies and Cocktails
Day 7

Reindeer Feed
This delicious treat only has 3 ingredients and takes no time to cook! It's a quick and easy fix and quite addicting.

  • 6 cups of Rice Chex
  • 12 oz white vanilla baking chips (2 cups)
  • 1/3 cup coarsely crushed peppermint candy canes (14 mini unwrapped)
  1. Line cookie sheet with foil or waxed paper. Place cereal in a large bowl.
  2. In microwave bowl, microwave white vanilla baking chips uncovered on high for about 1 minute 30 seconds, or until chips can be stirred smooth. Stir in half of the crushed peppermint canes.
  3. Pour over cereal; toss to evenly coat. Spread the mixture in single layer on cookie sheet. Immediately sprinkle with remaining candy. Let stand until set, about 20 minutes. Gently break up coated cereal. Store in airtight container.
Hot Buttered Rum

    • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
        • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup whipping (heavy) cream
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons rum
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • Ground nutmeg
  1. Beat butter and brown sugar in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed about 5 minutes or until light and fluffy. Beat in whipping cream and powdered sugar alternately on low speed until smooth. Stir in cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  2. For each serving, place rum and 2 tablespoons Hot Buttered Rum Batter in mug. Stir in boiling water. Sprinkle with nutmeg.


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