Fallon County Timely-Tips

FC Timely Tips

   There is nothing better to take the winter’s chill off like a warm, delicious mug of cocoa.

By Sherry Vogel

This quick and convenient powdered mix is made ahead of time, stored in an airtight container and ready to add to a mug of hot water. What better way to welcome guests or to warm up on an out-of-doors excursion.

   Cherry Cocoa Mix

6 1/4 C. nonfat dry milk


1 Jar (16 oz.) non-dairy

   powder creamer

1 Pkg. (16 oz.) chocolate mix

   for milk

1 Pkg. (16 oz.) confectioners


1/2 C. cocoa

2 Pkgs. (0.13 oz. each)

   unsweetened cherry flavored

   soft drink mix

Whipped cream and maraschino cherries with stems to garnish

   In a very large bowl, combine dry milk, creamer, chocolate mix, confectioners sugar, cocoa and soft drink mix. To serve, combine 2 1/2 heaping tablespoons cocoa mix with 6 oz. hot water. Garnish each serving with whipped cream and a cherry.

   Yields: 15 C. cocoa mix