Reindeer Mix a.k.a. White Christmas Snack

White Christmas Snack Recipe at Hodgepodge

Always a holiday favorite is Reindeer Mix, a.k.a. White Christmas Snack. It’s an easy solution for parties, teacher or neighbor gifts or a nice little something to tuck in the mailbox for your mail carrier. It’s very simple. You might even have the ingredients on hand. Just melt the white chocolate bark and pour it over Crispix, marshmallows, pretzels and M&Ms. The M&Ms make it

Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

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I’ve seen this all over Pinterest lately but Nana was making these years ago! And her recipe calls for chocolate chips! Two ingredients. (Three if you add chocolate chips). Egg free for Lil’ Buddy. Can surely count as Cooking Fun! It’s great to keep these ingredients in the Cook Box. : Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins 1 box chocolate cake mix 1 29 (1 lb)

Chocolate SunButter Rice Krispy Treats

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A while back, there was a little bakery that sold peanut butter Rice Krispy treats. Now just that is a treat itself. Even at $1 a piece. The topper was – those krispy treats were topped with chocolate! So, the children and I set out to recreate this specialty with our favorite SunButter. We simply followed the directions in the recipe on the SunButter site,

Savings with Homemade Hummus at $5 Dinners

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Raise your hand if you love hummus. Yes, yes, lots of folks out there. Me too! Ok. How many of you pay big bucks for one of those tiny tubs of hummus at the store? A few, yes. How many have this little problem of keeping food and snacks stocked in your house? Me too! Well, I’m here to share my way of saving big

Mama Ann’s Morning Bars

Mama Ann's Black Raspberry Morning Bars Recipe

Morning bars are a family classic from my grandmother, Mama Ann. One of those recipes we’ve come to expect her to always have at her house. My children beg for morning bars. If I can’t make the bars right away then the children figure out some way to eat the black raspberry jelly on something. We enjoyed these at the beach for breakfast one morning.