A blue and white mug filled with Slow Cooker Bacon Hazelnut Hot Chocolate, next to a plate filled with cookies.

Bacon Hazelnut Hot Chocolate

While you may have never thought about adding bacon to your hot cocoa before, this bacon hazelnut hot chocolate recipe will have you thinking differently! Make this delectable drink in a slow cooker for an even, well-heated beverage made with silky sweet chocolate. Bacon adds a flavor that is both sweet, salty, savory, and a […]

An African-American child outside, pouring a glass of Tart Pink Lemonade from a clear drink dispenser.

Tart Pink Lemonade

Nothing says “hello, warm weather” like tart pink lemonade! You only need a pitcher of water and four easy-to-find ingredients: lemon juice, sugar, cranberry juice, and lemon slices. The cranberry juice gives the lemonade an unexpected twist, while the lemon slices add a zesty finish. Bring out this tart pink lemonade recipe on the first […]

A Strawberry Cheesecake Milkshake in a fluted glass, with a green straw and a fresh strawberry garnish.

Strawberry Cheesecake Milkshake

Satisfy your sweet tooth without spending time with the oven with this strawberry cheesecake milkshake! This recipe uses cream cheese and ice cream for a creamy, delicious consistency like cheesecake. Fresh strawberries add a pop of fun and naturally sweet flavor too. Try a strawberry cheesecake milkshake as an after-dinner treat or the perfect afternoon […]

Four soda fountain glasses filled with a mix of chocolate milk and seltzer water, with green straws.

Chocolate Egg Cream

Fun fact: despite its name, chocolate egg cream contains no eggs or cream. Even more fun? This delicious, chocolately drink only has three basic ingredients and can be made in approximately sixty seconds. We love chocolate egg cream because it’s rich, refreshing, and very easy to make. When warmer weather hits, it’s good to keep […]

Close-up of a green and white mug of hot cocoa with floating mini marshmallows.

Homemade Hot Cocoa

This homemade hot cocoa recipe is perfect to put together for a last minute. Or, even better, to enjoy with family and friends around the Christmas tree. 3 c. sugar 2 1/4 c. 100% cocoa 1 T. salt milk for serving In a large bowl, whisk together the sugar, cocoa and salt. Store in an […]

Close-up of a red mug filled with Mulled Apple Cider, with a lemon wedge and a cinnamon stick.

Mulled Apple Cider

Keep this mulled apple cider in the slow cooker during your next Christmas party or holiday dinner, and you’ll be the host everyone is talking about! Cinnamon, allspice, and oranges combine for the perfect winter flavors, while brown sugar adds a sweet kick. The best part about this delicious mulled apple cider is its simplicity! […]

A red and white check mug on a red napkin, filled with Eggless Eggnog sprinkled with nutmeg.

Eggless Eggnog

Eggless eggnog isn’t just a tongue-twister: it’s a simple and delicious way to make creamy, homemade eggnog. Eggless eggnog is perfect for anyone with egg allergies, concerns about raw eggs, or those who just don’t want to spend time separating eggs and waiting for them to chill in the refrigerator. That’s right: instead of waiting […]

A clear glass with a straw, filled with pink Melon Refresher, next to a cut watermelon.

Melon Refresher

Fruit of 1 hollowed watermelon, seeds removed 1 large lime, juiced 1 cup water 1-4 Tbsp. sugar In a blender, puree the pink fruit of a watermelon with lime juice and water. Strain, discarding pulp. Stir in sugar to taste. For a cool finish, crush mint leaves using a spoon or your fingers and mix […]

Four clear fluted glasses filled with Strawberry Punch, with fresh strawberry garnishes.

Strawberry Punch

Submitted by Martha P. of Markham, TX Winner of the “Cool Beverages” Contest – May 2005 1 6-oz. can frozen lemonade 1 small carton frozen strawberries 1 8 1/2-oz. can crushed pineapple 28-oz. bottle ginger ale Ice cubes Place lemonade, strawberries and crushed pineapple in a 5-cup blender. Fill nearly full with ginger ale and […]

Two frosted glasses filled with green Slushy Punch, next to the filled punch bowl.

Slushy Punch

This frozen punch recipe combines two of our favorite summer treats: citrus fruits and Jell-O.  The combination of pineapple, lemon, and orange juice with lemon-lime soda adds a delicious tang to our slushy punch, and the Jell-O turns it a very cool color. Your guests will be coming back for seconds and thirds! Ingredients 2 […]