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Hot Chocolate Carrot Cake

Blooming flowers, bunnies, and fresh produce - Spring is a wonderful time of year! And what says Spring better than a carrot cake? So grab a couple of those fresh carrots from the garden and whip up this delicious cake - with a hot chocolate twist!     Prep Time: 45 min Cook Time: 30 min Total Time: 1hr 15min (not including cooling time)   INGREDIENTS Cake 2 cups all purpose flour 1.5 cups granulated sugar 1 cup McSteven's European Dark Hot Chocolate 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp ginger 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 4 eggs 1 cup vegetable oil 2 tsp vanilla extract 3 cups shredded carrots 1 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips Cream Cheese Frosting 8oz...

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Hot Chocolate Chip Cookies

What's better than a chocolate chip cookie? How about a chocolate chip cookie with hot chocolate mixed in? Yep, we think that's a winner!   Prep Time: 20 min Cook Time: 10 min Total Time: 40 min INGREDIENTS 1 cup & 2 Tbsp Flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 stick of butter, softened 1/4 cup and 2 Tbsp McSteven's® Harry & David® Milk Chocolate Cocoa 1/4 cup and 2 Tbsp packed Brown Sugar 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract 1 egg 3/4 cup mini chocolate chips DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 375 degrees In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt and whisk until well-distributed In a large bowl, beat together butter, McSteven's® Harry and David® Milk Chocolate...

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Chocolate Peppermint Truffles

Rich and decadent, these chocolate and peppermint truffles are a small yet delicious treat worthy of coming back for seconds. With crushed peppermint and hot chocolate sprinkled on top, you can't have only one! Prep Time: 25 min Cook Time: 15 min Inactive Time: 4 hours Total Time: 4 hours 35 min Yield: 2 dozen truffles INGREDIENTS Truffles 1 cup heavy whipping cream 16oz semi-sweet chocolate (chopped or in small pieces) 5 1/2 Tablespoons unsalted butter cut into small cubes at room temperature 1 teaspoon peppermint extract 1 packet McSteven's Candy Cane Cocoa Chocolate Coating 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate (chopped or in small pieces) 1 bag peppermint candy, crushed 1 packet McSteven's Candy Cane Cocoa DIRECTIONS In a small saucepan...

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Peach Crumb Bars

A delicious recipe to use those fresh juicy peaches, this sweet and tangy delight pairs perfectly with a warm Summer day. With 5 whole peaches and a large helping of Peach lemonade, the flavor in this crumble is incredible! Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 45 mins Total Time: 1 hr 5 mins INGREDIENTS CRUST 1 cup granulated sugar 3 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup unsalted cold butter, cut into cubes 1 large egg, lightly beaten PEACH LAYER 1/2 cup McSteven's Peach Lemonade 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 5 large peaches, peeled and diced 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice ICING 1 cup powdered sugar 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 1 tablespoon...

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Key Lime Pie Bars

What goes together better than key lime and graham crackers - nothing in our opinion! Serve up this tangy treat as a refreshing Summer delight, for friends, for family... or all for yourself! Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Yield: 12 squares INGREDIENTS 12 graham cracker rectangles 2 tablespoons ground pecans 1/3 cup McSteven's Key Lime Lemonade 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, melted 3 egg yolks, room temperature 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk 4 teaspoons lime zest 1/2 cup key lime juice (regular limes are fine too)   INGREDIENTS DIRECTIONS Position rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 350 degrees F. Spray an 8x8 square...

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