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Belgian White Chocolate Truffles

A decadent blend of Belgian white hot cocoa mix and white chocolate, crisp on the outside and smooth, melt-in-your-mouth on the inside - what more could you ask for in a winter treat!? Prep Time: 3 hours Servings: 20-24 INGREDIENTS 1 cup white chocolate chips (or chopped white chocolate) 5 tablespoons butter (diced) 3 tablespoons heavy cream Pinch of salt Optional: flavorings (1/2 teaspoon extract of choice) 1/4 cup powdered sugar 1/4 cup & 4 spoonfulls of McSteven's Belgian White Hot Chocolate Mix 3/4 pound white chocolate candy coating Toppings of choice (sprinkles, cocoa powder, chopped nuts, etc.) DIRECTIONS Combine white chocolate chips (or chopped white chocolate), butter, cream, and salt in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave in 30 second...

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Hot Chocolate Sugar Cookies

A timeless classic with a delicious twist! Sugar cookies with yummy hot chocolate mixed in makes for a delectable dessert, perfect for any cookie and chocolate lover! Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 10 min Yield: 36 cookies Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup McSteven's Hot Chocolate (1/4 cup for mix, 1/4 cup for rolling) (You can use any flavor variety here - we used the premium chocolate) 1 egg 2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp almond extract (optional) 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. If using metal baking sheet, line with parchment paper or coat with baking...

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Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

Trick or Treat? This one's a treat! Get in the spirit of the season with these deliciously cute pumpkin cupcakes, complete with pretzel stems and cream cheese frosting - perfect for Fall and Halloween! Prep Time: 45 min Cook Time: 18 min Yield: 24 Cupcakes INGREDIENTS  Cupcakes 12 Tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 1/3 cups sugar 3 large eggs, at room temperature 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup buttermilk, at room temperature 1/2 cup sour cream, at room temperature 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup McSteven's Pumpkin Cocoa 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt Frosting and Decorations Pretzel rods 12 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 3 cups powdered sugar 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract Orange and Green food coloring INSTRUCTIONS Cupcakes Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and...

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Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Cake

The Fall season has finally begun, and we all know what that means - Pumpkin Spice! We enjoy it in our drinks and our candles, and now we can enjoy it in our cake too! This Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Cake is the perfect blend of cocoa, pumpkin and spices, and topped with a delicious butter and cream cheese frosting. So grab your latte, gather your ingredients, and let's get baking! Prep Time: 20 min Total Time: 1 hr 30 min (includes cooling time) Yield: 8 slices INGREDIENTS Cake 1 1/4 cups sifted cake flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ginger 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4...

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Hot Chocolate Brownies

Forget traditional brownies! These decadent Hot Chocolate Brownies serve up a deliciously sweet treat by using hot cocoa for the chocolate base and mini marshmallows for the topping. Whip these up the next time your craving some chocolaty goodness! Active Time: 30 min Total Time: 1 hr 45 min Yield: 24 brownies Ingredients Cooking spray 2 sticks (1 cup) butter (salted or unsalted), melted and cooled 3 large eggs 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup McSteven’s Hot Cocoa Mix (Use milk chocolate, or mix things up with one of McSteven’s many unique flavors!) 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon fine salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder One 10-ounce bag mini semisweet chocolate chips About 70 mini marshmallows...

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