Drinks & Dessert

Chocolate Peppermint Truffles

A decadent dessert filled with peppermint and chocolate, perfect for the holiday season, or any season for that matter! 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 over low heat, heat the cream just until it comes to a boil. Immediately remove...

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Maple Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

A delicious fall treat, these Maple Pecan Oatmeal Cookies are the perfect pairing to a crisp blustery day! Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 20 min Total Time: 30 min Yield: 18 cookies INGREDIENTS Cookies 1 cup butter (softened) 1 container McSteven's Harry & David® Maple Pecan White Hot Chocolate 1 cup light brown sugar (lightly packed) 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 2/3 cup all purpose flour 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp baking powder 1 pinch salt 1 1/2 cup oats (rolled or quick cooking) 1/4 cup ground pecans Glaze 1 cup powdered sugar 4 tbsp pure maple syrup 1 tbsp hot water (add more or less to reach desired drizzling consistency) DIRECTIONS Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and...

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Graveyard Brownies

A spooky delicious treat, perfect for the Halloween season! Prep Time: 30 min Cook Time: 45 min Total Time: 1hr 15min Yield: 12 brownies INGREDIENTS Brownies 1 cup Butter 1 cup Sugar 1 tin McSteven's® Harry & David® Milk Chocolate Cocoa 4 Eggs 1 cup Flour 1/2 cup Cocoa Powder 1/2 teaspoon Salt 8 ounces Semi-Sweet Baker's Chocolate, finely chopped Icing & Decor 1 cup Powdered Sugar 1/4 cup Butter, softened 2 teaspoons Milk (more or less for desired consistency) Green and Black Food Coloring 12 Milano Cookies 12 Candy Pumpkins DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and spray an 8x8 inch baking pan with cooking spray - set aside.  Place butter in a medium saucepan and melt over...

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Peach Crumb Bars

A delicious summer recipe to use those fresh juicy peaches! 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 milk (more or less for desired consistency) DIRECTIONS Preheat oven. If using a glass pan: 350 degrees F. If using a metal pan: 375 degrees F. Lightly spray or...

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Peach Paradise

This peachy paradise is deliciously sweet with a hint of tang - the perfect Summer treat! Time: 5 minutes Yield: 1 serving INGREDIENTS Half a peach, cut into small cubes 1.5 ounces vodka 2 Tablespoons McSteven's Peach Lemonade 6 ounces lemon lime soda      DIRECTIONS Cut up half a peach into small cubes. Optional: Freeze peach cubes.  Add peach cubes to glass, pour vodka over cubes.  Add McSteven's Peach Lemonade. Top off with lemon lime soda.  Stir and enjoy!

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