Homemade M & M Snack Mix
Sweet and salty as your life will be together for years to come. Fill mason jars or other pretty jars/bags with this delicious snack. This is a tasty favor. You can also add their name and table to use it as a seating place card. You can then have them beautifully arranged on a table by the door for the guests to pick up to find their table.
M & M Snack Mix Recipe
- 2 ½ cups Milk Chocolate M&M’s
- 2 ½ cups Peanut M&M’s
- 15 ounces Golden Raisins
- 11 ½ ounces Mixed Nuts
- 11 ounces Butterscotch Chips
Directions: Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 215 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 67 mg sodium, 28g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.
Recipe thanks to http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/m-m-snack-mix
Hot Cocoa Cones
Hot Chocolate for a Crowd
- 5 cups baking cocoa
- 3 cups sugar
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 5 quarts water, divided
- 10 quarts milk
- 1 quart heavy whipping cream
- 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
- Whipped cream and additional baking cocoa
Directions: In each of two large stockpots, combine 2-1/2 cups cocoa, 1-1/2 cups sugar and 1 teaspoon salt. Gradually stir 5 cups water into each pot. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Whisk in the milk, cream and remaining water; heat through. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Garnish with whipped cream and additional cocoa.
Yield: 65 servings
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 198 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 152 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.
Recipe thanks to: http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/crowd-pleasing-cocoa
Lovely Growing Favors
For a favor that will last long after your wedding day and show your guests how your love will continue to grow. Go to your local dollar store, pick up small square glass candle holders. Make a box out of cover paper (60# or more) in your wedding colors to put the candle holders in. Fill the candle bowls with planting soil and your favorite flower. Place in candle holders. Write Thank You, your names and wedding date on the sides of the box and to have it double as place cards, attach your guest’s name and table number.
Note: I would put some stones in the bottom to keep the plants moist and not put the boxes on until the day before the wedding/shower as you will want to make them up in advance.