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Party Foods - Beverages

Cranberry Christmas PunchCranberry Christmas Punch

  • 3 oz. cherry gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 6 oz. can frozen lemonade
  • 3 cups cold water
  • 1 qt. cranberry juice, chilled
  • 2 trays of ice cubes
  • 1 pint ginger ale, chilled
  • Fruit flavored sherbet, optional

Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in lemonade. Add cold water and cranberry juice. Place in large bowl with ice cubes or in molded ring. Pour in ginger ale just before serving. Add balls of sherbet if desired.

Makes about 25 servings.

Strawberry SlushStrawberry Slush

  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups frozen strawberries, slightly thawed
  • 1 tsp. fine granulated sugar
  • 5 ice cubes

Blend until frothy.

Recipe from the Dairy Association of Kendall County.

Mint SmoothieMint Smoothie

  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 scoops vanilla or mint chocolate chip ice cream
  • 1/2 tsp. peppermint flavoring
  • 2 drops green food coloring

Combine in blender until smooth. Pour into serving glasses and top with a dollop of whipped cream.

Recipe from the Dairy Association of Kendall County.

Chocolate DrinkChocolate Drink

  • 8 qt. box powdered milk
  • 1 lb. powdered chocolate drink mix
  • 1 lb. powdered sugar
  • 1 cup coffee creamer

Mix in large container. Place several tablespoons of the mixture in a mug of hot water and stir. Garnish with whipped cream or frozen whipped topping.

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