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Holiday Treats for Friends: Snowman Soup

Dec 16, 2014

On a cold winter day, is there anything better than a steaming hot mug of hot chocolate? It’s one of my boys’ favorite treats, especially when we have guests.

On a recent day off from school, my boys had some friends over, and everyone made a bag of “snowman soup” (which is actually hot chocolate with some extra treats and a candy cane for stirring).

Aren’t they cute? To make your own snowman soup, you’ll need pouches of hot chocolate, candy canes, chocolate kisses or chocolate chips, and marshmallows.

I found snowman-shaped marshmallows, but regular mini marshmallows work too.

Fill a clear bag with all the necessary ingredients, and tie it up with a homemade tag. My boys and guests made a simple tag using blue cardstock, white paint and markers.

To make your own tag:

1. Cut a tag from a piece of card stock, and punch a hole in the top.
2. Use a marker to write “Snowman Soup” at the top of the tag.
3. Dip a toilet roll in white paint to create the top and bottom of the snowman.

Allow to completely dry.

4. Use markers to add details to the snowman.

Isn’t it a sweet little craft and treat? I think it would be fun to make a whole bunch of bags and have the kids deliver them to the neighbours. They would make fantastic class treats too.

Stay warm... and enjoy your snowman soup.

Happy Holidays!

Article Author Gina Bell
Gina Bell

Gina Bell is a writer, blogger and mom of three small boys. She has contributed to several blogs and publications including her local paper, Family Fun Magazine and Canadian Living. After ten years living in Toronto, she left her corporate job to return, with her family, to her home on the East Coast. Gina’s blog (East Coast Mommy) is full of tutorials, crafts, holiday fun, party planning, yummy recipes, DIY projects and more. She has a penchant for fun, easy and inexpensive family fun. You can follow Gina’s blog (East Coast Mommy) on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

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