Updated: Aug 30, 2022
Written by Hannah Duffee
Brrrrr! After months of smolderingly hot air and long summer days, the cold weather is finally here! The seasons of fall and winter bring joyous holidays, cozy fires, and even snow sometimes! However, this chilly season is not always enjoyable when the weather becomes too much. Here are some delicious fall recipes to stay nice and toasty during the coldest winter days!
Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes
Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcake Batter
1 ⅓ cups of flour - ½ cup granulated sugar
1 tsp baking powder - ½ cup dark brown sugar
1 tsp baking soda - ½ cup vegetable oil
½ tsp salt - 2 eggs
1 ½ tsp pumpkin spice - 1 tsp espresso powder (optional)
⅔ cup canned pumpkin
Cream Cheese Buttercream Frosting
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Don’t forget cupcake liners.
Gently stir together flour, sugar, dark brown sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and pumpkin spice in a large bowl. Next, add in oil and pumpkin and add in eggs one at a time. Lastly, you can add espresso powder.
Bake for 18 minutes and allow to cool!
Here’s the link to the full recipe and some decorating tips!
Hot Cocoa Treats
5 ½ cups mini marshmallows
6 cups Cocoa Puff cereal
3 tbsp butter
½ cup chocolate chips
½ cup white chocolate chips
½ tsp cinnamon
5 mini chocolate bars (optional)
Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat
Add 4 ½ cups of the mini marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Stir in the cinnamon and immediately remove from heat.
Fold in Cocoa Puffs cereal and, after the cereal is evenly coated with the marshmallow mixture, add in remaining marshmallows and chocolate chips.
Transfer into a casserole dish and top with chocolate chips and mini chocolate bars.
Refrigerate your Hot Cocoa Treats for two hours, and then enjoy!
Here’s the link to the full recipe.
I hope you have fun making these delicious treats and stay warm during this holiday season!