HYGGE MOMENT RECIPES (mulled wine and chocolate chip Twix cookies)

Mulled Wine and Chocolate Chip Twix Cookies

Mulled Wine


1 bottle of sweet red wine

½ bottle of brandy, Cointreau or Triple Sec

1 orange

1 lemon

Handful of cloves to spike the orange and lemon

A few cinnamon sticks

Pinch of mace

Sugar and water (simple syrup) OR maple syrup

POUR liquids into a heavy pot on the stove.  Low heat.

SPIKE the orange and lemon with clove, then cut zest strips and add to pot.

ADD cinnamon sticks and mace.

TURN up the heat but do not boil.

ADD simple or maple syrup to taste.

SERVE hot in a glass.

Chocolate Chip Twix Cookies


1 cup butter

½ cup white sugar

1 ½ cups brown sugar

1 ½ tsp vanilla

2 ½ cups flour

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp baking powder

2 cups milk chocolate chips

2 packages of Twix bars, cut into small pieces

COMBINE wet ingredients and fold into mixed dry ingredients.

ADD chipits and Twix pieces.

ROLL mix into small balls, and bake 9-10 minutes at 350 degrees.

FIND a book and comfy blanket.  Read.  Sip. Chew. 

Now curl up on the couch with a warm plush blanket and book … or Netflix.


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