Peppermint Hot Chocolate Granola Bars

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Granola Bars

 Well, winter is officially here.  Snow was on the ground yesterday morning.  It was only a very light dusting…you could really only see in on the piles of leaves and on the rooftops.  But it was enough to get my kids super excited.  My son is hoping for lots of the powdery white stuff this winter.  Is it bad that I am wishing against snow?  Last year we only had one big snowfall.  That’s my kind of winter;-)

When snow comes, I think about hot chocolate.  We almost always have a big container of the powdered stuff in the cupboards.  We used to buy the little boxes with the packets because they were convenient and the kids could easily make their own.  But then we realized how much hot chocolate they go through that way.  It is actually cheaper to buy one of those bigger containers…that way you aren’t paying for all the packaging.  [Read more...]