Chocolate Swizzle Nog
Submitted by: Barbiel
14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
2 cups milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla or peppermint extract
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
whipped cream topping
In medium-sized saucepan, combine condensed milk, milk and cocoa. Heat through, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla or peppermint extract. Serve warm in mugs; top with whipped cream or topping. Serves 4.

Apple and Strawberry Punch
Submitted by: Barbiel
3 cups apple juice or cider
1 cup cranberry juice
1 cup strawberries, washed and sliced
1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
2 tablespoons sugar
In a large saucepan, combine the apple juice (or cider), cranberry juice, sliced strawberries and sugar. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for about 10 minutes. Strain through a cheese cloth or coffee filter. Serve warm. Garnish with fruits if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Triple-Berry Refresher
Submitted by: Barbiel
1 1/2 cups evaporated milk
1 container (6 or 8 ounces) berry-flavored lowfat yogurt
1/2 cup fresh blueberries
1/2 cup fresh raspberries
1/2 cup fresh strawberry halves or blackberries
2 1/2 tablespoons honey
Place evaporated milk, yogurt, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and honey in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Strain to remove seeds. Serve over ice. Makes 4 servings.
Note: Slightly thawed frozen unsweetened or lightly sweetened berries may be substituted.

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