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Top 3 Coffee Recipes To Serve After Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving dinner is a mammoth of a meal, so much so that it usually requires a period of rest and relaxation as soon as the final crumbs are cleaned off the plates. When you've cleared away the platters and silverware, get out the French press and brew up a batch of delicious coffee drinks. Then unwind with some great conversation and reminiscences with friends and family.

1. Coffee S'more Milkshake
This recipe combines the after dinner coffee with a decadent dessert. It's super delicious and easy to make right at home.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup brewed coffee
  • Chocolate sauce, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon marshmallow cream
  • 4 cups vanilla ice cream
  • Crushed graham crackers for topping
  • Chocolate drops for garnish.

Directions

  1. Brew the coffee in your Mr. Coffee® Electric French Press.
  2. Grab two glasses and spread the chocolate sauce along the interior sides in a vertical pattern. The glass should look as if it's striped with chocolate.
  3. Spread marshmallow cream around the lip of each glass.
  4. In a blender or food processor, combine the coffee and ice cream until they are well mixed.
  5. Pour the mixture into the glasses and top with crushed graham crackers.
  6. Garnish with a chocolate drop and serve.
A frappuccino is a dessert and drink all wrapped up in one.A frappuccino is a dessert and drink all wrapped up in one.

2. Pumpkin Pie Frappuccino
Would you rather drink your pie than eat it? Look no further than this tasty recipe that tastes just like the real thing!

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup brewed espresso
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 pumps cinnamon syrup
  • Whipped cream to taste.

Directions

  1. Brew the espresso in your Mr. Coffee® Steam Espresso & Cappuccino Maker. Let cool for 30 minutes.
  2. In a blender, combine the coffee, milk, ice, sugar, pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice. Blend until smooth, for about 40 seconds.
  3. Add the cinnamon syrup and whipped cream, blend for another 10 seconds.
  4. Pour mixture into a tall glass, top with more whipped cream and serve.

3. Easy Peppermint Syrup
You make your coffee at home, so why not make your own flavored syrup at home too. This recipe keeps well in the refrigerator so you can enjoy it in all your coffee drinks.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract.

Directions

  1. Bring the water to a rolling boil.
  2. Add the sugar and stir until it's dissolved
  3. Mix in the peppermint extract.
  4. Store in a bottle with a pump top and use it in your next cup of coffee.
 
 

 

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