Dump all ingredients into a very large container (bowl, pan or plastic bag). Mix thoroughly. Store in a tightly sealed container. (Specific brands are required for best result.) To use: Measure 1/3 to 1/2 cup mix into a mug and fill with hot water.

Packaging Food Gifts

Any craft or cake decorating store carries cellophane gift bags, Chinese takeout-style boxes, tins and boxes that make perfect containers for your homemade holiday gifts.

It is always a good idea to include the ingredients so there will be no problems for people with food allergies.

Get creative! Feel free to change the names of any of these recipes to make them your own. Consider including the recipe and don’t forget to give instructions, if any, like refrigerate, best if used by [date], and so on.

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