Surprise and delight your guests with these party favor ideas for your New Year’s Eve party.
homemade almond bark
Line a baking sheet with a silicone mat. In a metal bowl over simmering water, combine 2 cups dark chocolate chips and 1 tbsp shortening. Stir until smooth, then stir in 1/4 cup chopped, toasted almonds. Spread onto baking sheet and top with another 1/4 cup toasted almonds. Sprinkle with sea salt then chill until solid. Break into pieces and package.
mason jar cookie mix
Combine 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, 3/4 tsp baking soda, 3/4 tsp salt in a small bowl. Place mixture in a 1-quart jar. Layer with 3/4 cup packed brown sugar, 1/2 cup granulated sugar and 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips or chunks. Seal with lid and provide with instructions. Preheat over to 375 F. Beat 3/4 cup butter, 1 egg and 3/4 tsp vanilla in a large bowl. Add mix and stir. Drop onto baking sheet and bake 9-11 minutes.
Preheat over to 375 F and line baking sheet. In a large glass bowl whip 3 egg whites with 3/4 cup sugar on high until frothy. Stir in 1/2 cup melted butter, 1/4 tsp vanilla, 1/4 tsp almond extract, 1 cup flower and 2 tbsp water, mixing well. Spoon batter into 3″ circles on baking sheets. Bake 5-7 minutes or until edges lightly brown. Quickly remove, add message and fold in half then fold ends together. Dip in melted chocolate and sprinkles if desired.