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DIY Gift Making with Bulk

DIY Gift Making with Bulk

When you use Frontier Co-op bulk ingredients to make your own gifts, you go beyond simple gift giving. You save money and you support farming communities and sustainable sourcing around the world. Here are a few simple recipes to get you started and printable gift tags to personalize your gifts. 

Cocoa & Cacao Nib Mason Jar Cookie Mix

Cocoa & Cacao Nib Mason Jar Cookie Mix

A scrumptious holiday gift with organic cacao nibs for added chocolaty satisfaction.

To Make Gift

You’ll Need

  • 1¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ teaspoon Frontier Baking Soda
  • ¾ teaspoon Frontier Sea Salt
  • ¾ cup Frontier Organic Cacao Nibs
  • ½ cup almonds
  • ¼ cup Frontier Organic Cocoa Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Frontier Organic Ground Ceylon Cinnamon
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup Frontier Organic Cane Sugar
  • 1 whole Frontier Organic Vanilla Bean
  • 1 quart jar with lid

To Make the Gift

  1. Mix flour, baking soda and salt and place in jar.
  2. Layer cacao nibs, almonds, cocoa, cinnamon and sugars over flour mixture, ensuring that sugars are on top.
  3. Tuck vanilla bean into middle of jar.
  4. Replace lid and seal tightly. Decorate jar as desired.

Directions for Gift Receiver

You’ll Need

  • 1½ sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 large egg

Recipe Directions

  1. Using a stand mixer, in a medium mixing bowl beat softened butter until smooth.
  2. Add sugars from jar and mix until well blended.
  3. Add egg and mix well.
  4. Slowly add remaining ingredients from jar, mixing until thoroughly combined.
  5. Shape rounded tablespoons of dough into balls and place 2 inches apart on a parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes.

Makes approximately 30 cookies.

mulled wine spice blend

Mulled Wine Spice Blend

A classic holiday gift made easy with Frontier’s Cider Mate Mulling Spice.

To Make Gift

You’ll need

  • 2 cups Frontier Organic Cider Mate Mulling Spice
  • 8 Frontier Tea Bags

To make the gift

  1. Add ¼ cup mulling spice to each tea bag.
  2. Tie bag closed.
  3. Decorate each bag as desired

Get Creative

Attach your mulling spices to a bottle of wine or cider for a perfect party gift.

Directions for Gift Receiver

You’ll Need

  • For mulled wine: 750-milliliter bottle of your favorite red wine
  • For mulled cider: ½ gallon apple cider

Recipe directions

  1. Heat red wine or cider over medium-high heat until steaming.
  2. Add tea bag.
  3. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.

Makes 6 servings.

Organic Turmeric Eggnog Mix

Organic Turmeric Eggnog Mix

This new twist on classic eggnog is a perfect holiday gift for adding flavor to any festivity.

To Make Gift

You’ll need

  • 1 cup Frontier Organic Non-fat Dry Milk
  • ¼ cup Frontier Organic Cornstarch
  • ⅓ cup Frontier Organic Cane Sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon Frontier Organic Ground Turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon Frontier Organic Ground Nutmeg
  • 1 whole Frontier Organic Vanilla Bean
  • 1 pint jar with lid

To make the gift

  1. Layer powdered milk, cornstarch, sugar and spices into jar.
  2. Tuck vanilla bean into middle of jar.
  3. Replace lid and seal tightly. Decorate jar as desired.

Directions for Gift Receiver

You’ll Need

  • ½ gallon organic milk

Recipe directions:

  1. In a 3-quart pot, add milk.
  2. Slowly add ingredients from jar, whisking until thoroughly combined.
  3. Warm on medium-low heat until steaming. Do not allow to boil.
  4. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Remove vanilla bean.
  6. Chill in refrigerator until cool, and enjoy.

Makes 16 servings.

Overnight Oats with Chia & Almonds

This holiday season, give the gift of a hearty, nourishing breakfast with oatmeal you can make in the refrigerator.

To Make Gift

You’ll need

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoons Frontier Organic Chia Seeds
  • ½ teaspoon Frontier Organic Ceylon Cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon Frontier Organic Cocoa Powder
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds
  • 1 teaspoon Frontier Organic Cane Sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 pint jar with lid

To make the gift

  1. Layer oats, chia seeds, cinnamon, cocoa powder, almonds, sugar and salt into jar.
  2. Replace lid and seal tightly. Decorate jar as desired.

Directions for Gift Receiver

You’ll Need

  1. ½ cup milk or water

Recipe directions

  1. Into jar of oat mixture, add milk or water and stir.
  2. Seal jar and place in refrigerator overnight.
  3. Open, stir and enjoy cold.

Makes 1 serving.

No-bake Cacao Nib Energy Bites

A special gift your recipients can make without having to bake, featuring cacao nibs for a delightful chocolaty crunch.

To Make Gif

You’ll need

  • 1 cup granola
  • 2 cups pitted dates
  • ½ cup whole almonds
  • ¼ cup Frontier Organic Cacao Nibs
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 1 quart jar with lid

To make the Gift

  1. Layer granola, dates, almonds, cacao nibs, and oats in jar, making sure oats are last.
  2. Replace lid and seal tightly. Decorate jar as desired.

Directions for Gift Receiver

You’ll Need

  • ½ cup peanut, cashew or almond butter
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil or butter

Recipe directions

  1. Remove oats from jar and set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl or food processor, add remaining jar contents, peanut butter and coconut oil. Mix or process until thoroughly combined.
  3. Divide into 24 small portions and roll to form balls.
  4. Roll balls in oats to coat.
  5. Refrigerate for about 2 hours until firm, and enjoy.

Makes about 24 energy bites.

Pumpkin Spice Coffee Blend

Give your friends and loved ones an eye-opening gift with this pumpkin-spiced holiday pick-me-up.

To Make Gift

You’ll need

  • 1½ cups ground coffee
  • 2 tablespoons Frontier Organic Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 1 pint jar with lid

To make the gift

  1. In jar, combine coffee and pumpkin pie spice.
  2. Seal jar and shake to mix thoroughly.

Directions for Gift Receiver

Brew the same way as you would regular coffee.

Makes about 5 pots of coffee, depending on strength.

Get Creative

Try adding other spices to the coffee mix, like Frontier Organic Chicory Root or Vanilla Beans.

Add cream, Frontier Organic Cane Sugar and a sprinkle of Frontier Organic Ground Nutmeg, then stir with a Frontier Organic Cinnamon Stick.

Use a milk steamer and add simple syrup for a quick pumpkin spice latte.

Gunpowder Green Elderberry Tea

A colorful holiday gift with green tea.

To Make Gift

You’ll need

  • 1-pound Frontier Gunpowder Green Tea
  • 1-pound Frontier Elderberries
  • 6 quart jars

To make the gift

  1.  In a large bowl, combine tea and elderberries.
  2. Stir and divide into quart jars.
  3. Replace lid and seal tightly. Decorate jar as desired.

Directions for Gift Receiver

You’ll Need

Steep approximately 2 tablespoons in 8 ounces hot water to desired strength. Enjoy!

Makes approximately 20 cups of tea.

Get Creative

Pour loose leaf tea into reusable cotton tea bags and arrange as a wreath on your table or your tree.

Fill clear ball ornaments with loose-leaf tea and use as seasonal decorations.

Salt and Pepper Sampler

Give a gift that adds flavor, spice and appeal to any dish. Perfect for your favorite foodie or cooking enthusiast.

To Make Gift

You’ll need

  • 1 pound Frontier Whole Pink Peppercorns
  • 1 pound Frontier Whole Green Peppercorns
  • 1 pound Frontier Whole White Peppercorns
  • 1 pound Frontier Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 1 pound Frontier Himalayan Salt
  • 1 pound Frontier Fleur De Sel
  • 1 pound Frontier Grey Sea Salt
  • 1 pound Frontier Applewood Smoked Sea Salt
  • 8 Frontier 1-ounce Wide-Mouth Jars with Cap

To make the Gift

  1. Fill one container with pink peppercorns, one with green peppercorns, etc., to make eight containers of individual ingredients.
  2. Place all 8 jars into a box of your choice and decorate as desired.

Directions for Gift Receiver

Use whole peppercorns and salts in any salt or pepper grinder. 

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