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<p>The holidays are here, and two flavors that say “’tis the season!” are gingerbread and peppermint. The holiday coffee recipes below offer a caffeine kick for those with a lot left on their list or a comforting cup to those ready to relax. Some added bonuses? They are made with all-natural ingredients rather than “pumps of flavor” and cost much less than a cup from the drive-thru. </p> <h3><strong>PEPPERMINT MOCHA<br /></strong></h3> <p><strong>INGREDIENTS </strong></p> <p>Peppermint Mocha</p> <p>1/4 cup milk</p> <p>6-8 ounces black coffee</p> <p>1 tablespoon chocolate syrup (or more, to taste)</p> <p>1/8 teaspoon peppermint extract (or more, to taste)</p> <p>crushed peppermint candies, <em>optional</em></p> <p><strong>HOW YOU'LL MAKE IT</strong></p> <p>Warm milk in a small saucepan or in the microwave. Pour warm milk into black coffee. Stir in chocolate syrup and peppermint extract, adjust to taste and garnish with crushed peppermint candies if desired. </p> <p> </p> <h3><strong>GINGERBREAD COFFEE<br /></strong></h3> <p><strong>INGREDIENTS </strong></p> <p>3 tablespoons molasses</p> <p>1/4 cup brown sugar</p> <p>1/2 cup water</p> <p>1 teaspoon ground cinnamon</p> <p>1 teaspoon ground ginger</p> <p>6-8 ounces coffee, prepared the way you like it</p> <p><strong>HOW YOU'LL MAKE IT</strong></p> <p>In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine molasses, brown sugar, water, cinnamon and ginger. Continue cooking, stirring often, until mixture thickens and has a syrupy consistency, about five minutes. Meanwhile, prepare a cup of coffee the way you like it. Add two tablespoons of gingerbread syrup to coffee, stir well and enjoy. Refrigerate the remaining syrup for up to five days.</p> <p> </p>