Cinnamon: 5 Things You Didn’t Know

Cinnamon, most commonly used in baking, boasts a whole host of exciting possibilities! Are you selling cinnamon short? Add some spice to your life – in moderation, of course. Here are 5 facts you might not know about cinnamon: 1. Snack Attack: Cinnamon makes a delicious addition to a variety of snacks! Mix it with oil, sugar, cayenne and salt ...

February: What’s Happening

Wow, is it February already? So much to do, so little time… Be sure you squeeze in the great outdoors with the important people in your life and schedule some fun along the way! Whether you like your fun indoors or out, we’ve got something to suit everyone at the resort this month – here are some of the activities ...

Oatmeal Lace Cookies

Want to try something a little different over the holidays? These delicate oatmeal lace cookies are unique and delicious – we dare you to eat just one! Ingredients: 1 cup butter 2 ¼ cups light brown sugar 2 ¼ cups rolled oats 3 tbsp. all-purpose flour 1 tsp. salt 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 tsp. vanilla Directions: Preheat oven to ...

Peanut Butter Bacon Cookies

Are you participating in a cookie exchange for the holidays? Try our recipe for Peanut Butter Bacon cookies, it's a unique twist on a definite winner! Ingredients: 1 cup creamy peanut butter ½ cup white sugar ½ cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 tsp. baking soda 7 slices cooked and diced bacon Directions: Preheat oven to 375°. Beat peanut butter, ...

December: What’s Happening

December brings wintery temps and holiday excitement! As we get into the spirit of the season, we’ve got lots planned at the resort… From a week of family fun to celebrating the New Year, 3 different ways! Here’s just some of what we’ve got planned for this month: Be Our Guest: Why not plan a stay-cation and spend your Christmas break with ...

Apple Cider Sangria

Looking for a signature drink for your next gathering? Give our Apple Cider Sangria a try! Directions: Fill a wine glass with ice. Add 1 oz. Grand Marnier. Add 3 oz. white wine and apple cider. Stir and garnish with an apple slice. Need some more recipes for your holiday entertaining? Visit us here: http://www.hockley.com/?s=recipe

Pumpkin Brownies

If you just can’t get enough of fall’s favourite flavour, give our pumpkin brownie recipe a try! Ingredients: ¾ cup all-purpose flour ½ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt ¾ cup butter, melted 1 ½ cups white sugar 2 tsp. vanilla extract ¼ cup cocoa powder ½ cup pumpkin puree ¾ tsp. ground cinnamon ½ tsp. each ground nutmeg and ...

Pumpkin Mousse

Looking for a lighter take on a seasonal flavour? Try our recipe for pumpkin mousse! Ingredients: 15 oz. pumpkin puree 1 cup plus 2 cups heavy cream (35%) ¾ cups icing sugar ½ tsp. pumpkin pie spice 1 tbsp. vanilla extract Directions: In a pot, heat pumpkin puree and 1 cup of heavy cream. Add sugar, spice and vanilla. Transfer mixture ...