Celebrate with Orion!


To be human is to explore. Same goes for planning holiday treats!  We've explored a few great recipes that will make any party a hit. 

Mars Sugar Cookies



  • A batch of your favorite sugar cookie recipe. Store bought sugar cookies work great.
  • Four drops of red food coloring
  • One tsp. Cinnamon


Mix all the ingredients.  Place spoon-sized portions of cookie dough on baking sheet.  Bake at 375 for 8 -10 minutes.  Let cool and serve.

Splash-Down Punch:



  • 1 container of frozen Lime-Aid
  • 2 packets of blue raspberry flavored powdered drink
  • 1 two-liter bottle of lemon-lime soda
  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 cups of ice


Mix all ingredients together and serve.

Heat Shield Popcorn:



  • 4 cups of popcorn.  Microwave popcorn works just fine.
  • 3 tablespoons of your favorite hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • Pepper to taste.


Prepare popcorn.  In a seperate bowl melt butter.  Add hot sauce to melted butter.  Once popcorn is ready combine the popcorn with the hot sauce mixture.  Add pepper and serve.



December 16, 2014