Cold Brew Picnic Recipes

Celebrate National Picnic Day with buzzy cold brew recipes made with Chameleon Cold-Brew that are perfect for a meal outside on a beautiful day.

Bite Sized Churro Bites

Made with Chameleon Cold-Brew Ready to Enjoy Mexican Coffee
Celebrate National Picnic Day with buzzy cold brew recipes made with Chameleon Cold-Brew that are perfect for any picnic with friends.

Ingredients

Churro Toppings
  • 14 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  • Bring Chameleon, butter and salt to a boil then remove from heat and stir in flour until a ball forms.
  • Add to a stand mixer* and mix on low with a paddle attachment for 1 minute. Then increase speed to medium and add eggs 1 at a time until fully incorporated. *This can also be done by hand.
  • When cool enough to handle, spoon churro mix into a piping bag with a large star tip and refrigerate 1 hour+.
  • Heat about 2 inches of oil in a pot to about 360°F and pipe 1 inch churros into the oil, cutting them with scissors or a knife as you go.
  • Fry, turning once, about 40 seconds per side or until golden then transfer to a towel lined plate. Dust with cinnamon sugar mixture while still hot.
  • Repeat #4 – 5 until you’ve finished frying the remaining dough.

Chocolate Covered Latte Popsicles

Made with Chameleon Cold-Brew Mocha Coffee Concentrate
Celebrate National Picnic Day with buzzy cold brew recipes made with Chameleon Cold-Brew that are perfect for any picnic with friends.

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Whisk together Chameleon, milk, and maple.
  • Pour into popsicle molds, add sticks and freeze until solid, 4+ hours.
  • Once frozen, option to dip in chocolate and sprinkle with coconut shavings or chopped nuts.

Pecan Toffee Coffee Popcorn

Made with Chameleon Cold-Brew Pecan Coffee Concentrate

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 300°F
  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter then add the Chameleon, brown sugar and sea salt.
  • Stir mixture until it comes to a boil. Reduce heat to low and let simmer without stirring for 5 – 10 minutes until mixture is golden and thickens enough to briefly leave a trail when a spoon is scraped along the bottom of the saucepan.
  • Drizzle toffee over popped popcorn and pecans then stir to evenly coat.
  • Lay popcorn flat on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Bake 20 – 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
  • Let cool at room temperature then break up any clumps.
  • Store in an airtight container until ready to serve.

Coffee Puppy Chow

Made with Chameleon Cold-Brew Black Coffee Concentrate
Celebrate National Picnic Day with buzzy cold brew recipes made with Chameleon Cold-Brew that are perfect for any picnic with friends.

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Melt chocolate and whisk together with Chameleon Cold-Brew and peanut butter until smooth.
  • Fold cereal into chocolate mixture gently to coat, little by little if that makes it easier!
  • Let cereal mixture cool to about room temperature.
  • Pour powdered sugar into a large plastic bag, add chocolatey cereal and shake until coated.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate in sealed container.

Cold Brew Smoked Texas Tacos

Made with Chameleon Cold-Brew Black Coffee Concentrate
Celebrate National Picnic Day with buzzy cold brew recipes made with Chameleon Cold-Brew that are perfect for any picnic with friends.

Ingredients

Rub:
  • 1TBSP salt
  • 1TBSP pepper
  • 2TBSP ground coffee
  • 2TBSP brown sugar
  • 1TBSP mustard powder
  • 1TBSP garlic powder
Toppings:

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Mix together all the rub ingredients in a small bowl.
  • On the parchment lined baking sheet, rub the seasoning all over the rub so that no meat or red” is showing.
  • Pour liquid smoke and cold brew onto the baking sheet to create a puddle.” Place the chuck into the puddle, so it’s surrounded by the liquid.
  • Cover tightly with foil wrapped around the whole baking/​roast sheet at least twice.
  • Bake in 250 oven for 3 12 hours, remove foil and bake uncovered for the last 30 minutes.
  • Remove and let cool for 5 minutes before slicing.
  • Slice to desired thickness for tacos.
  • Top with red onion, cilantro, and cold brew BBQ.

Spiced Bacon Cold Brew Chutney

Made with Chameleon Cold-Brew Black Coffee Concentrate
Celebrate National Picnic Day with buzzy cold brew recipes made with Chameleon Cold-Brew that are perfect for any picnic with friends.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound bacon
  • 2 medium red onions, sliced fine
  • 2 yellow onions, sliced fine
  • 1 jalapeño, deseeded and minced
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 12 tsp chipotle powder
  • 12 cup Chameleon Cold-Brew Black Coffee Concentrate
  • 12 cup red wine vinegar
  • 14 cup maple syrup

Instructions

  • In a large pan, cook bacon over medium heat until the fat is rendered and the bacon is brown. Set bacon aside on paper towel.
  • Remove all, but about 3 tablespoons bacon grease from pan and add onions, jalapeño, salt and chipotle.
  • Cover with a lid and cook for about 30 minutes over medium-low until the onions have softened but not browned.
  • Meanwhile, finely chop the cooked bacon.
  • To the onion mixture, add remaining ingredients including bacon.
  • Cook on low for about an hour, stirring often until about 14 cup of liquid remains, the bacon has softened and the onions are dark and rich in color.
  • Remove from heat and place in an airtight container and seal.
  • Refrigerate as soon as jars are cool enough to handle. Store for up to 6 weeks to develop flavor or serve immediately on everything.

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