Give the gift of Mesquite and Prickly Pear!
Give a piece of the Tucson desert to your loved ones this season. At the Sunday Rillito Park Farmers Market find pre-packaged mesquite cookie and prickly pear margarita mixes from Aravaipa Heirlooms.
Mesquiteros™ Mesquite Lovers’ Chocolate Chip Cookie Kits offer unrivaled treats made with Sonoran Desert mesquite flour, dark chocolate, and local pecans. Kits include detailed instructions (including food science tips) and a brightly colored silicone spatula. At $20 per bag (Makes 4 Dozen Cookies ), the attractive package begs no gift wrap, ribbons, or bows. Ingredients: Dark chocolate, brown sugar, unbleached red winter wheat flour, Sonoran Desert mesquite flour, sprouted barley flour, cane sugar, pecans, sea salt, baking soda, Mexican vanilla.
Gourmet Prickly Pear Margarita Mix – $12 / 12oz. Jar (Makes a Full Pitcher)
Owners Jeau and Charlie of Aravaipa Heirlooms have many other great locally-made products: Jellies, Prickly Pear Popsicles, Mesquite Flour & Other Baking Mixes. Make sure you stop by their booth while supplies last!