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Hot Cocoa Mix Recipe

Hot Cocoa Mix

Makes 2 1/4 cups mix, enough for 8 drinks

Have fun layering cocoa mix ingredients in a decorative jar to create a pretty and tasty gift everyone will enjoy. Decorate the jar with a ribbon and candy cane tied on top. For a grown-up drink, we suggest adding a shot of Kahlua, peppermint schnapps, or amaretto after mixing with water.

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup dry milk powder
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup crushed candy canes
  • 1/2 cup mini-marshmallows

Directions:

  1. To assemble in jars, layer milk powder, cocoa powder, sugar, chocolate chips, candy canes, and mini marshmallows in a jar. Secure jar with lid.
  2. Directions for making cocoa: 
  3. Mix all ingredients until thoroughly combined. For each serving, place 1/3 cup cocoa mix in a mug. Slowly stir in 6 ounces boiling water. Continue stirring until smooth. Top with whipped cream, if desired.

Nutrition:

Amount Per Serving (based on 8 servings)
Calories: 220
Fat: 8 g
Saturated Fat: 4.5 g
Cholesterol: 10 mg
Sodium: 45 mg
Carbohydrates: 38 g
Fiber: 4 g
Sugar: 30 g
Protein: 6 g
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