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Servings: 4

Hot Cocoa Mix In A Jar

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
1 min
Total Time:
6 mins
Ever wonder how to make a Hot Cocoa Mix In A Jar, a fun and festive holiday gift? It actually is pretty easy, all you need is cocoa, sugar, powdered milk and toppings like mini marshmallows and crushed candy canes (toppings are totally optional).
A 16 oz Ball Jar with Hot Cocoa Mix In A Jar, decorated With Christmas ribbon (bow) and stickers, Optional free printable.
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  • 6 tbsp powdered milk
  • 6 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup mini Marshmallows
  • 2 tbsp crushed candy caned


To Make The Jars:

  1. In a 16 oz jar layer the powdered milk, cocoa powder and powdered sugar. Top with the candy canes and marshmallows. Close the lid and decorate with a ribbon and holiday stickers (optional).

To Prepare The Hot Cocoa:

  1. For 1 cup of hot cocoa, bring 1 1/4 cup of water to a boil. Carefully remove the marshmallows and crushed candy canes from the jar.
  2. Mix the contents of the jar together. Add about 1/2 cup of the mix to 1 1/4 cup of boiling water, whisk to combine. Cook for 1 minute, them pour into a mug. Top with marshmallows and candy canes. Enjoy!
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American

Nutrition Information

Calories: 124, Fat: 3g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 10mg, Sodium: 45mg, Potassium: 231mg, Carbohydrates: 21g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 17g, Protein: 4g, Vitamin A: 105%, Vitamin C: 1%, Calcium: 109%, Iron: 0.8%