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Hot Chocolate with Peppermints Jar Recipe

Easy Fast and Absolutely Delicious! These Hot Chocolate with Peppermints Jar Recipe are the best easy treat of the season! Anyone can make these and they are complete in about 5 minutes!

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Hot Chocolate Jar Recipe

Seriously, if you are giving a box of goodies to a friend, this will be the easiest addition you can possibly make! Give hot chocolate with peppermints in a jar and let your friend make delicious hot chocolate when they are ready to curl up on the couch and relax!

You can make some in literal minutes and it tastes like you spent hours creating the best hot chocolate with peppermints concoction!

Besides, it looks so cute in a box with other treats!

Here’s What You’ll Need For This Recipe

  • Confectioners Sugar
  • Cocoa Powder
  • Powdered Milk
  • Optional – mini marshmallows
  • Candy Canes or Peppermint Candies – crushed

Here’s How You Do It

  1. Mix together and whisk
  2. Crush Candy Canes
  3. Put into jars!
cocoa powder for hot chocolate with peppermints jar recipe

Tips and Tricks for Perfect Hot Chocolate Jar Recipe

  • This is a fun and versatile recipe to give for the holidays! Package in mason type jars and give handwritten instructions.
  • You could give this gift with a set of mugs and some fun stir sticks (like candy canes).
  • Be sure to whisk these ingredients to remove any lumps.
  • If you note that the mixture is still lumpy, sift through a kitchen strainer.
  • For an optional addition to your gift, you could add some mini marshmallows, crushed chocolate bits.
  • Want to know everything about hot chocolate? Check out the History of Hot Chocolate!
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) about Hot Chocolate with Peppermints Jar Recipe

Can I Freeze This Treat?

Yes, you CAN freeze this treat! Wrap it well in freezer safe wrap and then freeze for up to 3 months. There really is no need to freeze because it’s shelf stable for months!

How Long Does This Keep?

This will keep in a sealed container for 6 months.

What’s the Best Way to Keep This Treat?

The best way to keep this treat is in a sealed container like a zip lock bag or a plastic container with a sealable lid.

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Hot Chocolate with Peppermints Jar Recipe

A fast, easy gift to give at this holiday season and it's done and ready in about 5 minutes.
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Course: beverage
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Hot Chocolate Jar Recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 400kcal
Author: Wendi Spraker

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Confectioners Sugar
  • 1 Cup Unsweetened Cocoa
  • 2 Cups Powdered Milk
  • 1 Candy Cane

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, mix together the sugar, cocoa and powdered milk. Use a whisk if you notice any lumps.
  • Portion into half pint jars and label for gifts.
  • Crush Candy Cane and portion between the jars
  • Instructions for use: 1/2 cup mix with 1/2 cup hot water. Stir well.

Notes

  • This is a fun and versatile recipe to give for the holidays! Package in mason type jars and give handwritten instructions.
  • You could give this gift with a set of mugs and some fun stir sticks (like candy canes).
  • Be sure to whisk these ingredients to remove any lumps.
  • If you note that the mixture is still lumpy, sift through a kitchen strainer.
  • For an optional addition to your gift, you could add some mini marshmallows, crushed chocolate bits.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Hot Chocolate with Peppermints Jar Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 400 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 41mg14%
Sodium 162mg7%
Potassium 787mg22%
Carbohydrates 65g22%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 56g62%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 399IU8%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 408mg41%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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