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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.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: beverage
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Hot Chocolate Jar Recipe
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 400kcal
Author: Wendi Spraker
Cost: $8

Equipment

  • bowl
  • spatula
  • measuring cups and spoons
  • jar
  • whisk
  • kitchen strainer

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.

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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

Calories: 400kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 162mg | Potassium: 787mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 56g | Vitamin A: 399IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 408mg | Iron: 2mg