Hot Cocoa Mix in a Jar

Hot Cocoa Mix in a Jar


"We take this to Holiday parties and on camping trips. Dress up the jar, and it makes a great Holiday gift."


10 m servings 231 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 231 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 10.4 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.1g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 9.8 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 160 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, combine powdered milk, chocolate pudding mix, chocolate drink mix powder, creamer, confectioners' sugar, and cocoa. Divide the mixture between two 1 quart jars. Seal, and decorate as desired. These can be stored in a dry area for up to 3 months.
  2. Attach a tag with the following instructions: Hot Cocoa: Dissolve 1/3 cup cocoa mix in 1 cup boiling water.
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  1. 254 Ratings


This is to die for hot cocoa, it really tastes like something from a gourmet coffee/chocolate shop! I made gift jars for Christmas and called it snowman soup! I used Coffee-Mate's creamy choco...

Made wonderful little gifts last Christmas. I added my own blend of cinnamon and nutmeg... yummy. Will do again this year!

This recipe saved me for Valentines Day! The gift i was planning on fell through last minute, so i needed something quick. I found a really adoreable jar at a craft store, and layered the ingred...

Absolutely delicious! Pre-made, store-bought cocoa tastes so bland after drinking this stuff! I advise using the Wal-Mart store brand chocolate drink mix (generic of Quik) because Quik doesn'...

It is without doubt the best I've ever had. I usually won't drink hot cocoa unless it's been whipped through the blender with milk added, but this recipe didn't need all that fuss. I'm giving it...

I decided to try this recipe for simple gifts this year. My 2 1/2 year old daughter helped me mix up the ingredients (she was very excited to help!) and we made two batches. We filled 6 pint j...

This recipe is incredibly filling. We took it camping and usually just had this for a quick meal when we didn't have any energy or desire to make anything else. When I made a 2nd batch, I did ...

Great recipe. Really quick and easy. My 4 year old loves it. Since Christmas is on a buget this year, we're giving this as gifts for the teachers.

Good recipe, but I added extra powdered milk and felt it tasted better.