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Peppermint Hot Cocoa Jars

This homemade hot chocolate mix recipe is a great DIY Christmas gift idea! Layered peppermint hot cocoa in a mason jar to make your friends and family feel loved. It takes five minutes to put this together, a guaranteed Christmas gift winner! A dry mix of cocoa powder, sugar, some chocolate chips, and crushed candy cane - Christmas in a jar!
Peppermint Hot Cocoa Jars Recipe | SideChef
This homemade hot chocolate mix recipe is a great DIY Christmas gift idea! Layered peppermint hot cocoa in a mason jar to make your friends and family feel loved. It takes five minutes to put this together, a guaranteed Christmas gift winner! A dry mix of cocoa powder, sugar, some chocolate chips, and crushed candy cane - Christmas in a jar!
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Ingredients

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Servings:
6
Serves 6
1/2 cup
Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
1/2 cup
Coffee Creamer
1/4 tsp
Fine Salt
1/3 cup
Semi-Sweet Mini Chocolate Chips
1/4 cup
Crushed Candy Canes
or Peppermint Candies
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
208
FAT
6.2 g
PROTEIN
2.1 g
CARBS
40.5 g

Author's Notes

Each jar makes 6 cups of hot peppermint cocoa.

Personalize your hot cocoa gift jar with handwritten serving instructions: How to Make Hot Cocoa: when you are craving a cup of hot cocoa, open the jar and stir the ingredients together. Stir 1/3 cup of the dry mix with 1 cup of hot water or milk. Top with marshmallows if you'd like and enjoy!

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Using a spoon, gently layer the ingredients in a clean pint mason jar with a lid. Start with the Granulated Sugar (1/2 cup) , then the Unsweetened Cocoa Powder (1/2 cup) , Coffee Creamer (1/2 cup) , Fine Salt (1/4 tsp) , Semi-Sweet Mini Chocolate Chips (1/3 cup) , and finally Candy Canes (1/4 cup) .
Step 2
Dress with a cute ribbon and instruction card (see notes for instructions).
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
208
% Daily Value*
Fat
6.2 g
8%
Saturated Fat
2.5 g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
0.0 mg
0%
Carbohydrates
40.5 g
15%
Fiber
3.4 g
12%
Sugars
33.5 g
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Protein
2.1 g
4%
Sodium
133.8 mg
6%
Vitamin D
--
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Calcium
22.7 mg
2%
Iron
1.7 mg
9%
Potassium
114.6 mg
2%
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