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Hot Cocoa Mix recipe is easy and inexpensive homemade Christmas gifts via flouronmyface.com #ChristmasWeek

Homemade Instant Hot Cocoa Mix #4

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
This Instant Hot Cocoa Mix will make 9-10 cups of hot cocoa mix. You can make 9-10 homemade holiday gifts with this recipe.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 10 jars
Calories 599 kcal


  • 9.3 oz Nesquick
  • 5 cups powdered milk (or two 9.6 oz packages Carnation Instant Milk)
  • 1 ½ cups non-dairy powdered coffee creamer
  • 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
  • 2 jumbo candy canes
  • mini marshmallows
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  • Sift all the dry ingredients one at a time into a very large bowl.
  • Mix with a large spoon until ingredients are uniform in color. (No streaks of white visible.)
  • Crush the jumbo candy canes and mix in with the cocoa mix.
  • Layer cocoa mix in a mason jar with mini marshmallows.

To make one cup of cocoa

  • Heat a mug of milk in the microwave.
  • Mix 4 tablespoons of the instant cocoa mix in the mug of hot milk.
  • Garnish with whipped cream and crushed candy cane.


Calories: 599kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 533mg | Potassium: 1107mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 67g | Vitamin A: 780IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 785mg | Iron: 1mg
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