Spiced Cocoa Mix

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“I don’t know if there’ll be snow but have a cup of cheer” with this quick and easy Spice Cocoa Mix.

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This mix is packaged in a quart-size can that has been painted light blue and sprinkled with sticker snowflakes. Small chocolate cups are filled with mini marshmallows and served with this cocoa mix. “It’s a Marshmallow World!”

Spiced Cocoa Mix

¼ cup unsweetened special dark cocoa

1 cup sugar

½ cup confectioner’s sugar

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

¼ teaspoon ground all spice

2 cups instant non-fat dry milk

1 cup non dairy creamer

10 small baggies


Mix all ingredients together in large bowl, stir to combine. Fill small baggies with dry mix.

Package for gift:  Fill a decorative tin with one cocoa mix baggie. Attach gift tag instructions with a small box of chocolate mini cups.

 Gift Tag Instructions: Place 2-3 tablespoons of mix into a 6 ounce mug,

add boiling water and stir. For richer chocolate, add warm milk.

Top with mini chocolate cups filled with mini marshmallows or dollop of whipped cream.

Chocolate Mini Cups  

½ cup semisweet chocolate chips

1 teaspoon shortening

Small paper baking cups

  1. Place chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl, process 50 seconds on high until chips melt.  
  2. Line mini paper cups with melted chocolate using a pastry brush. Let harden in refrigerator, when ready to use, remove paper cup from chocolate.
  3. To serve:  fill chocolate cup with whipped cream or mini marshmallows, sprinkle with cinnamon or nutmeg. Add to hot chocolate or coffee.
  4. Yield:  5 mini cups


Yields: 4 cups of mix