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Old Fashioned Candy Hot Cocoa Bombs


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These Old Fashioned Candy Hot Cocoa Bombs are legit amazing and delicious! Not only are they fun to make but they’ll transport you right back to sitting in your grandma’s kitchen as well. We all have fond memories of that old fashioned candy, right?

Old Fashioned Candy Hot Cocoa Bombs  in sleigh with white mug

Since this recipe not only uses white chocolate and a few of my other favorite ingredients, there’s no way that you’ll be able to deny this sweet, sweet flavor. In fact, it’s going to change the way you make your hot cocoa from here on out!

Old Fashioned Candy Hot Cocoa Bomb being added to mug

How do you store hot cocoa bombs once made?

You’ll want to be certain to store them in an airtight container until you’re ready to use them. They should be fine for several days without any issues.

Since the outer chocolate shell is keeping all the ingredients inside, they’ll stay fresh, too. Many people worry that the marshmallows will become hard or dry out but that couldn’t be further from the truth!

What You’ll Need To Make These Old Fashioned Candy Hot Cocoa Bombs

Here are all of the ingredients and materials you’ll need to create these amazing Old Fashioned Candy Hot Cocoa Bombs.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of White Candy Melts
  • 2 cups of Hot Chocolate Mix
  • 2 cups of Mini Marshmallows
  • ¼ cup of Red Candy Melts
  • ¼ cup of Orange Candy melts
  • 1/2 cup Crushed Old Fashioned Christmas Candies 
ingredients to make Old Fashioned Candy Hot Cocoa Bombs

Equipment

  • Bath bomb mold or candy mold
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How to Make Old Fashioned Candy Hot Cocoa Bombs

Once you have everything listed above, you’re ready to get started! Here’s what you’ll need to do:

Step One

Put all the candy melts in separate bowls and melt in the microwave per the package directions.

Step Two

With a piping bag or a fork, take the melted orange and drizzle it on the bottom of the molds. Then, do the same with the red. They will cross over each other, it’s okay.

drizzling melted chocolate on the bottom of the molds

Step three

Pop the molds in the freezer for 5 minutes.

Step four

Take out of the freezer and put 1 tablespoon of the melted white chocolate in all the molds. Use the back of your spoon to smooth it out on the bottom and up the sides. Do this with all 12 molds.

adding in white chocolate to the molds

Step five

Put back in the freezer for 5 minutes.

Step six

Take out of the freezer and give the sides a tap. This will help to loosen the chocolate so you can easily remove from the molds.

removing chocolate from molds

Step seven

You’re going to fill fill 6 of the molds with 1 tablespoon of hot chocolate mix, 1 tablespoon of the crushed Old Fashioned Christmas Candies, and 8 mini marshmallows.

filling molds

Step eight

Put a microwave-safe plate in the microwave and heat until warm to the touch. Once heated, remove and take the empty chocolate mold and put it face down on the warm plate. This should melt the edge.

Step nine

Once melted, immediately place on the other half of the cocoa bomb and hold in place. This should make them form a complete circle.

putting the molds together with the filling ingreidients in the background

Step ten

Drizzle chocolate over the top and put some of the crushed candy on top as well.

hot cocoa bombs next to a white mug in red sleigh

Suggestions and Tips

These are great gift ideas as well! You can easily put these in a cute box and deliver them to your family and friends.

Don’t forget to tell them how to use them – just add to their favorite mug and pour over 2 cups of hot milk. That’s it!

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Old Fashioned Candy Hot Cocoa Bombs Recipe

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Old Fashioned Candy Hot Cocoa Bombs

These hot cocoa bombs are a wonderful way to make a cup of hot chocolate!
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Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups of White Candy Melts
  • 2 cups of Hot Chocolate Mix
  • 2 cups of Mini Marshmallows
  • ¼ cup of Red Candy Melts
  • ¼ cup of Orange Candy melts
  • 1/2 cup Crushed Old Fashioned Christmas Candies 
  • Bath Bomb Mold or Candy Mold

Instructions
 

  • Put all the candy melts in separate bowls and melt in the microwave per the package directions.
  • With a piping bag or a fork, take the melted orange and drizzle it on the bottom of the molds. Then, do the same with the red. They will cross over each other, it's okay.
  • Pop the molds in the freezer for 5 minutes.
  •  Take out of the freezer and put 1 tablespoon of the melted white chocolate in all the molds. Use the back of your spoon to smooth it out on the bottom and up the sides. Do this with all 12 molds.
  • Put back in the freezer for 5 minutes.
  • Take out of the freezer and give the sides a tap. This will help to loosen the chocolate so you can easily remove from the molds.
  • You're going to fill Fill 6 of the molds with 1 tablespoon of hot chocolate mix, 1 tablespoon of the crushed Old Fashioned Christmas Candies and 8 mini marshmallows.
  • Put a microwave-safe plate in the microwave and heat until warm to the touch. Once heated, remove and take the empty chocolate mold and put it face down on the warm plate. This should melt the edge.
  • Once melted, immediately place on the other half of the cocoa bomb and hold in place. This should make them form a complete circle.
  • Drizzle chocolate over the top and put some of the crushed candy on top as well.
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