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Peppermint Hot Cocoa Bombs


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Peppermint Hot Cocoa Bombs are full of minty goodness! If you’re craving that peppermint flavor to help ring in the holiday season, these are the perfect homemade treats that you can literally make today!

Peppermint Hot Cocoa Bombs on wooden platter  next to a glass jar with a red ribbon on it

There’s just something about that peppermint flavor that will warm up your belly and your tastebuds. Once the cocoa bombs melt and all that goodness is released, it’s certain to be a truly delightful treat!

Peppermint Hot Cocoa Bombs on wooden platter  next to a glass jar with a red ribbon on it, a tin can, and a red decoration

How do you store hot cocoa bombs?

Once you’re done making them, you just need to store them in an airtight container until you’re ready to use them.

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What You’ll Need to Make Peppermint Hot Cocoa Bombs

Here are all of the ingredients and materials you’ll need to create these Peppermint Hot Cocoa Bombs:

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of White Candy Melts
  • ½ cups of Red Candy Melts
  • 2 cups of Hot Chocolate Mix
  • 2 cups of Mini Marshmallows
  • ½ cup of Crushed Peppermint Candies 
ingredients needed for hot cocoa bombs

Equipment needed:

  • Bath bomb mold or candy mold

How to Make Peppermint 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 the white candy melts in a microwave-safe bowl then melt according to the directions on the package.

melting white chocolate candy for cocoa bombs

Step Two

Once melted, take 2 tablespoons of the melted white candy and fill the molds. Use the back of the spoon to spread it out up and down the sides and keep it thick so it’s sturdy. Do this for all the molds.

adding chocolate into molds

Step three

Pop in the freezer for 5 minutes to get firm.

Step four

Take the molds out of the freezer and give the sides a gentle tap. This will help to loosen the chocolate so it will come out without breaking.

sliding the molds out carefully

Step five

Fill half of the molds (6) with 2 tablespoons of the hot chocolate mix, 1 teaspoon of the sprinkles, 1 teaspoon of the crushed peppermints, and up to 8 mini marshmallows.

adding in ingredients for hot cocoa bombs into the molds

Step six

Put a plate in the microwave and heat it until it’s warm to the touch. Take an empty half of the molds and press it open-faced down on the warm plate. Leave it for 10 seconds to start to melt that edge.

melting edges to attach molds

Step seven

Once you notice that it’s starting to melt, take that melted edge and place it on the other filled half of the mold.

Step eight

Put the red candy melts in a microwave-safe bowl and melt according to the directions on the package.

Step nine

Using a fork, drizzle the melted red chocolate over the top of the cocoa bombs then follow up with adding sprinkles as well.

drizzling on chocolate and sprinkles

Store in airtight container until you’re ready to use!

adding cocoa bomb to mason jar

Suggestions and Tips

Once you are ready to use your hot cocoa bombs, just place them in a mug or mason jar and add 2 cups of hot milk. Stir and enjoy!

Peppermint Hot Cocoa Bombs Recipe

You can print off the complete ingredient list and instructions for these Peppermint Hot Cocoa Bombs below.

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Peppermint Hot Cocoa Bombs on serving tray

Peppermint Hot Cocoa Bombs

If you love the taste of peppermint, you're going to love these hot cocoa bombs!
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Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups of White Candy Melts
  • ½ cups of Red Candy Melts
  • 2 cups of Hot Chocolate Mix
  • 2 cups of Mini Marshmallows
  • ½ cup of Crushed Peppermint Candies 

Instructions
 

  • Put the white candy melts in a microwave-safe bowl then melt according to the directions on the package.
  • Once melted, take 2 tablespoons of the melted white candy and fill the molds. Use the back of the spoon to spread it out up and down the sides and keep it thick so it's sturdy. Do this for all the molds.
  • Pop in the freezer for 5 minutes to get firm.
  • Take the molds out of the freezer and give the sides a gentle tap. This will help to loosen the chocolate so it will come out without breaking.
  • Fill half of the molds (6) with 2 tablespoons of the hot chocolate mix, 1 teaspoon of the sprinkles, 1 teaspoon of the crushed peppermints, and up to 8 mini marshmallows.
  • Put a plate in the microwave and heat it until it's warm to the touch. Take an empty half of the molds and press it open-faced down on the warm plate. Leave it for 10 seconds to start to melt that edge.
  • Once you notice that it's starting to melt, take that melted edge and place it on the other filled half of the mold.
  • Put the red candy melts in a microwave-safe bowl and melt according to the directions on the package.
  • Using a fork, drizzle the melted red chocolate over the top of the cocoa bombs then follow up with adding sprinkles as well.
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