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DIY Hot Chocolate Gift with Peppermint Spoons

An easy and adorable gift to give.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 gifts
Calories 715kcal


Cocoa Mix Ingredients:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup dark chocolate baking cocoa
  • ¼ cup powdered milk
  • One pinch of salt
  • ½ cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows

Peppermint Spoons Ingredients:

  • 1 cup melting chocolate
  • ½ cup peppermint candies crushed
  • Plastic spoons


Cocoa Mix Instructions:

  • Combine sugar, dark chocolate baking cocoa, powdered milk, and salt in a bowl and mix well.
  • Pour six tablespoons of the mixture into a plastic bag.
  • Top mixture with a handful of dark chocolate chips.
  • Top chocolate chips with a handful of marshmallows.

Peppermint Spoons Instructions:

  • Melt chocolate according to package instructions.
  • Dip each spoon into the melted chocolate.
  • Sprinkle pieces of crushed peppermint candy on top.
  • Allow the chocolate to cool completely and set before packaging each spoon it a small clear gift bag.

Gift Assembly Instructions:

  • Place packaged hot chocolate mix inside mug.
  • Place packaged spoons inside mug.
  • Cut a piece of decorative cardstock to fit the printable gift tag and glue printable gift tag on top.
  • Attach gift tag to the mug’s handle.


Note: Each hot chocolate gift bag includes three servings of hot chocolate.


Calories: 715kcal | Carbohydrates: 126g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 72mg | Potassium: 458mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 105g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 159mg | Iron: 2mg