Hot Cocoa Mix Ornaments are so easy and frugal that you can make them for everyone on your Christmas list!
There are many hot cocoa varieties to choose from or you can make your own mix. In addition to the hot chocolate is the ornament that can be used again and again. Hot Cocoa Ornaments are basically two gifts in one!
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Sometimes it can be hard to find the perfect Christmas gift to pass out for co-workers, teachers, and neighbors etc. I just love simple homemade Christmas gifts like these Hot Cocoa Mix Ornaments. These are such a cute way to give everyone on your Christmas list a handmade item this Christmas season.
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I decided that I wanted to make several varieties. Not everyone I know loves chocolate so there is the wonderful white chocolate version too! The options are endless and there is so much room for creativity!
Moreover there are many ways to gift wrap the ornament. I like to wrap them together with a mug, candy canes and a dipped spoon!
Hot cocoa on a winter day is so comforting!
I also like including a mug and a chocolate dipped spoon or candy cane!
Here are some Christmas mugs I love:
I used clear plastic “craft” ornaments from Walmart. I checked into these ornaments and they say that you can put candy in them so they should be okay for Hot Cocoa Mix, but do your own research.
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These are 3.15 inches and have a 1/2 inch opening. Sometimes you can also find these in the craft sections at Walmart and Hobby Lobby. Just make sure they are disk shaped and not round so that you don’t need as much mix to fill them. If all you can find is the round shaped ornaments then use a smaller size like 2 1/2 inches instead of 3.
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- 1.38 Ounce hot chocolate
- 1 Tbsp. sprinkles
- 2 Tbsp. chocolate chips (or white chocolate chips, peppermint chips, etc. - paid link)
- 2 Tbsp. cup freeze dried marshmallows (Jet Puffed Mallow Bits, Kraft Brand - usually can be found by hot chocolate mixes)
- First start with a clean ornament and take the top off. Fill each ingredient into the ornament using a funnel.
- Start with the hot cocoa mix, sprinkles, chocolates and lastly the mallow bits. Put top back on.
- You will need to deliver these standing upright or wrap the top with plastic wrap to keep contents inside.
- It's ready to go. Just gift it alone or with the other items recommended! Easy and fun!
Ornament size will determine how much of each ingredient you need. The ones I use are flat on two sides and not a round ball shape... more of a disk shape.
Clear plastic fillable ornament. I suggest finding ones that are meant to be filled with hard candies like these disk ornaments (affiliate). They should be around 3 inches which is the perfect size for one hot cocoa mix packet.
Other supplies you'll need: tag or note on how to make the hot chocolate (see the post on how to sign up for the printable), note should say: mix with 8 oz. hot water.
Mug is optional but a nice touch.
Serving Size1 grams
Amount Per Serving Calories 211Total Fat 10gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 0mgSodium 42mgCarbohydrates 33gFiber 2gSugar 26gProtein 1g
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