Peppermint Hot Cocoa Mix

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on December 16, 2015.



Peppermint Hot Cocoa Mix

  • 2 cups nonfat powdered milk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 2/3 cup powdered coffee creamer
  • 12 candy canes, crushed
  • 1-2 cups mini marshmallows


  1. In a large air tight container, combine all ingredients thoroughly.
  2. To enjoy hot, mix 1/3 cup of mix with 3/4 cup water.

Makes 15 servings.

Gift idea:

  1. In a large bowl, combine ingredients, except the candy canes and marshmallows.
  2. In an air tight glass jar, evenly distribute and layer ingredients starting from cocoa mix at the bottom, then candy canes, then marshmallows on the top.
  3. Wrap with baker's twine, a handwritten chalkboard label and tag.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving:
230 calories, 2 g fat, 1.5 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 250 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 37 g sugar, 4 g protein


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