Candy Cane Cocoa Mix

Annacia *


This makes a pretty layered gift for almost anyone. So quick and easy to make (once the candy canes are broken into suitable size pieces) that you can make several in just a few mins.

Option 1, Buy a few cute mugs and line with cellophane bags with enough of the mix to to make a mug of cocoa. It’s a little easier to just fill the bag a little bit, put it in the mug, then finish filling. D

Option 2, Fill as many Mason jars as you want to give with layers of the ingredients in the order listed. Close tightly, label or tag with instructions.

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1 to as many as you want


15 Min


No-Cook or Other


1-2 c
powdered milk
1/2 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 c
sugar or splenda
1/8 tsp
1/4 c
chocolate chips
1/4 c
crushed candy canes (about 3)
1/4 c
mini marshmallows (pink if possible)

Directions Step-By-Step

Layer ingredients in order listed above, pressing firmly after each layer.
Seal with lid and decorate as you like.
Add a Label or tag with Directions.
Remove marshmallows.
Mix all the ingredients together .
Make sure they are mixed well.
A trick is to put it in a food processor!
Fill a mug with ½ of mix and ½ hot water.
Top with the marshmallows.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids