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Magic Cocoa

Photo: Melanie Acevedo
Yield 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 gallon whole milk
  • 1 12-ounce bag Premium Dark Cocoa Candy Melts or semisweet chocolate chips

Nutrition Information

  • calcium 289 mg
  • calories 350
  • caloriesfromfat 1 %
  • carbohydrate 38 g
  • cholesterol 24 mg
  • fat 21 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • iron 1 mg
  • protein 10 mg
  • satfat 12 g
  • sodium 102 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat the milk over medium-low heat; don't let it boil. Add about 1/4 cup of the Candy Melts or semisweet chocolate chips to each of 8 mugs and fill them with the hot milk. Stir.

  2. Note: There's something enchanting for kids about watching hot milk turn into hot chocolate before their eyes. Instead of spoons, offer cinnamon sticks or candy canes for stirring.