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Layer the ingredients for homemade cocoa in a jar, add a ribbon and a tag, and you have a simple but stylish gift. This mix will fill a 1-quart jar (12 servings), but if your containers are different sizes, just keep the ratio of ingredients constant. On the back of the tag, write: "Mix contents in a large bowl. For each serving, place 1/3 cup cocoa mix in a mug and stir in 1 cup boiling water. Store remaining mix in airtight container."

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Credit: Victor Protasio

Recipe Summary

Makes 1 quart mix or 12 servings hot cocoa


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Instructions Checklist
  • Layer sugar, cocoa powder, powdered milk, salt, chocolate chips, and marshmallows.


Nutrition Facts

142 calories; calories from fat 20%; protein 3.7g; fat 3.2g; saturated fat 1.9g; carbohydrates 30g; fiber 2.6g; sodium 131mg; cholesterol 1mg.