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Peppermint Hot Cocoa in a Jar and Spin to Win


Peppermint Hot Cocoa Jar


  • 1/2 cup  Rich Milk Chocolate Flavor NESTLÉ Hot Cocoa Mix
  • 2 Tbsp.  crushed starlight mints
  • 1 oz.  BAKER’S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 cup  JET-PUFFED Miniature Marshmallows
  • Mason or other jar



  • Layer ingredients in clean 1-1/2 cup jar with hinged lid.
  • Seal jar, then attach preparation directions. (we used a label and put it on the back of the jar.


Empty contents of jar into 1-qt. heatproof pitcher. Stir in 2-1/4 cups hot water or hot milk until mix is dissolved. Pour into 3 mugs and enjoy!

Honey and I took a few minutes out of our busy weekend to whip up some very fun and yummy Christmas treats for the family. Honey loves to make things crafts, food, you name it. So when I saw the recipe/craft for this Peppermint Hot Cocoa Jar I new it would be something quick and easy for us to make and something everyone would appreciate. This was just one of many holiday recipes I found featured at Kraft Foods.

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What do you usually have for Christmas dinner? Or what is your favorite holiday dish or dessert?

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own.

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Colleen Shibley Mother to 3 kids, wife to an awesome & thoughtful husband, soccer & baseball mom, beach lover, book reader, working woman by day, and blogger by night. Blogging from sunny South Florida passionate about health & fitness, entertainment, and enjoying family time...[Read More...]


  1. These turned out great! And it’s such an easy gift to make! They’d be perfect for my co-workers.

  2. denise smith says:

    i make these as gift`s for the kids teacher they love them

  3. my uncle usually makes his famous double layer pumpkin pie

  4. Allison Downes says:

    This is a really cute idea! I would like to make these to give as gifts. I love Pumpkin Rolls. Thank you for sharing!

  5. So yummy! What a great gift too!

  6. I love these kinds of gifts. They are so fun and easy to make.

  7. We have a Christmas brunch with ham.

  8. What a great gift idea, kind of wish I had some of that hot cocoa right now, it’s actually chilly here today.

  9. That sounds amazing! I could use some hot cocoa right now. :)

  10. Robin Wilson says:

    That is super, super cute! I am going to forward this to my sister too who has been looking for some things that she can make to give at Christmas! Thanks so much.

  11. These would make great gifts for my Grandchildren’s teachers and even the newspaper
    and postal service delivery persons

  12. So cute! These would make adorable gifts for our neighbors. :)

  13. I bet that tastes really good. I never thought of adding mints to cocoa!

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