This festive cocoa mix is the perfect gift for the holidays

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Nothing is cozier than a cup of steaming hot cocoa! If you’re craving a sweet treat that will warm you up this winter, try one of these tasty hot cocoa hacks. These hacks are sure to be enjoyed by kids and adults alike, and are the perfect creative way to level up family gatherings!

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Hot Cocoa Hack 1: DIY Cocoa Mix

No hot cocoa mix in your cupboard? No problem! You can make your very own tasty cocoa mix with ingredients you likely have in your pantry. Just mix together ½ cup cocoa powder, ½ cup granulated sugar, and ¼ cup skim milk powder. Add the mixture to a mason jar, then class it up with some sprinkles, marshmallows, and chocolate chips. Tie a ribbon around the lid to transform the DIY cocoa mix into a sweet gift or stocking stuffer!

Hot Cocoa Hack 2: Whipped Cream Shapes

These whipped cream shapes are such a fun and tasty way to decorate your cup of hot cocoa. Simply add a layer of whipped cream to a baking sheet and freeze it until it solidifies. Then, use cookie cutters to cut shapes out of the whipped cream. Store them in the freezer or add them to your next cup of hot cocoa!

Hot Cocoa Hack 3: Hot Cocoa Cups

These hot cocoa cups are as adorable as they are delicious! To make them, swirl melted chocolate halfway up the sides of silicone cupcake liners. Freeze the cupcake liners, then remove the chocolate cups. Fill the cups with mini marshmallows, chocolates, candies, nuts, or any other tasty flavor combos you can think of. Then, melt the chocolate cups in hot milk and enjoy!

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