Warm Up with Hot Chocolate in a Jar!

Hot chocolate mix in mason jar

The holiday season is here, and the weather is cool. Therefore, it’s the perfect time for a delicious cup of hot chocolate! Keep warm this season with these great recipes for cocoa in a jar.

White as Snow Hot Chocolate

Snow sounds like a nice way to start off the winter months. Bring some to your home with these quick and easy white hot chocolate recipe.

You’ll need: Mason jars, 1 cup of white chocolate, 1/2 cup of powdered sugar, 2 cups of powdered milk, large marshmallows.

Step 1: Mix the powdered sugar and powdered milk together.

Step 2: Once combined, divide the dry mixture between the mason jars.

Step 3: Next, sprinkle the white chocolate chips into the mason jars, over the dry mixture.

Step 4: Follow by filling the remaining space in the jars with large marshmallows.

To serve, simply scoop some of the dry mixture, white chocolate chips, and marshmallows into a mug. Then, add hot water to the mix and stir until dissolved. Finish off the cup with a few extra marshmallows and enjoy!

Traditional Hot Chocolate

Use traditional hot chocolate mix as a base for any cocoa drink you’re craving. Here’s how you can make your own.

You’ll need: Mason jars, 2 cups of powdered sugar, 2 cups of powdered milk (or instant nonfat dry milk), 1 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder.

Step 1: Mix all of these ingredients together.

Step 2: Divide the dry mixture into the mason jars.

To serve, pour a few spoonfuls of the hot chocolate mix into a mug. Then, add hot water and stir.

Traditional Hot Chocolate Additives

Would you like to take your hot chocolate to a whole new level? Create a cocoa masterpiece by adding these combinations of ingredients to your Traditional Hot Chocolate.

**These recipes make 1 cup of cocoa. Start each cup with 2-3 tablespoons of hot chocolate mix and hot water.

Citrus Cocoa Twist

1/2 tablespoon of grated orange zest, 2 tablespoons of orange juice, 2 tablespoons of dark chocolate

Peppermint Paradise

1/2 teaspoon of peppermint extract, 2 tablespoons of dark chocolate, 1 candy cane

Aztec Spice

3 tablespoons of dark chocolate, a dash of cinnamon, a dash of Cayenne pepper

Caramel Cocoa

2 tablespoons of dark chocolate, 2 tablespoons of caramel sauce, whipped cream

Peanut Butter

1 tablespoon of dark chocolate, 3 tablespoons of peanut butter, whipped cream

Nutella Hot Chocolate

2 tablespoons of Nutella and a pinch of salt, whipped cream

Irish Cocoa

3 tablespoons of dark chocolate, 1 oz Bailey’s Irish Cream, whipped cream


Now that you’ve got these delicious hot cocoa recipes, you just need to pick up the necessary ingredients and make a cup of your home. So, jump into a vehicle from Scott Family of Dealerships and head out to the market and purchase these items. Then, stay warm and cozy with this flavorful, homemade treat!