DIY Hot Cocoa Gift Jar

Spread cheer with a crafty jar of ready-to-make cocoa!
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1-quart size Mason Jar

3/4 cup Ghirardelli Unsweetened Cocoa Powder

3/4 cup First Street Instant Nonfat Dry Milk

3/4 cup First Street Powdered Sugar

3/4 cup First Street Milk Chocolate Chips

3/4 cup First Street Mini Marshmallows

First Street Peppermint Starlights, for garnish

First Street Whipped Topping, for garnish

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To assemble the jar

Add cocoa powder to jar

Add dry milk to jar

Add chocolate chips to jar

Add marshmallows to jar

Add 11 or 12 peppermint starlight candies to the lid, cut a reclosable gallon storage bag in half and use half to cover the mints on the lid, then screw the band onto the jar over the plastic bag to hold the candies in place. Cut the extra plastic off the edge.

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To make the Hot Cocoa

Mix together all ingredients in the jar by stirring it.

To make 1 cup of hot cocoa, mix 1/2 cup of the cocoa mix with 8 oz of hot water

One 1/2 cup of mix and 8oz of hot water makes 1 serving.