Hot Cocoa Mix in a Jar

December 6, 2017  |  Gifting

Hot Cocoa Mix in a JarEstablishing a few quick, easy, and affordable gifts and having them on hand is vital during the holiday season. However, with a few items from Dollar Tree, gift giving is easier than ever! Fill Dollar Tree’s $1 canning jars with hot cocoa mix, chocolate chips, marshmallows, and crushed peppermints to create a Hot Cocoa Mix in a Jar gift. Top it off with a sweet note and ribbon, twine, or a bow, and you’ve got a sweet gift. Make a batch of these at the beginning of the holiday season to keep on hand for easy gifting: perfect for teachers, the mailman, coaches, neighbors, and more. These jars are also great for Christmas party favors. Follow these steps to create them within minutes.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Hot Cocoa Mix
  • Canning Jars
  • Marshmallows
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Peppermints
  • Rolling Pin
  • Ribbon, Twine, or a BowHot Cocoa Mix in a Jar

Easy Step-by Step Directions:

  1. Wash the canning jar.
  2. First, layer about 1/3 cup of cocoa in the bottom of a canning jar.
  3. Next, layer 1/3 cup of chocolate chips on top of the cocoa.
  4. Place your peppermints in a sealable bag and crush them up using a rolling pin.
  5. Then, layer ¼ cup of crushed peppermint on top of the chocolate chips.
  6. Load on the marshmallows to the top of the jar, and close the lid tightly!
  7. Add a sweet note and directions of “Mix with 2 cups of hot water and enjoy!”Hot Cocoa Mix in a Jar
  8. Tie a ribbon around the jar, and keep on hand for easy gifting!

Want more awesome gift ideas? Check out our other Holiday Gifting Ideas on the blog!

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