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When I was little, I remember my Mom making homemade hot cocoa for my brothers and I during the winter.  We would spend hours outside sledding, making snow forts and having snow ball fights.  My Mom would make a big crock pot full of Hot Cocoa that would was waiting for us when we came in.  It was the absolute best hot chocolate that I have ever had. So I wanted to share this Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix recipe with you today.    
The only way to drink hot cocoa is with LOTS of whip cream and chocolate on top!  Delicious!
If you follow my recipe, it makes a ton of mix and would be perfect little gifts for teachers, friends, or neighbors.  I found these little flip top containers at The Dollar Tree and they work perfect.  
Making a large batch in a crock pot at Holiday get togethers is always a big hit too!  

Homemade Hot Cocoa
 25 oz. Powdered Milk
32 oz. Powdered Chocolate Mix
 16 oz. Powdered Creamer 
 1 pound Powdered Sugar
Mix all ingredients together.  Use 1/2 cup in a mug of hot water. Add whip cream and chocolate sauce on top.  Enjoy!  

  • 25 oz. Powdered Milk
  • 32 oz. Nesquik Chocolate Milk Powder
  • 16 oz. Powdered Creamer
  • 1 lb. Powdered Sugar
  1. Mix all the ingredients together in a very large mixing bowl.
  2. Use about half a cup to one cup of boiling water (remember, a good portion of the mix is powdered milk and creamer– that’s why you use so much!). Mix well and enjoy!

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  • Debi

    Hi Chrissie,
    This is a great recipe for hot chocolate. Thanks so much for sharing at Wednesday's Adorned From Above Blog Hop. This weeks party starts at 12:01AM on Wednesday and runs through Sunday night. Have a great week.
    Debi, Joye and Myrna (The Busy Bee's), Linda (Two Succulent Sisters)

  • Katherines Corner

    I feature your yummy at Katherines Corner today! xo

  • Linda Bouf

    Thanks for the recipe. I always use the unsweetened cocoa and sweeten it myself. Take care, Linda

  • Katherines Corner

    I used to love hot chocolate…yum I am dairy free now…thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop.xo

  • Jenn

    Yum… I am such a sucker for hot cocoa and I have been drinking a lot of nutella hot cocoa. I guess I might have to try this recipe as well.

    Thanks for commenting over at [a traveling Wife]!

  • Katie Smith

    Thanks for stopping by Mr. & Mrs. Smith! Now following you! Love your cute blog!

  • Tuula

    I love hot chocolate, and this looks seriously yummy! Thanks for stopping by my blog and following. I'm happy to follow you back. Looking forward to reading more in the future.

    Tuula :)

  • The Remodeled Life

    I love homemade hot chocolate recipes! Pinning this to remember! Thanks for stopping by my blog and for the sweet comment :) I'm a new follower here!

  • Brittney D

    YUM! Great blog, new follower:)
    Thanks for checking out my blog!

  • Lisa

    hi new follower from gfc blog hop would love if youd come follow me too.

    this looks sooooo YUMMY !

  • Alexis

    This looks delish! I will definitely be making it this weekend!

  • Bunny Girl

    Great recipe. Never thought to make my own mix powder.


  • Chelsea Dawn

    I was just thinking the other day about making homemade hot cocoa, thanks for sharing this recipe!!

  • Heather Morris

    New follower from the GFC blog hop. I do gift ideas like this every year for Christmas, but I am going to try the homemade hot chocolate this year…sounds good! Thanks for being my newest follower!

  • Kerry Louise

    Oh wow this looks amazing!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog.
    I'm now a new follower

  • Sarah

    Hi Chrissy! Hopped over from somewhere. Your childhood sounds a lot like mine and your recipe sounds delish! Might have to try that this weekend! :)

  • Angie Ouellette-Tower

    I'm your 600th follower!!!! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog & following.

  • Rekita Nicole

    Might have to try that cocoa, it looks great!

    thanks for stopping by my blog and i am now following you back!!


  • Emily

    Looks absolutely delicious!!

  • Katie

    What a cute idea! I would love if you would share it on Fall Into the Holidays-

    Hope to see you there!

    Katie @ Horrific Knits

  • Paula Ginder

    Cute gift idea! Great teacher gift. New Follower!

  • Dixie Delights

    Thanks!!! I pinned it :-)

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