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Hot Cocoa Mix

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Makes

1 serving

In just a few quick minutes, you can whip together an old-fashioned treat certain to be enjoyed by all at your Christmas festivities. But don't limit this speedy hot cocoa to that use alone—wrap some up to give as gifts as well. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 10 cups nonfat dry milk powder
  • 3-3/4 cups instant chocolate drink mix
  • 1-1/3 cups powdered nondairy creamer
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar

Directions

  1. In an airtight container, combine all ingredients. Store in a cool, dry place up to 6 months. Yield: 13 cups mix (about 41 servings).
  2. To prepare: Dissolve 4-5 tablespoons mix with 1 cup boiling water; stir well.
  3. For spiced cocoa: Add 1-1/2 teaspoons ground nutmeg plus 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon to 3 cups of the basic cocoa mix.
  4. For mocha cocoa: Add 1/4 cup instant coffee granules to 3 cups of the basic cocoa mix.

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