Hot Cocoa Mix in a Jar


Easy to make hot cocoa mix in a jar. This recipe makes enough for two quart-sized jars. You can dress them up to give as fun holiday gifts, or take a jar on a camping trip and enjoy hot chocolate by the campfire. Sealed properly, these can be stored in a dry area for up to 3 months.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
2 1-quart jars


  • 6 ½ cups powdered milk

  • 1 cup powdered chocolate drink mix

  • 1 (5 ounce) package non-instant chocolate pudding mix

  • ½ cup powdered non-dairy creamer

  • ½ cup confectioners' sugar

  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder


  1. Make two tags with the following instructions: "Hot Cocoa: Dissolve 1/3 cup cocoa mix in 1 cup boiling water."

  2. Whisk powdered milk, drink mix, pudding mix, powdered creamer, confectioners' sugar, and cocoa together in a large bowl. Divide mixture between two 1-quart jars. Seal the jars, decorate as desired, and attach the tags.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

231 Calories
10g Fat
26g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 231
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 160mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 3mg 15%
Calcium 323mg 25%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 536mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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