Hot Cocoa Mix


I make this at the beginning of the cold weather, and have it ready all winter. Vary the flavor of your mix by trying flavored nondairy creamer; I like the cinnamon.

A low angle close up view of a jar of hot coco mix with a single cup of hot coco topped with marshmallows sitting next to it.
15 cups, or about 45 servings


  • 10 cups dry milk powder

  • 4 ¾ cups sifted confectioners' sugar

  • 1 ¾ cups unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 ¾ cups powdered non-dairy creamer


  1. Gather all ingredients.

    Overhead of hot cocoa ingredients in bowls before they are mixed.

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  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine milk powder, confectioner's sugar, cocoa powder, and creamer. Stir till thoroughly combined.

    Overhead of hot cocoa mixture being mixed with a wooden spoon.

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  3. Store cocoa mixture in an airtight container. Makes about 15 cups mix, or enough for about 45 servings.

  4. For 1 serving, place 1/3 cup cocoa mixture in a coffee cup or mug, and add 3/4 cup boiling water. Stir to dissolve. Top with dollop of whipped cream or a few marshmallows, if desired.

    Glass mug filled with hot cocoa and topped with small marshmallows with a jar of cocoa mix off to the side.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

175 Calories
2g Fat
31g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 45
Calories 175
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 150mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 29g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 340mg 26%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 592mg 13%

* 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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