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Hot Cocoa Kit for Mason Jar Christmas Gift

December 07, 2020 2 min read

mason jar hot chocolate

A quick scan of Pinterest will show you just how many uses there are for Mason jars these days, but one of our favorites will always be ready-to-make hot cocoa kit as the perfect mason jar gift for Christmas.

For other chocolate and yummy recipes visit our full list of the most creative & easy! mason jar gifts.

But these hot chocolate kits are so cute, especially when decorated with a few charming details, making a lovely gift for just about anyone.  If you really want to get creative, include a silicone mason jar sleeve to your 16oz jars so your friends can keep their hot chocolate, coffee, tea and other beverages nice and warm. 

Mason Jar Hot Chocolate Kits

To make your hot cocoa kit, you’ll need the following:

  • A 16-ounce Mason jar
  • 4 Tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 4 Tablespoons sugar
  • 8 Tablespoons powdered milk
  • ½ Cup mini marshmallows
  • ½ Cup chocolate chips, either regular, white or both
  • ½ Cup crushed peppermint

To assemble, combine the cocoa powder, sugar and powdered milk and pour into the Mason jar. Next, add the chips, marshmallows and peppermint in layers.

Do you have a health conscious chocolate lover, try this healthy hot chocolate recipeinstead! 

Decorating Your Hot Cocoa Kit Christmas Gifts

Make your gift look even more darling by adding a bit of crocheted lace and decorative buttons. Don’t forget a gift tag with instructions to add 3 tablespoons of the mix to each 8 ounces of water.

Instead of paper or a gift bag, use JarJackets to “wrap” your Mason jars. Sure, they look cute, but they also protect the glass from bumps and slips. And when the hot cocoa mix is all gone, the jars and JarJackets make the perfect combo for taking smoothies, coffee or even lunch to work (JarJackets are dishwasher and microwave safe).

Even better, JarJackets are 100 percent non-toxic and made from earth-friendly materials.

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