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Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

Keyword Hot Chocolate, Hot Cocoa
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes


  • 3 C whole milk powder 
  • 1.5 C cocoa powder dutch-process or natural unsweetened
  • 1.5 C cups finely chopped chocolate chips
  • 1/4 tsp teaspoon salt
  • Marshmallows Optional
  • Crushed Peppermint Candies Optional
  • Whipped Cream optional


  1. Whisk together all ingredients in a large bowl.

  2. To make hot cocoa, put 1/3 cup of the cocoa mix in a mug and stir in 1 cup of hot milk Top with whipped cream or marshmallows and candies, if desired.

Recipe Notes

This makes a great gift because it can be stored in an airtight container for up to 3 months.