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DIY Mini Hot Cocoa Mixers

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With the holidays in full swing, I wanted to create a fun DIY that’s a perfect gift or stocking stuffer. I love hot cocoa with a touch of peppermint—especially this time of the year—and I couldn’t resist making these mini mixes in decorative tubes. Just pour into your favorite mug, add hot milk or water, and you have the the best, coziest, holiday drink around.

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1. Crush a few candy canes in a bowl.

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2. Begin to layer the cocoa mix, milk powder, crushed candy cane, mallow bits, chocolate chips, and sprinkles into the test tube.  Use the funnel to add the any powdered ingredient.

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3. Continue layering ingredients until the test tube is filled. I like to add the powdered ingredients to about ½ the test tube, then fill to the top with varying combinations of the solid ingredients.

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4. As a fun holiday touch, you can tie faux holly or pine and faux holly berries with a bow onto the test tubes. Please note that I suggest faux holly because real holly can be toxic if eaten.

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One Comment
  1. MG November 2, 2016 at 3:25 PM

    How many does this make?

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