Recipes and Cooking Hot Chocolate Mix 4.3 (59) 3 Reviews Gift cocoa in a cute container this holiday season to get in the spirit! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on September 17, 2013 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Total Time: 15 mins Servings: 12 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 cup nonfat dry milk powder 1 ½ cup semisweet chocolate pieces 1 cup crushed peppermint sticks Directions In a 1 1/2-quart canning jar, other glass jar, or plastic canister layer ingredients in the following order: sugar, cocoa powder, milk powder, chocolate pieces, and crushed peppermint sticks.* Seal jar. Store in a cool, dry place for up to 1 month. To make Decadent Hot Chocolate: In a large saucepan combine 2 cups of the hot chocolate mix and 1 2/3 cups water. Cook and stir over medium heat until chocolate pieces are melted and mixture is heated through. If desired, top each serving with marshmallows. Makes 4 servings. Blaine Moats * Use a funnel or a piece of waxed paper or parchment paper that has been rolled into a funnel when layering ingredients into the jar or canister. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 282 Calories 7g Fat 54g Carbs 6g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 282 % Daily Value * Total Fat 7g 9% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 2mg 1% Sodium 66mg 3% Total Carbohydrate 54g 20% Total Sugars 49g Protein 6g Vitamin C 0.6mg 3% Calcium 161.5mg 12% Iron 1.6mg 9% Potassium 374mg 8% Folate, total 12.1mcg Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.