Homemade Peppermint Hot Cocoa – Mason Jar Gift

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Need an inexpensive DIY gift idea? Try this peppermint hot chocolate in a jar. It costs about $5 to make and it’s a fantastic holiday Christmas gift for friends, teachers, neighbors, etc.


It’s a piece of cake to make this mason jar gift. Just layer each ingredient and top with a lid and a decorative ribbon (I love raffia or twine for an rustic look). This simple gift is naturally gluten free and features natural and organic ingredients – free of artificial colors.

Here’s a sugar-free option: Omit the sugar and allow the gift recipient to add raw honey or organic maple syrup as a sweetener. To make this vegan, use non-dairy milk and omit the chocolate chips.

Homemade Peppermint Hot Cocoa – Mason Jar Gift

Homemade Peppermint Hot Cocoa – Mason Jar Gift

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Get a 1-quart Mason jar.
  2. Layer cocoa powder, sugar, salt, chocolate chips and Peppermint oil.
  3. Top with a lid and add a gift tag with these directions: Mix entire contents in a bowl. For each serving, place 1/3 cup of cocoa mix in a mug and stir in 1 cup of hot milk (cow, almond or coconut milk). Store remaining mix in Mason jar. Makes 12 servings.
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