Hot Chocolate in a Jar Gift

You are going to love this hot chocolate in a jar gift! What could be better on a cold Winter's day than being given a gift of hot chocolate that you can mix up and drink by a warm fire! It is so easy to make this hot chocolate mix in a jar (easy enough for children to make) and homemade gifts are always the best!

hot chocolate in a jar

I love gifts in a jar, they are so much fun! As well as the fun hot chocolate in a jar gift that we are sharing today you might like to have a go at making a cookie mix in a jar. Gifts in a jar make perfect homemade Christmas gifts.

How to make a hot chocolate gifts in a jar


hot chocolate mix in a jar


Hot chocolate in a jar supplies


Use this as a rough guide, the exact amount of each of the ingredients below will need to be adjusted according to the size of the jar you are using.


  • Glass jar with lid
  • 5-6 packets of Hot Cocoa Mix
  • 12 Starlight mints
  • 1/2 cup-Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 cup-Miniature Marshmallows



How to make a hot chocolate mix in a jar


STEP 1: Prepare your supplies


Before you can begin layering the ingredients in a jar make sure that you have all your supplies to hand. It might be worth having a little more than you think you will need as the list of ingredients above will change depending on the size of the jar you have chosen to use.


STEP 2: Layer the ingredients


Carefully layer all the ingredients in your glass jar. You will need to start by adding your hot chocolate at the bottom of your glass jar. Tap the jar to make sure the hot chocolate is spread out evenly and then add a layer of chocolate chips.

hot chocolate in a jar gift

Next add some peppermint Candies and finish with a layer of marshmallows. Make sure your jar is filled to the top so the ingredients can't move about in the jar and then screw on the lid. 

easy hot chocolate recipe


STEP 3: Make a label


Your hot chocolate in a jar is now complete. It would be a nice added touch to add a label to your hot chocolate mix so the person receiving this gift in a jar knows what it is and how to make hot chocolate with the ingredients included. Add the instructions below:

Pour hot chocolate and chocolate chips into 2-3 mugs. Add hot water or hot milk and stir until dissolved. Top with candy and marshmallows. Enjoy!


gifts kids can make

If you love your hot chocolate you might also like to try this homemade hot chocolate recipe and these snowflake marshmallows would go perfectly with a hot cup of coco.

Hot chocolate in a jar. This hot chocolate mix in a jar is an easy gift kids can make. Homemade is always best and gifts in a jar like this are sure to go down well!

Gifts in a jar are easy to make and homemade gifts are always well received. A hot chocolate in a jar on a cold Winters day is the PERFECT homemade gift! Have fun making your hot chocolate mix in a jar and gift it to someone special.

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