Gingerbread Hot Cocoa Mix

12-16 cups of hot cocoa

  • 2 cups cocoa powder
  • 12 ounces milk chocolate, chopped
  • 4 ounces white chocolate, chopped
  • 1 vanilla bean, seeds scrapped out
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon flaky seas salt
  • 1-2 cups mini marshmallows
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a food processor. If needed, do this in two batches.
  2. Process until the chocolate is finely ground and the mix looks like hot cocoa mix.
  3. Store the mix in a glass jar or other container with a tight fitting lid.
  4. When ready to assemble, fill the remainder of the jar with marshmallows, add peppermint sticks or small pieces of candy canes.
  5. Label and decorate the jar as desired.