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Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate Ornaments

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These Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate Ornaments make the cutest Christmas gifts! I love hot cocoa, in fact, I drink it pretty much every day if the weather is a little chilly, so this Christmas gift idea is one I know I’d love receiving. I think these hot cocoa ornaments would make a great gift for neighbors, friends, etc.

Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate Ornaments

Ok, let’s us get into how to make this fun holiday craft!

Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate Ingredients List:

  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cups dark chocolate baking cocoa
  •  1/2 cup powdered milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1  1/4 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1  1/4 cup salted caramel chips
  • 1  1/2 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 5 tablespoons red decorating sugar

Hot Chocolate Ornament Supplies:

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Directions How to Make Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate Ornaments:

We start by making the hot chocolate mix. Mix sugar, dark chocolate baking cocoa, powdered milk, and salt in a medium bowl until combined.  

Pour ½ cup cocoa mixture into the clear ball empty ornament using a funnel.  

Pour ¼ cup salted caramel chips into the ornament.  

Then add ¼ cup dark chocolate chips into the ornament.  

It’s fun to see the layer of chocolate chips, caramel chips, and cocoa.

Fill remainder of space in the ornament with mini marshmallows.  

Top with one tablespoon of red decorating sugar or any sprinkles you like.  

Attach top onto the ornament.

Print gift tags and cut out each tag with a scissors. Cut a piece of patterned cardstock slightly larger than the gift tag and glue the gift tag on top.

Punch a hole in the corner of the gift tag.

Attach the tag to the top of the ornament using twine.  

Repeat with the remaining 4 ornaments.

I hope you get a chance to makes these great gift ornaments!

Another Great Option

You could make a candy cane hot chocolate ornament with crushed candy cane’s instead of the salted caramel chips.

Note: Each ornament contains approximately four servings.

You can grab the free printable gift tags here!

Here’s another fun ornament gift idea with bath salts!

Peppermint Bath Salt Ornament Gift Idea

These make such a fun gift! A warm beverage during the cold of winter is always appreciated.


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