Vanilla Peppermint Hot Cocoa Sticks are a great Christmas gift idea!!! My two girls love giving their friends gifts for Christmas, so I’m always trying to brainstorm ideas they can make and for not a lot of money. These hot cocoa sticks are so cute and are perfect to warm up a cold winter day!
Vanilla Peppermint Hot Cocoa Sticks
So if you’ve got some people that you want to make a sweet treat for, check out how to make these Christmas treats.
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Start by melting your milk chocolate or dark chocolate if you prefer. I put it in a glass liquid measuring cup and start with 30 seconds in the microwave.
Stir the chocolate and keeping microwaving for additional 15-30 seconds increments until the chocolate is completely melted.
Then pour the chocolate into the shot glass mold and place into the freezer until it sets up.
Remove the mold from the freezer and place upside down so the chocolate can loosen. While the mold is loosening, melt the vanilla melts. Melt as you did with the milk chocolate until it’s completely melted.
I added some crush peppermint to the vanilla melted and stirred it together. Then I popped out the milk chocolate shot glasses and poured the vanilla peppermint mixture into the center opening.
Finish up with a sprinkle of the crushed peppermint and place a Popsicle stick in the center. You can let them firm up in the fridge or place them back into the freezer if you’re in a hurry.
So serve you just place in a mug and then pour or hot water or milk to enjoy some delicious Vanilla Peppermint Hot Cocoa. I add 6-8 ounces of hot milk or water.
I hope you get a chance to make these treats soon!
Here’s some other great Peppermint Treats!