Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Spoons

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Hot Chocolate


  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup Hershey’s Cocoa
  • Dash salt
  • ⅓ cup hot water
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Mix the sugar, cocoa, salt, and water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly for 2 minutes.
  2. Add in the milk. Stir and heat until hot. Do not boil.
  3. Remove from heat and add in the vanilla. Beat with a whisk until foamy. 

Keep warm in a slow cooker (set to warm or low heat).


Chocolate Spoons


  • 1 Bag chocolate chips
  • Plastic or bamboo spoons
  • Crushed candy canes
  • Mini Marshmallows
  • Christmas Sprinkles
  • Cellophane bags
  • Ribbon



  1. Melt Chocolate according to package directions.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with wax paper.
  3. Dip plastic spoons in chocolate, from the bowl of the spoon down.
  4. Place spoons on wax paper to dry.
  5. Repeat with peppermint sticks if you like peppermint hot chocolate.
  6. Add toppings such as crushed candy canes, sprinkles, and mini marshmallows to the chocolate spoons while the chocolate is still wet.
  7. Serve with hot chocolate or package in clear cellophane bags with ribbon.