White Chocolate Peppermint Cocoa Mix

Looking for an easy gift for the holiday season? Start with a Small Batter Bowl, then layer a few simple ingredients to make this heart-warming beverage. 


  • 30   peppermint hard candies, divided
  • 3 cups (750 mL) instant nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) white chocolate morsels


  1. Unwrap 24 of the candies and place into large resealable plastic bag. Finely crush using flat side of Meat Tenderizer.  

  2. In Small Batter Bowl, layer the following ingredients in this order: milk powder, crushed candies and morsels. Top with remaining 6 unwrapped candies. Cover with lid. 


  • 6  servings of 1 cup/250 mL 

Nutrients per serving:

 U.S. Nutrients per serving (1 cup/250 mL): Calories 540, Total Fat 14 g, Saturated Fat 9 g, Cholesterol 20 mg, Sodium 380 mg, Carbohydrate 81 g, Fiber 0 g, Protein 24 g

Cook's Tips:

 To make six individual gifts using the 1-cup (250-mL) Prep Bowls:
In each Prep Bowl, layer the following ingredients in this order: ½ cup (125 mL) milk powder, 1½ tbsp (22 mL) crushed candies and ¼ cup (50 mL) morsels. Top with one unwrapped candy. Cover with lid.

To serve: Remove unwrapped candy from prep bowl and coarsely crush. Place cocoa mix into a mixing bowl. For each serving, add 1 cup (250 mL) hot water or milk; whisk until candy dissolves. Pour into mug and top with whipped cream, if desired. Sprinkle with crushed candy.

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