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Mint Hot Cocoa Mix {Great For Gift Giving!}

As winter and Christmas approach, I felt like re-posting this recipe for Mint Hot Cocoa Mix would be appropriate. Mix up a batch and enjoy! -Shelley.

20121203-184534.jpgMy kids love hot cocoa.  I try to serve it on Christmas morning in our special Christmas china cups {along with snowmen pancakes, or Christmas tree french toast}.   It makes for great Christmas morning memories!  Me though?  Normally I wouldn’t go out of my way to drink it on any regular day…unless…there was something special about it.  Add cinnamon to the mix, you bet I’d drink it!  Maybe a little white or dark chocolate…woo hoo!  Add a little extra chocolate and mint…NOW we’re talking!

So, when making up this recipe for the hot cocoa mix {that I am going to give as homemade Christmas presents} I didn’t want it to just be blah, regular ol’ hot chocolate.  I wanted it to be a bit special.  In comes Andes Creme de Menthe Baking Chips.  Sounds fancy, eh?  The great flavor of Andes mints but in perfect little morsels that mix oh-so-nicely into the…

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