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How to Build the Perfect Hot Cocoa Bar

hot cocoa bar

Hot cocoa is the iconic hot beverage that can be enjoyed by both young and old.

Every winter I put together a self-serve hot cocoa bar so that it can be enjoyed anytime of the day (or night).

It's easy...and just takes minutes. Here's how to make your own:

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 Step 3:

sprinkles, chocolate and marshmallows

Step 4:

fill a vintage gravy boat with candy canes

Step 5:

favorite christmas mugs

Step 6:

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That's it...I told you it was easy!

Get creative with your own vessels and jars. Put out the toppings your family enjoys. You can add the mini marshmallows right into the cocoa mix if you're big 'marshmallow people'. Dip spoons in chocolate.You get the creative and customize it to suit you. I don't think you'll get many complaints!

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If you enjoyed this post, you might want to check out these holiday treats...which would go perfectly with hot cocoa!

home made almond bark

Christmas snack mix

cinnamon candy popcorn

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  1. I love this idea Cindy thank you for laying it out for me.

  2. Love your step by step for creating a hot cocoa bar, Cindy. I've chosen you as my feature today at Your Turn to Shine. Hope to see you back again to party with us. Have a great day!


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