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A Tasty Last-Minute Gift

December 23, 2013 at 2:12 pm , by

We’re down to the wire for holiday gift shopping but if you’ve got a few people still left on your list, this tasty DIY hot cocoa gift dreamed up by design expert David Stark for Target is the perfect way to bring love and joy to your friends and family. All you need is a few mason jars, some wooden spoons, ribbon, and gift tags. Then, load up on sweet ingredients from Target and you’re ready to craft an adorable gift. Try these two hot chocolate variations:

Mexican Hot Chocolate: 
Mix one packet of Archer Farms Malted Milk Cocoa with a little ground cinnamon and a pinch of chili powder. Then, pour the dry mixture into your mason jar and top it with a layer of marshmallows. Seal the jar and add a ribbon, wooden spoon, and a tag letting your loved one know all he or she needs to do is add one cup of milk or water for warming sweet treat.

Peppermint Hot Chocolate:
Pour one packet of  Archer Farms Peppermint Hot Cocoa Mix into a mason jar. Top the dry mixture with a layer of marshmallows and a layer of peppermint candies.  Seal the jar and add a red and white ribbon, a wooden spoon, and a gift tag letting your loved one know all he or she needs to do is add one cup of milk or water for festive sweet treat.