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I’m just going to start right out and say “YUM!” This hot chocolate combines everything your craving in one cup – chocolate, peanut butter, and caramel. Can it really get any better than this on a cold night?!
There is nothing better than snuggling up on the sofa with my favorite blanket, a movie on Netflix, and a mug of hot chocolate.
In high school there was a coffee shop that my friends and I used to go to that served Peanut Butter Caramel Hot Chocolate. They had a fancy name for it but now I can’t remember what it was. All I know is that I was craving it recently and I had to make it myself.
It’s really easy to make and what’s great about this mix is – once it’s made, you’ll have plenty for the winter. I like to make it for Christmas morning at my parents house so we can drink hot chocolate while opening our presents.
- 4 cups nonfat dry milk powder
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 1 cup non-dairy powdered coffee creamer
- 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 (5.9 ounces) package JELL-O Chocolate Instant Pudding
- 1 (4 ounces) package JELL-O Instant White Chocolate Pudding
- 1 cup KRAFT Caramel Bits
- 1 cup peanut butter chips
- 1/2 cup grated BAKER’S Semi-Sweet chocolate
Directions: Mix all ingredients in large bowl. Store in airtight container.
Walmart has made shopping for all these ingredients super easy with their Holiday Baking Center and you can’t beat their prices. I love that I can stock up on all my favorite Kraft items in one quick shopping trip, which is a must when shopping with two kids. And, thanks to Walmart, I can make all my favorite holiday recipes and stick to my grocery budget.
To make hot chocolate: Add 1/4 cup of cocoa mix to 8 ounces of milk in saucepan. Heat on medium heat until peanut butter chips and caramel bits have melted. I like to add a little more peanut butter chips and caramel bits to the saucepan just in case I didn’t get enough from the mix.
And since the holidays are upon us, why not make a few jars to give as gifts.
Divide the hot cocoa recipe evenly into 4 mason jars. After you’ve divided the recipe among the jars, fill the jars with extra caramel bits, peanut butter chips, and chocolate shavings – because you can’t have too much of that in the mix.
Download labels HERE.
Add the labels and you’ve got a great gift. These would be great hostess gifts and neighbor gifts. Who doesn’t love hot chocolate – especially when you had caramel and peanut butter?
Now that you’re craving Peanut Butter Caramel Hot Chocolate, whip up some of this easy mix and enjoy! Find more awesome holiday recipes using Kraft products here.