Christmas Cocoa

Christmas Cocoa

A spoonful of marshmallow crème tops steaming homemade cocoa with rich chocolate flavor and a hint of spice.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1/2
cup sugar
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/3
cup water
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
4
cups milk
3/4
cup marshmallow creme
  1. In 2-quart saucepan, heat sugar, cocoa, water, cinnamon and nutmeg over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer 4 minutes, stirring constantly.
  2. Stir in milk. Heat over low heat. Pour cocoa into 6 mugs. Top each with 2 tablespoons marshmallow creme.
Makes 6 servings (about 3/4 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
Make Mint Cocoa by omitting cinnamon and nutmeg and stirring in 1/2 teaspoon mint extract or 3 tablespoons crushed hard peppermint candies. Make Mocha Cocoa by stirring in 1 to 2 tablespoons instant coffee (dry).
Special Touch
Serve cocoa with candy canes to use as swizzle sticks!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 205
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 90mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 37g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 1 1/2 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 1 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.