Chocolate-Cherry Coffee Mix Recipe
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Chocolate-Cherry Coffee Mix Recipe

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Cute ice cream cone shaped packages of this flavored coffee mix are sure to delight friends and family. “I wanted something that both coffee and non-coffee drinks would enjoy, so I added cherry flavoring to a mocha mix,” explains Jennifer Waters of Lubbock, Texas. “The creamy dessert coffee is a perfect end to a meal.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 48 servings


  • 3 cups sugar
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1-1/3 cups powdered nondairy creamer
  • 1-1/3 cups instant coffee granules
  • 1 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 envelope (.13 ounce) unsweetened cherry soft drink mix
  • 6 cups miniature marshmallows, divided
  • 6 teaspoons holiday sprinkles, divided
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENT (for each serving):
  • 1 cup hot milk

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoon: 131 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 19mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 0g fiber), 2g protein .


  1. In an airtight container, combine the first six ingredients. Store in a cool dry place for up to 2 months. Yield: 6 cups.
  2. To prepare gift: Place 1 cup mix in a 12-in. disposable decorating bag. Fold corners of bag into the center and roll bag down; secure with transparent tape. Place bag in a second disposable decorating bag. Top with 1 cup marshmallows and 1 teaspoon sprinkles. Gather and twist the top of the bag. Attach ribbon and gift tag. Repeat to make five more gift bags. Yield: 6 gift bags (1 cup/8 servings per bag).
  3. To prepare coffee: In a mug, dissolve 2 heaping tablespoons mix in hot milk; stir well. Top with marshmallows and sprinkles. Yield: 1 serving.
Editor’s Note: Disposable decorating bags are available from Wilton Industries, Inc. Call 1-800/794-5866 or visit for a Web site link.
Originally published as Chocolate-Cherry Coffee Mix in Quick Cooking November/December 2005, p25

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s_pants 57682
Reviewed Mar. 15, 2012

"Yummy...very cherry!"

rduckworth 144323
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2012

"This is such a great mix. I fixed it for our Christmas get-together. My sister and I almost drank all of it and no-one else got very much. I plan to make more when I have another party."

cspineda 77899
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2010

"Made for Christmas gifts. Tried a sample and It was pretty darn good."

busdrivingmom 61365
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2009

"I made this as a gift for family one year, only made the mistake of tating it myself and never gave any away."

Kerry Amundson 149961
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2008

"where do you find these decorating bags?"

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