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Cinnamon Hot Chocolate Mix Recipe

Cinnamon Hot Chocolate Mix Recipe

When our children left for college, they each insisted on taking a large container of this cinnamon-y cocoa mix with them to the dorm. For rich results, all they need to do is add hot milk, stir and enjoy! —Linda Nilsen, Anoka, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:18 servings


  • 1-3/4 cups nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup powdered nondairy creamer
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 3/4 cup hot milk


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the milk powder, sugar, creamer, cocoa and cinnamon. Add the marshmallows; mix well. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 3 months.
  • 2. To prepare 1 serving: Dissolve 3 tablespoons hot chocolate mix in hot milk. Yield: about 3-1/2 cups mix (18 servings).

Nutritional Facts

One 3/4-cup serving (prepared with skim milk) equals 141 calories, 133 mg sodium, 5 mg cholesterol, 24 gm carbohydrate, 9 gm protein, 1 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 skim milk, 1 fruit.