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Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix Recipe

My mother often had this mix on hand when I was growing up. Now I make this hot cocoa for my kids on cold and rainy mornings. It's cheaper than store-bought mixes and even more delicious.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:50 servings


  • 12 cups nonfat dry milk powder (2 pounds)
  • 3-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 4 cups instant chocolate drink mix
  • 1 jar (6 ounces) powdered nondairy creamer
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • 1. Mix all ingredients in a very large bowl. Store in an airtight container. To serve, mix 1/3 cup mix with 1 cup boiling water. Yield: 50 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 188 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 197 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 11 g protein.