12 Best Hot Chocolate Gift Sets

These hot chocolate gift sets are perfect for everyone on your holiday list!

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Coffee is delicious, but it’s not for everyone—nor is its high levels of caffeine. The same can be said about tea. That’s why when winter rolls around and hot cocoa re-enters the scene, we’re so excited. Hot cocoa, unlike the aforementioned two beverages, really is for the masses. Who wouldn’t want a mug of steamy, velvety, rich hot cocoa to curb the winter blues and satisfy their sweet tooth, especially if it’s spiked? And with marshmallows on top? Say no more.

Hot chocolate is such a treat, in fact, that it’s a worthy gift for virtually anyone. Think coworkers, kids, significant others, parents, etc. And we’re not suggesting you wrap up a box of cheap paper packets and call it a day. There are a number of hot chocolate gifts available online that take the sweet sipper to the next level.

Hot chocolate gift sets include creative gourmet flavors, dark and milk chocolate blends, bombs and traditional mixes, specialty marshmallows and more. Some of the more built-out sets even include mugs and prep tools. On this list, you’ll find the top hot chocolate gift set ideas from a number of vendors at a range of price points. Bottoms up!

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Holiday Mugs And Hot Cocoa Kit
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For the Best Friend: Holiday Mugs and Hot Cocoa Kit

Your best friend will love a hot chocolate gift set like this holiday mug and hot cocoa kit from Harry & David. The adorable kit includes everything you need to cozy up on the couch and enjoy a Hallmark movie: let it snow and snow globe mugs, snowflake-shaped marshmallows, a beverage frother and hot cocoa mix. By the way, do you know where to buy the best fast-food hot chocolate?

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TOH We Tried It Harry & David Winter Designs Hot Chocolate Bombs
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For the Kiddos: Festive Hot Cocoa Bombs

Hot cocoa bombs have been all the rage these past few holiday seasons. They’re back and better than ever this year. This festive hot cocoa bomb set from Harry & David includes three decorative shapes. Each one includes Belgian chocolate cocoa powder, mini marshmallows and chocolate curls. Yum! Pair the set with one of our favorite hot chocolate makers.

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TOH We Tried It Warm Wishes Hot Cocoa Gift Basket
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For Major Sugar Lovers: Warm Wishes Hot Cocoa Gift Basket

The loved one with a major sweet tooth will get giddy about all the comforting treats inside this hot chocolate gift set. “This is the kind of gift box we love to open up on a cold winter’s morning,” says Taste of Home writer, Kim Bussing. “Not only does it come with double chocolate hot cocoa and ground coffee, it also includes a festive stoneware mug. Along with white chocolate pretzels and chocolate chip cookies, this gift box fills your giftee’s home with the scents of the season thanks to a balsam and cedar Christmas candle.” We can’t think of a sweeter way to send warm wishes this holiday season.

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Mint And Cocoa Bundle
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For under $20: Mint and Cocoa Bundle

We all know someone who prefers a little minty freshness with their chocolate fix. At under $20, this mint and cocoa bundle is just the treat. Double hot cocoa mix is paired with snow mints to create a comforting cup of peppermint hot chocolate. It’s refreshing and indulgent!

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Bombombs Hot Chocolate Bombs
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For the last-minute shopper: BomBombs Gift Set

If you’re searching for a last-minute holiday hot chocolate gift set, look no further because you can score this BomBombs gift set on Amazon Prime. The pack of five will keep your loved one’s sweet tooth satisfied and their mug full of indulgent flavors like caramel, fudge brownie and peppermint. Here are some more Amazon holiday gifts and Amazon Prime gifts you can get last-minute for Christmas.

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For the Traditionalist: Classic Hot Chocolate Set

You can never go wrong with a classic hot chocolate set from Williams Sonoma. Made from shavings of premium Guittard chocolate for full flavor and a velvety smooth texture, this hot chocolate gift set comes with two favorite flavors: classic and double dark. Our Test Kitchen named the classic flavor one of the best hot chocolate mixes around.

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Hot Chocolate On A Stick
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For the Hostess: Hot Chocolate on a Stick

This set of hot chocolate sticks is the perfect hostess gift. Because they’re individually packaged, a host can easily serve them for the dessert course without fuss. Each block of fine chocolate is a different decadent flavor: wassail, peppermint, caramel swirl, gingerbread and peanut butter cup. Pair them with one of our other favorite holiday food gifts or a Christmas cookie delivery.

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Grounds & Hounds Hot Chocolate Kit
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For the Dog Lover: Grounds & Hounds Hot Chocolate Kit

If your giftee’s idea of a perfect pairing is canines and cocoa, then they’ll adore the mission of Grounds & Hounds, a coffee company that donates 20% of its profits to dog rescue organizations. And if the company’s hot chocolate is even half as good as its coffee, then we know it’s amazing. (Psst! The roaster’s Snow Day coffee is one of our best-loved holiday blends.) Delight in Mexican, peppermint and classic hot chocolate.

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For the Foodie: Chocolate Lover Hot Chocolate Gift Set

This hot chocolate lover gift box is the perfect gift for the foodie in your life. This set includes four delicious organic hot chocolate flavors blended with the finest ingredients. Indulge your taste buds with unique flavors like vanilla orange and lavender mint. Pair them with these decadent hot chocolate mix-ins for the ultimate treat.

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Hot Cocoa Gift Basket
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For the Long-Distance Loved One: Hot Cocoa Gift Basket

If you’re looking to gift the whole cocoa kit and caboodle, then this Hickory Farms basket has you covered. Within the adorable blue plaid container, they’ll find a hot cocoa mix, a hot chocolate bomb, flavored popcorn, marshmallows and a sweater mug. No matter the distance between you two, this food gift will feel like a warm hug straight from you.

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Hot Chocolate Discs
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For the Co-Worker: Hot Chocolate Discs

Ideal for an office Secret Santa gift exchange or as a little something for your boss, this affordable set of hot chocolate discs still manages to feel so special. The chocolate base melts into warm milk for a luscious treat, while the little character on top, made of marshmallow, floats on the surface.

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Mexican Hot Chocolate
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For the Traveler: Mexican Hot Chocolate

Add authentic Mexican flavors to your next hot chocolate gift with this Oaxacan cacao set from Verve Culture. Each set includes a bag of five hot chocolates with almonds, a handcrafted molinillo whisk for frothing the hot cocoa and two sets of Aztec-inspired clay mugs for serving. Discover more Christmas gift baskets just waiting to be sent.

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Lauren Naru
Lauren Naru writes about gift guides, sales, and must-have items for the kitchen and home. She loves a good deal is and is always on the hunt for super-savings and products that solve cooking problems. In her spare time, you’ll find her creating custom cookies for friends and family. Lauren lives and works in New York's Hudson Valley region.