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Chocolate-Cherry Coffee Mix Recipe

Chocolate-Cherry Coffee Mix Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

Recipe Note

Editor’s Note: Disposable decorating bags are available from Wilton Industries, Inc. Call 1-800/794-5866 or visit for a Web site link.

Nutritional Facts

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

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s_pants User ID: 174050 57682
Reviewed Mar. 15, 2012

"Yummy...very cherry!"

rduckworth User ID: 2502241 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 User ID: 3104739 77899
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2010

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

busdrivingmom User ID: 1017529 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 User ID: 2054089 149961
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2008

"where do you find these decorating bags?"

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