Hot Chocolate on a Stick Recipe

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You know we just lived in Minnesota for 3.5 years and anyone from Minnesota knows things are ALWAYS better on a stick!  These super easy, fun treats are not only delicious but they are such a good treat to share with neighbors, friends or to bring to holiday festivities!

Hot Chocolate on a Stick

I made 3 different versions:  (left to right) Regular Hot Chocolate, Vanilla Hot Chocolate & Peppermint Hot Chocolate.  I am going to share how to make the Regular Hot Chocolate here and you can click the link below and print out the other two variations as well as a cute Printable for giving these to others

Hot Chocolate on a Stick

Ingredients/Items Needed for Regular Hot Chocolate:

  • 1 cup milk chocolate, shaved or in chips
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate, shaved or in chips
  • 3/4 cup (4 oz. bar) of unsweetened chocolate, shaved
  • 1 can of sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 25 lollipop sticks
  • aluminum foil
  • cooking spray
  • Large Marshmallows

1.  Start off by lining a 8 x 8 pan with aluminum foil and then also spray the foil with cooking spray.

2.  Place all chocolate in a large heat-safe bowl.

3.  Combine the sweetened condensed milk and the cream in a small saucepan and simmer over medium-low heat, stirring constantly until it reaches a simmer.  (It will scorch very easily so make sure to keep stirring!)

4.  Once it simmers, pour on the chocolate and let sit for a minute to soften the chocolate.  Stir until smooth and creamy.

5.  Pour into your pan and let set overnight or about 4 hours in the refrigerator.

6.  Once set, slice in 25 pieces.  Cutting Tip:  Heat a knife in warm water and then dry.  Cut a slice, wipe knife clean and repeat the heating.  This will give you clean cuts on your chocolate cubes.

Insert a lollipop stick into a large marshmallow and then into your chocolate cube!

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Hot Chocolate on a Stick

To Make Your Hot Chocolate:

1.  I warmed about a cup and a half of skim milk in a saucepan until simmering.  Be sure to stir constantly.  (Water is not recommended for this recipe!  Milk is SO. MUCH. BETTER!)

2.  Pour milk in mug and place a Hot Chocolate Stick in the mug.  Let it set for a minute or two to soften then stir until dissolved!

3.  Add tiny marshmallows or whipped cream and ENJOY!

Hot Chocolate on a Stick

Hot Chocolate on a Stick

You can package each stick in a clear candy bag tied with cute ribbon and attach the directions!  Here is a free printable for you!  Use a 2” circle punch to cut them out!

Hot Chocolate Tags

Hot Chocolate on a Stick


You can view all three full recipes below as well as the Tag Printable (without watermark).

Printer Friendly Version                   Hot Chocolate Tag Printable

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