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Make Mint Hot Chocolate for Two + FREE Printables

Mint Hot Chocolate is prepared into a huge mug and the homemade gift in a mason jar with a label.

Mint Hot Chocolate for Two!

The best thing about the holidays is the act of giving. I think the best kind of gifts are the ones that are made with love and homemade. I love making small tokens for neighbours, secretaries, tellers–basically anyone who makes a difference in my daily life something small but, special.

I thought I’d share one of my favorite gifts to give that not only provides a warm and delicious treat but, the invitation to share it with someone else. My Mint Hot Chocolate in a jar is always a hit and I don’t mean to toot my own horn but, it’s extra creamy and perfectly sweet. One of the best parts is that you can make it all at home. All you need is ingredients you may already have in your pantry, paper, and an HP printer.

Mint Hot Chocolate in a mason jar as a gift. Layered with creamer, hot chocolate, chocolate chips, candy cane, and marshmallows.

Share the Experience.

This Mint Hot Chocolate recipe for two is an invitation for the receiver to enjoy a warm cup of chocolate goodness on a cold winter’s day with someone special. To me, I think that connecting with someone one on one is super important in this world’s digital-age.

So, drop the smartphone and invite a friend over or share it with your significant other or take some time to sit down with your child and really have a great conversation. You’ll be glad you did!

An HP printer prints out the FREE labels for the gift.

Never Run Out.

To make this gift, you will need to print out my Mint Hot Chocolate label printable and the Ingredient and Instructions label printable. That means you will need to make sure you have enough ink for your printer. What is more frustrating than running out of ink when you need it the most? Especially when you want to make a quick gift for someone and want to print off a cool printable and it’s too late to get more ink. We’ve all been there, trust me.

So, the only solution is to NEVER run out! Yes, that’s totally a thing! With an HP Instant Ink subscription, you’ll never have the issue of running out of ink while you are tacking a project or the inconvenience of having to run out to the store to get more.

How Does It Work?

Your printer will let HP know when you’re running out of ink and then HP will send ink cartridges right to your door. So forget running out to get more, it’ll be there when you need it. Plus, you can save up to 50% off in comparison to HP Original Ink. The HP plans start at $3.99/month for occasional printing (50 pages per month) and go up to $10.99/month for frequent printing which is about 300 pages per month. It’s simple!

The label for Mint Hot Chocolate attached to the lid of the mason jar hot chocolate gift.

Delicious hot chocolate for two in a mason jar.
Yield: 2

Mint Hot Chocolate for Two

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Try this super creamy mint hot chocolate and share a cup! You'll love the subtle sweetness and the hint of mint.

Ingredients

  • 7 TSP of Cocoa Powder
  • 7 TSP of Creamer
  • 4 TSP Powdered Sugar
  • 5 TSP of Mini Chocolate Chip
  • 7 Crushed Mini Candy Canes
  • Approx. 1/4 Cup of Marshmallows
  • 1 mason jar
  • 1 spoon
  • 1 Ziploc bag
  • Printable Labels from Whispered Inspirations
  • 1 page of Removable White Full Sheet Labels or HP Paper
  • 1 glue gun, optional
  • 1 page of Card Stock Paper
  • HP Printer
  • Elastic Ribbon, Color of Choice

Instructions

  1. Carefully spoon 7 teaspoons of creamer.
  2. Gently push down to compact.
  3. Add 7 teaspoons of cocoa powder and carefully push down.
  4. Scoop in Mini Chocolate Chips and push down to compact.
  5. Fill the rest of the mason jar with Mini Marshmallows and add the lid, screw on until tight.
  6. Download and print off the labels, cut out the label and peel and place.If you choose not to use labels, use regular paper, cut out and attach to mason jar with glue gun.
  7. Use card stock paper for instructions and ingredients, poke a small hole and add to ribbon.
  8. Place ribbon on lid and tie a bow.
  9. You're ready to gift!

Did you make this recipe?

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Mint Hot Chocolate in a mug, showing the gift you give when you use the printables.

Gotta Love Homemade, Right?

Now that you know all about HP Instant Ink subscriptions, you’ll never run out. You will always have ink to work on your projects, get those last-minute homework assignments printed or make heartfelt gifts like the hot chocolate for two! If you like DIY projects, check out check out HP Printables and MyPrintly. You will love all the awesome ideas!

Make sure you head over to HP Instant Ink to get more information or to sign up for a subscription, that way you will never run out of ink and have it when you need it!

What would you make with your printer?

Let me know, til then–cheers m’deres!

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149 Comments

  1. There are so many great things I would print. Disney printables for my son and I to colour, :-). labels for homemade gifts and tags for storage around the house.

  2. The DIY Glitter Star Wars Symbol Ornaments would be a really fun project and something special and unique to hang on the tree.

  3. I love that HP offers crosswords on their Printables site! We used to fight over the ones in the newspaper at work. This would solve that problem- everyone could have their own. I would use it to print a big stack for everyone to share.

  4. I'd print a lot of the crosswords – they would be great for travel as well as just quiet moments at home (with coffee!).

  5. I would get the crossword printable, my hubby loves to do them and it would be great to print off and put in his lunchbox.

  6. I'd love to make Christmas cards but fear it is getting too late now, so perhaps cards to celebrate the New Year. 🙂

  7. The Holiday Happy Notes for Kids & Family would be nice to make. They look pretty easy to create and are a sweet idea to use throughout the year – not just for the holidays.

  8. I'd also like to make address labels – my hand nearly falls off writing my address on each envelope for the Christmas cards that I'm sending 🙁

  9. Too late for Christmas cards now, so perhaps address labels, I get sick of writing my own on every envelope 🙂

  10. Hmm, I think probably birthday cards would be a good idea and I have a cousin who'll be celebrating her golden wedding anniversary so I'd be looking into what I could do for that too 🙂

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