13 Holiday Hot Cocoa Bar Essentials
When the holidays get stressful and the winter doldrums set in, there is one sure-fire way to combat the blues: hot cocoa! We’re sharing everything you need to create a super fly hot cocoa bar. In no time at all, you’ll be swooning over adorable lights, the beauty of snow and maybe — just maybe — even hosting a make-your-own hot cocoa party at your glorious cocoa bar. Read on, warm up and rock on!
If you’re having hot chocolate, mix it in with some hazelnut, cashew, or almond milk for a dairy-free twist.
Milk Boss Milk Frother ($15)
Make rich, creamy froth à la your local coffee shop with this handheld frother.
Chalkboard Mug ($11)
Personalize everyone's frothy hot cocoa with these creative chalkboard mugs.
Mini Teaspoons ($15)
This set of eight mini teaspoons is sure to delight as guests mix in rum and other fixings.
Chocolate Bark ($24)
What pairs best with chocolate? More chocolate, of course! The s'mores flavor of this chocolate bark is the perfect cozy treat.
Mini Marshmallow Bomb ($14)
Top with mini marshmallows plus sprinkles and candy bits for a spectacular cuppa.
11. Chocolate Covered Pretzels ($27): Balance out the hot cocoa sweets with the slightly salty twinge of these delicious, chocolate-dipped pretzels. Did someone say chocolate feast? We hope our invitation is in the mail!
Try 12 different flavors of HC with this collection of ethically sourced, organic chocolate.
Confetti Spatula Set ($15)
Sometimes hot cocoa means starting from scratch and melting your very own chocolate. Scrape the bowl and let a lucky guest lick the rest off with these sweet confetti spatula.
Hot Chocolate Bombs ($25)
Add to a cup of hot milk and boom! Hot chocolate extravaganza.
A DIY hot cocoa bar makes for a killer dessert, but that means you need a dinner before hand. Use this all-veggie cookbook to take a delicious and meat-less approach to dinner.
Stock your bar with fun activities to do while you sip your chocolaty confections. This coloring book is all grown up and super chic.
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This story has been updated from a previous post published in 2015.