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January 20, 2021

From winter weddings to baby showers, and from small holiday gifts to all the chocolate lovers in between, these DIY Hot Chocolate Favors are a MUST. An individual serving displayed in the cutest of ways, combined with fancy sprinkles and a few marshmallows, it just doesn’t get any better. I know that hot chocolate bombs are all the rage right now but for me, they are WAY too sweet and an overload of chocolate. So what special event will you be making these for and what type of fancy sprinkles will you choose?

These are the most adorable hot chocolate favors ever!
Learn how to make these adorable hot chocolate favors!

For Any Special Event

Winter Wedding, yes. Baby Shower, yes. Birthday Party for a Chocolate Lover, yes. Small holiday gifts, YES. Fun for your kiddos, yes. There is no scenario where these hot chocolate favors wouldn’t be fabulous! Ok, maybe in the blazes of summer, but there’s always air conditioning.

Wedding, baby, and holiday DIY hot chocolate favors!
These are the most adorable hot chocolate favors ever!
Learn how to make these adorable hot chocolate favors!

SUPPLIES:

  • Powdered Hot Chocolate
  • 40ml Glass Vials with Cork Top
  • Fancy Sprinkles
  • Mini Marshmallows
  • 1″x10″ Plastic Treat Baggies
  • Kraft Paper Twist Ties
  • 1/2″ Ribbon
  • Sticker Paper
  • Our exclusive, Hot Chocolate Labels in 9 different colors, for sale in our shop!

Wedding, baby, and holiday DIY hot chocolate favors!

Add The Hot Chocolate

My favorite hot chocolate mix is this one from Ghirardelli and I was excited to find it in packets! Note: the 40ml glass vials don’t fit the entire 1.5oz hot chocolate packet, you can actually fill up 4 jars with 3 packets, as long as you don’t spill too much!

The serving suggestion calls for 8oz of water to be mixed, so on the label you’ll see I reduced it to 6oz, which was the perfect ratio!

These are the most adorable hot chocolate favors ever!

Wipe The Rim + Cork

The hot chocolate powder gets everywhere and to make the jar look clean you’ll want to wipe the rim before you add the cork!

Learn how to make these adorable hot chocolate favors!

Fancy Sprinkles

Ahhh, fancy sprinkles! I’m in love with these pretties from Man VS. Cake, when it comes to sprinkles they really can’t get much better. Use any sprinkles you’d like!

I put sprinkles on my kiddos oatmeal… and so now they actually ask for it. I let them choose their own sprinkles, so the rest of these will now be added to the roster!

Wedding, baby, and holiday DIY hot chocolate favors!

Trim The Baggies

I could only find 1″ treat baggies in 10″ lengths online, so we’re wasting a little. Cut the baggies in half, you won’t need the excess, they are easier to fill that way.

These are the most adorable hot chocolate favors ever!

Add Sprinkles

By hand or with a funnel, add your sprinkles, about an inch will do.

Learn how to make these adorable hot chocolate favors!

Add 3 Marshmallows

When you’re adding the marshmallows it helps to push them down using a popsicle stick or the like.

Wedding, baby, and holiday DIY hot chocolate favors!

Twist Tie

Seal them up with a twist tie and trim away any excess. The cool thing is the marshmallows really hold the sprinkles down, so you can fill all the baggies and then tie them all off, no need to fill and then tie.

These are the most adorable hot chocolate favors ever!

20″ of Ribbon

I’m in love with this ribbon seller on Amazon called LinenLark. They sell the most beautiful handmade ribbon in gorgeous shades and sizes. Cut 20″ of 1/2″ ribbon.

Learn how to make these adorable hot chocolate favors!

Tie Together

Tie the sprinkle bag onto the hot chocolate vial with a little bow off to the side or the back.

Wedding, baby, and holiday DIY hot chocolate favors!

Print + Cut

Print our exclusive hot chocolate labels onto 8.5″ x 11″ white sticker paper and then trim down to size. There are 33 labels per sheet. The colors are all pastel; pink, peach, yellow, green, mint, blue, lavender, gray, and white. I’ve also included a full rainbow sheet in case you’d like to make a few of the colors like I did here.

These are the most adorable hot chocolate favors ever!

Add Labels

Add the sticker labels over the ribbon to finish off your darling hot chocolate favor!

Learn how to make these adorable hot chocolate favors!
Wedding, baby, and holiday DIY hot chocolate favors!
These are the most adorable hot chocolate favors ever!
Learn how to make these adorable hot chocolate favors!

Mix & Enjoy

Our labels instruct to mix with 6oz of hot water or milk… then add sprinkles and marshmallows, possibly on top of whipped cream if you want to be extra!

Wedding, baby, and holiday DIY hot chocolate favors!
These are the most adorable hot chocolate favors ever!

If you create one of our projects, please share a picture with us on Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #somethingturquoisediy, we regularly reshare our favorites! Your profile will need to be public for us to see it otherwise, you can always DM us!

DIY Tutorial Credits

Photography + DIY Tutorial + Label Designs: Jen Causey-Kidder of Something Turquoise // Exclusive Hot Chocolate Favor Labels in 9 Colors: Shop Something Turquoise // 40ml Glass Vial Jars: Amazon // Ghirardelli Premium Hot Chocolate Packets: Amazon // Fancy Man VS. Cakes Sprinkles (Heart of Rose & Gold, Valentines, and Christmas): Amazon // 1/2″ Faux Silk Ribbon (in Ivory, Blush, and Mustard): Amazon // 1″x10″ Plastic Treat Baggies: Amazon // Brown Twist Ties: Amazon // Sticker Paper: Amazon

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