Hot chocolate bombs are all the rage around here and seem hard to find, especially last minute! They’re a perfect stocking stuffer, they’re cute enough to be Instagram-worthy, and they’re delicious. But did you know you can make them yourself? The Local Moms Network contributor Maria Provenzano is sharing her DIY hot chocolate bombs… just get some molds, enlist some helpers and use the recipe below to get started!

Ingredients

  • Candy-coating chocolate for the shell

  • Hot chocolate powder (2 tablespoons per cocoa bomb)

  • Marshmallows (2 tablespoons per cocoa bomb)

  • Decorating: sprinkles, crushed peppermint candies, extra candy coating in various colors, etc.

  • Hot milk for making hot chocolate

Instructions

  1. Melt candy coating chocolate, pour into silicone sphere mold to create an even coating

  2. Chill mold until coating is set and firm

  3. Fill chilled shell halves with cocoa mix and marshmallows

  4. Seal one filled shell half and one empty shell half together with extra candy-coating chocolate

  5. Chill sealed spheres until set

  6. Decorate chilled spheres with extra candies and chocolate

  7. Heat milk on the stove

  8. Put sphere in the bottom of the mug

  9. Pour hot milk over the sphere, stir with a spoon

More DIY holiday ideas from Maria Provanzano include:

Homemade Eggnog (That You Will Actually Like!)
This post originally appeared on our parent site, The Local Moms Network

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