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DIY Hot Chocolate Christmas Tree Ornament

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Are you looking for the best handmade Christmas tree ornament ideas for gifts? Learn how to make these quick and easy DIY Hot Chocolate Ornaments.

Two homemade hot chocolate Christmas tree ornaments on a red tablecloth

This DIY Hot Chocolate Christmas Ornament looks classy and it makes a wonderful handmade gift idea.

Clear, fillable ornaments are a really great choice for gifts because you can fill them with all sorts of things. DIY Hot Chocolate Ornaments made in these clear ornaments are always a huge hit with kids and adults.

You can choose to hang your Christmas ornament on your tree for the season then enjoy a nice cup of hot chocolate while you’re packing up or disposing of the Christmas tree. Then you can re-use the clear fillable ornament the following year for crafting or a gift for someone else!

This tutorial is to make one hot chocolate Christmas tree ornament. If you want to make several ornaments for handmade gifts this year, just multiply the ingredients by the number you need.

Two hot cocoa Christmas tree ornaments ready to be given as gifts

DIY Hot Chocolate Ornament Tutorial

This DIY Hot Chocolate Ornament makes the perfect handmade Christmas gift for these cold winter months!
4.67 from 3 votes
Prep Time: 0 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Makes: 1 Christmas Ornament



  • Add the cocoa powder, cane sugar and sea salt to an empty ornament. Mix to combine.
    Hot cocoa mix added to clear plastic ornament
  • Add a layer of chocolate chips, then a layer of the broken candy cane pieces.
    Chocolate chips and crushed candy canes added to clear fillable ornament
  • Add the final layer of mini marshmallows.
    Add a layer of mini marshmallows on top of the candy cane, chocolate chips and hot cocoa mix in a clear fillable ornament
  • Close the ornament and you have a wonderful gift for the holidays.
    Two homemade Christmas ornaments filled with hot cocoa mix, chocolate chips, candy canes and mini marshmallows

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