Layer the ingredients for homemade cocoa in a jar, add a ribbon and a tag, and you have a simple but stylish gift. This mix will fill a 1-quart jar (12 servings), but if your containers are different sizes, just keep the ratio of ingredients constant. On the back of the tag, write: "Mix contents in a large bowl. For each serving, place 1/3 cup cocoa mix in a mug and stir in 1 cup boiling water. Store remaining mix in airtight container.

1  cup granulated sugar
1  cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1  cup powdered milk
1/2  teaspoon salt
1/2  cup miniature chocolate chips
1/2  cup miniature marshmallows

Layer sugar, cocoa powder, powdered milk, salt, chocolate chips, and marshmallows. Yield: Makes 1 quart mix or 12 servings hot cocoa

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