A spoonful of marshmallow creme tops steaming homemade cocoa with rich chocolate flavor and a hint of spice.
Yield: 6 servings (about 3/4 cup each)
Variation: Make Mint Cocoa by omitting cinnamon and nutmeg and stirring in 1/2 teaspoon mint extract or 3 tablespoons crushed hard peppermint candies. Make Mocha Cocoa by stirring in 1 to 2 tablespoons instant coffee (dry).
Special Touch: Serve cocoa with candy canes to use as swizzle sticks!
Nutrition Information: 1 Serving: Calories 205 (Calories from Fat 35); Total Fat 4g (Saturated Fat 2g, Trans Fat ncg); Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 90mg; Total Carbohydrate 37g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars ncg); Protein 6g
Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 40%; Iron 4%
Exchanges: 1 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Skim Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: nc
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Betty Crocker 2007/TM General Mills