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Hot Chocolate Spoons

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Chocolate Dipped Spoons

Imagine sipping on rich, creamy cocoa while stirring it with a decadent hot chocolate spoon that melts into the drink, adding an extra layer of whimsical.

As the chilly weather sets in, there’s nothing quite like a warm mug of hot chocolate to bring comfort and joy. But what if I told you that you could take your hot chocolate experience to the next level?

A white mug with hot chocolate and various diy hot chocolate spoons on a wooden background.

DIY hot chocolate spoons are not only a delicious treat for kids and adults, but they also add a touch of fun and whimsy to the classic winter beverage.

You can use them by themselves and add them to warm milk or add them to a regular cup of hot chocolate.

A white mug with hot chocolate and various diy hot chocolate spoons on a wooden background.

You can add all of your favorite hot chocolate toppings to these spoons from sprinkles, and candy, to mini marshmallows.

A white mug with hot chocolate and various diy hot chocolate spoons on a wooden background.

There’s no better way to warm both body and soul than with this indulgent treat. Chocolate-dipped spoons offer a fun twist on traditional hot cocoa.

A white mug with hot chocolate and various diy hot chocolate spoons on a wooden background.

So grab your favorite mug and get ready to elevate your cozy moments with this fun twist on traditional hot chocolate!

A white mug with hot chocolate and various diy hot chocolate spoons on a wooden background.

Tools to use for this recipe

For these chocolate-dipped spoons you will need:

Hot Chocolate Spoon Ingredients

6 hot chocolate spoons with a cup of hot chocolate on a wooden board with bowls of candy.
  • semisweet chocolate chips
  • bittersweet chocolate chips
  • Plus candy, mini marshmallows, and sprinkles for garnishing

How to Make Hot Chocolate Spoons

Step 1: Prep the Tools. Line a baking sheet with waxed paper. Grab a wooden spoon to use as a rest. Have your spoons ready.

Step 2: Melt the Chocolate. Add the chocolate chips to a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 30 seconds at a time, stirring between, until melted.

Step 3: Dip the Spoons. Dip each spoon into the bowl of melted chocolate. Transfer the spoon to the wax paper, resting the arm of the spoon against the wooden spoon.

Step 4: Decorate. Sprinkle each spoon with your desired toppings. Allow the spoons to set completely before packaging or storing.

Four hot chocolate spoons on a wooden background with a red and blue cloth.

Step 5: Use the Hot Chocolate Spoons. Heat milk in a microwave-safe mug until hot, add the spoon to the milk, and stir until the chocolate has melted and blended with the milk.

A hot chocolate spoon being dipped into a cup of warm milk.

Can I use any kind of spoon?

Yes, you can use any kind of spoon for these chocolate spoons for hot chocolate. I used plastic spoons.

5 hot chocolate spoons on a wooden background with a white mug.

How do I store hot chocolate spoons?

Keep hot chocolate spoons stored in an airtight container and stored at room temperature for up to 3 months depending on what decorations you used.

4 chocolate-dipped spoons with candy and marshmallows in the background and a white mug.

More Gluten Free Holiday Snacks

Up close of two hot chocolate spoons on a wooden background with candy and marshmallows in the background.

If you love snacks, here are more Paleo desserts and Paleo snacks! Make sure to check out my huge collection of gluten free dinner recipes.

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Two chocolate dipped spoons on a wooden background.

Hot Chocolate Spoon Recipe

Yield: 14 to 16 spoons

Hot Chocolate Spoons

A white mug of hot chocolate with various diy hot chocolate spoons on a wooden background.

Imagine sipping on rich, creamy cocoa while stirring it with a decadent hot chocolate spoon that melts into the drink, adding an extra layer of whimsical.

Prep Time 3 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate chips
  • Plus your favorite hot chocolate toppings

Instructions

  1. Line a baking sheet with wax paper and grab a wooden spoon as a rest for when the chocolate spoons are drying.
  2. Melt the chocolate chips by adding all of them to a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high for 1 minute and stir vigorously. If needed, continue cooking and stirring the chocolate chips in 30-second increments until melted and smooth.
  3. Dip each spoon into the melted chocolate to coat the back and front of the spoon, leaving a small mound of melted chocolate in the middle of the spoon.
  4. Transfer the chocolate-coated spoon to the prepared surface, resting the arm of the spoon against the wooden spoon.
  5. Sprinkle each spoon with your favorite hot chocolate toppings.
  6. Allow the spoons to set completely before packaging or storing.
  7. To use, heat 1 cup of milk in a microwave-safe mug until hot or in a saucepan on low heat. Add the chocolate spoon to the milk and stir until the chocolate has melted and blended with the milk. You can also add the spoons to regular hot chocolate as a fun extra layer of chocolate.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

16

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 237Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 16mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 4gSugar: 16gProtein: 3g

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Carol Lovett is the founder of Ditch the Wheat and a Globe and Mail bestselling author of the cookbook, Ditch the Wheat. She has been eating gluten free since 2010. She loves all things food, natural living, and spiritual. She's also a reiki master and crystal healer.

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