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Polar Express Candy Bar Hot Cocoa


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Polar Express Candy Bar Hot Cocoa
Polar Express Candy Bar Hot Cocoa
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Polar Express Candy Bar Hot Cocoa is irresistible to both the kids and you. Baking with kids is fun for everyone, especially when the result is a chocolatey, delicious cup of warmth. Be sure to tell your kids ahead of time that this delectable treat will not be an every day occurrence. They will be begging to make that the case once they've tried it. You'll most likely be tempted to give in. You may never return to your regular hot chocolate recipe again. This Christmas, spend time with your kids reading holiday stories and making this delicious holiday craft for kids. Christmas is about to be their favorite holiday!

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteUnder an hour


Primary TechniqueFood Crafting




Age GroupToddlers, Preschool & Kindergarten, Elementary School, Pre-Teens, Teens

Materials List

  • 1-2 cups of milk
  • 3-4 fun-sized Three Musketeers bars
  • Whipped cream
  • A dash of cinnamon
  • Marshmallows


How to Make Polar Express Candy Bar Hot Cocoa in the Microwave

  1. Cut the fun-sized candy bars into smaller pieces and place them in a microwave safe bowl.

  2. Heat the chocolate in the microwave until it's melted (about 30 seconds to 1 minute).

  3. Add 1/2 cup of milk and whisk until the melted candy is mixed with the milk. If you want to use marshmallows, add them now.

  4. Add another 1/2 cup of milk and heat the mixture in the microwave for another 30 seconds to 1 minute until the marshmallows are almost melted.

  5. Stir until smooth. If you want the consistency to be thinner, add up to 1 cup of milk.

  6. Let it cool a little and pour into mugs. Top with whipped cream and a dash of cinnamon. Enjoy!

How to Make Polar Express Candy Bar Hot Cocoa on the Stovetop

  1. Cut the fun-sized candy bars into smaller pieces and place them in a sauce pan.

  2. On low heat, melt the candy bars until smooth.

  3. With the heat still on low, pour in 1-2 cups of milk and whisk until smooth.

  4. Let it cool a little and pour into mugs. Top with whipped cream and a dash of cinnamon. Enjoy!

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Oh man, this sounds incredible! I never would have thought to add a Three Musketeers bar to my hot cocoa, but it sounds amazing.

Aside from Mars Bars, Three Musketeers used to be my favorite chocolate bar, when I was a kid. I haven't had one for years, so it certainly brings back fond memories. I may have to try this recipe. It sounds and looks delicious.

My mouth is watering. Definitely going to make some tonight.

This Polar express candy bar hot cocoa looks delicious. I cannot wait for Christmas to try it but will wait until weather gets colder. Three Musketeers candy bars, marshmallows and whipped cream and milk who could resist them and cinnamon for warmth. What a great way to stay warm and this is such a cool name for it. How about watching the Polar Express movie with the kids and telling them they will have a special Polar Express treat. Can you make this with any other candy bars?

This is so delicious! I made it on the stove and it was so chocolatey. It was the perfect drink to keep me warm, especially since I accidentally added more than a dash of cinnamon!


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