Peppermint Mocha Teacher Gift

This holiday season, show appreciation and gratitude for your child’s teacher by giving her/him a mug full of delicious, sweet Peppermint Mocha Mix. Kids can help mix it, package it, and will experience the warmth and joy of giving.

Peppermint Mocha Teacher Gift


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup instant coffee granules
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 20 peppermint starlight mints (or about 1/2 cup crushed candy canes)


1. Pour the ingredients into the bowl of a food processor. Process for one minute to combine well. 

2. Scoop the Peppermint Mocha Mix into plastic gift bags and close with a small rubber-band.

Peppermint Mocha Teacher Gift

3. Wrap a festive ribbon around the rubber-band and attach a tag with the directions, “Scoop a heaping spoonful into a mug of hot milk. Enjoy!”

Peppermint Mocha Teacher Gift

To treat all of the teachers and staff in your child’s school, bring a quart sized jar of Peppermint Mocha Mix, a gallon of milk, and a basket of candy canes (for stirring!) to the staff lounge.

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  1. Perfect idea!