Hot Cocoa with Floating Eyeballs

Submitted By: Judy Counts


  • 16 large marshmallows
  • Black licorice candy
  • 2 quarts milk
  • 1 cup chocolate-flavored drink mix
  • 1 cup mint-flavored or plain semisweet chocolate ships
  • 16 lollipop sticks


Make a slit in the center of each marshmallow; insert licorice candy into slit. Insert lollipop stick into center of bottom of each “eyeball;” set aside.
Combine milk and drink mix in a medium saucepan. Stir in chocolate chips. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until chips are melted and milk is heated throughout.
Place two marshmallow “eyeballs” in each mug; fill mug with hot cocoa. Serve immediately.
Yield: 8 servings.