Hot cocoa dip has all the flavors of a mug of hot chocolate, but it’s cold and dippable! Serve it with graham crackers or fruit for a treat.
What’s better than curling up with a delicious mug of hot chocolate on a chilly day? Eating hot chocolate with cookies any day! This delicious hot cocoa dip tastes like a mug of hot chocolate. But it’s a chilled dessert dip!
Chocolate dessert dips are the perfect sweet treat for a party or movie night. Serve it with graham crackers or fruit. And add your favorite hot chocolate toppings! This dip is sure to please any crowd!
What is Hot Cocoa Dip?
Hot cocoa dip is a dessert dip. It is made with Cool Whip, marshmallow fluff, and hot chocolate mix. It is light, chocolatey, and delicious. Serve it with graham crackers, cookies, or fruit. This dip is a fantastic dessert.
Ingredients Needed for this Chocolate Dessert Dip
- Cool Whip
- Marshmallow fluff
- Hot chocolate mix
How to Make Hot Cocoa Dip
This hot chocolate dessert dip is incredibly easy to make. Start with 4 ounces of Cool Whip in a mixing bowl. Then add 4 ounces of marshmallow fluff. The fluff is very sticky and a little tricky to scoop out. Combine the two wet ingredients.
Then add 1/4 cup of hot chocolate mix. Whichever mix is your favorite! I used a dark chocolate mix. It was so full of flavor!
Stir the dip until the hot chocolate mix is well combined. Eliminate any dry pockets of the mix because those don’t taste very good! Once the dip is fully mixed, transfer it to a serving bowl.
Top with chocolate syrup, marshmallows, chocolate chips, or any toppings you like. Specialize the dip to your liking with other toppings.
Other Fun Toppings to Try
- Peanut butter cups
- Colorful M&M’s
- Caramel sauce
- Crushed peppermint candies
- Crushed candy bars
Double It Up!
If you’re preparing this dessert dip for a large group, double the recipe! Use 8 ounces of Cool Whip. That’s an entire container, so it’s easy to measure. Use 8 ounces of marshmallow fluff. And 1/2 cup of hot chocolate mix. A half cup of the mix is typically an entire packet.
What to Serve with Hot Cocoa Dip
Hot cocoa dip pairs well with a variety of cookies, like graham crackers or Nilla Wafers. It also goes well with fruit, like strawberries, apples, and bananas. Another fun option is pretzel chips! The flat chips are great for scooping. And the flavor is a great blend of salty and sweet.
How to Store This Dip
Store hot chocolate dip in the refrigerator for up to three days in an airtight container. You could also store it in a serving bowl covered in plastic cling wrap for about 24 hours.
If you make a big batch of this dip, consider storing a portion in the freezer! It will keep for about a month. Then, you have additional opportunities to serve this fun dip without any extra work. But remember, do not thaw and refreeze for food safety!
Can I Make Hot Chocolate Dip Ahead of Time?
Absolutely! Because this dip is so easy to store and is served cold, it is the perfect dish to make in advance. Make it a few hours or a day or two beforehand! Wait until just before serving to add toppings. This keeps toppings from going stale, sinking into the dip, and just generally looking their best.
More Delicious Dessert Dips
Hot Cocoa Dip
- 4 oz Cool Whip
- 4 oz marshmallow fluff
- 1/4 cup hot chocolate mix
- Add 4 ounces of Cool Whip to a mixing bowl.
- Add 4 ounces of marshmallow fluff.
- Stir until well combined.
- Stir in 1/4 cup of hot chocolate mix.
- Combine the mix with the marshmallow fluff and Cool Whip. Don't leave any dry mix.
- Once the dip is fully mixed, transfer it to a serving bowl.
- Top with chocolate syrup, marshmallows, chocolate chips, or any other toppings.