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Easy Holiday Hot Cocoa Charcuterie Board with Sugar Free Hot Cocoa

This Easy Holiday Hot Cocoa Charcuterie Board with Sugar Free Hot Cocoa is always a huge hit during the holidays! This hot cocoa tray is fun, festive, full of variety, and is perfect for any holiday party or gathering!

Makes 12 servings

What is a Charcuterie board?

The word charcuterie is used to describe an assortment of meats, slices of bread or crackers, nuts, fruit, cheese, and sauces. Basically, charcuterie is a fancy way of saying meat and cheese tray-but in this case it’s a hot cocoa charcuterie board-filled with lots of variety of hot cocoa toppings!

What are some hot cocoa toppings that I can add to this Easy Holiday Hot Cocoa Charcuterie Board?

  • Mini marshmallows 
  • Sugar free white chocolate chips – I like to use no sugar added Choczero or Lily’s white chocolate chips.
  • Sugar free milk chocolate chips– I like to use no sugar added ChocZero or Lily’s milk or dark chocolate chips.
  • Mini peppermint candy canes 
  • Mini Reese peanut butter cups- I use Choczero peanut butter cups which are sugar free and only 3 personal points.
  • Andes mint chips– you can find these near the chocolate chips at some grocery stores or HERE online on Amazon.
  • Chocolate covered wooden spoons made with Choczero milk or white chocolate chips and sprinkles. You can find the wooden spoons online HERE on Amazon.
  • Chocolate spoons- made using ChocZero chips and THESE chocolate spoon molds.
  • Reddi Whip
  • Sugar free chocolate sauce
  • Sugar free Smucker’s caramel sauce
  • Sprinkles
  • Caramels
  • Fresh fruit, for a side.

Where can I buy ChocZero chocolate chips or peanut butter cups?

You can find them online using the link below.

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What ingredients do I need to make the homemade sugar free hot cocoa?

Can I make just one serving of hot cocoa?

Yes, you sure can! Here are the measurements for just one serving.

Sugar free hot cocoa ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Heat the unsweetened almond milk in a microwaveable cup in the microwave, for about 1-1/2 minutes or until hot.
  2. Whisk in the unsweetened cocoa powder, sweetener, salt, cinnamon, and vanilla extract.
  3. Stir until all ingredients are dissolved and fully blended.
  4. Enjoy!

How do I make this Easy Holiday Hot Cocoa Charcuterie Board?

Grab a tray or cutting board and arrange items in bunches or piles around the edge of the board with the highlighted items in the center of the board. 

Make yourself a cup of sugar free hot cocoa or place the hot chocolate in a crockpot to keep warm, if desired. 

How do I make the homemade sugar free hot cocoa?

Heat the unsweetened almond milk in a microwaveable cup in the microwave, for about 1-1/2 minutes or until hot.

Whisk in the unsweetened cocoa powder, sweetener, salt, cinnamon, and vanilla extract.

 Stir until all ingredients are dissolved and fully blended.

Add your favorite toppings, for additional points.

Such as: reddi whip cream, mini marshmallows, sprinkles, crushed peppermint candy canes, sugar free chocolate chips or peanut butter cups, etc.

Sugar Free Hot Cocoa Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. In a small mixing bowl combine the dry ingredients (unsweetened cocoa powder, sweetener, salt, and cinnamon). Stir until well combined.
  2. To make each serving, add 1/3 cup of dry mix to 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk and stir in and 1/8 tsp vanilla extract.
  3. Microwave the unsweetened almond milk or skim milk until hot (about 1- 1 and 1/2 minutes) Stir until well combined.
  4. Heat the unsweetened almond milk in a cup in the microwave for 1 and 1/2 minutes or if making more than one serving in a large pot on the stove until hot.
  5. Whisk in the unsweetened cocoa powder, sweetener, salt, cinnamon, and vanilla extract.
  6. Continue whisking until all ingredients are dissolved and fully blended.
  7. Place the hot cocoa in a crockpot to keep warm, if desired. 

Add your favorite optional toppings such as: reddi whip cream, mini marshmallows, sprinkles, crushed peppermint candy canes, sugar free chocolate chips or peanut butter cups, etc.

Makes 12 ( 1 cup) hot cocoa servings

2 PersonalPoints™ per serving*

The point values do not include the optional add in’s.

How do I know how many points this is on my WW individualized plan? 

Click the link below to go to the recipe builder. You’ll first need to sign into your WW account and then the recipe builder will upload. Be sure to edit the recipe with any ingredients that you use that are different. The recipe builder is the most accurate way to create, obtain, and track the Personal Points on your individualized plan.

The recipe builder link only works for WW members located in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, you’ll need to access the WW app manually to create the recipe in the recipe builder. 

Yield: 1-12

Easy Holiday Hot Cocoa Charcuterie Board with Sugar Free Hot Cocoa

Easy Holiday Hot Cocoa Charcuterie Board with Sugar Free Hot Cocoa

This Easy Holiday Hot Cocoa Charcuterie Board with Sugar Free Hot Cocoa is always a huge hit during the holidays! This hot cocoa tray is fun, festive, full of variety, and is perfect for any holiday party or gathering!

Author: thepounddropper.com

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Additional Time 30 seconds
Total Time 6 minutes 30 seconds

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened cocoa powder- I recommend using Hershey's or Ghirardelli 100% Unsweetened Ground Cocoa
  • 1 1/2 cups zero points white granulated sugar sweetener-I use Lakanto Classic Monkfruit Sweetener
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 12 cups unsweetened almond milk or skim milk, for additional points

Instructions

    1. In a small mixing bowl combine the dry ingredients (cocoa powder, sweetener, cinnamon, and salt). Stir until well combined.
    2. To make each serving, add 1/3 cup of dry mix to 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk and stir in and 1/8 tsp vanilla extract.
    3. Microwave the unsweetened almond milk or skim milk until hot (about 1- 1 and 1/2 minutes) Stir until well combined.
    4. Heat the unsweetened almond milk in a microwaveable cup in the microwave, for about 1-1/2 minutes or until hot.
    5. Whisk in the unsweetened cocoa powder, sweetener, salt, cinnamon, and vanilla extract.
    6. Stir until all ingredients are dissolved and fully blended.
    7. Place the hot cocoa in a crockpot to keep warm, if desired. 
    8. Optional: add your favorite toppings (such as; reddi whip cream, mini marshmallows, sprinkles, crushed peppermint candy canes, sugar free chocolate chips or peanut butter cups, etc.)

      Makes 12 ( 1 cup) hot cocoa servings

      2 PersonalPoints™ per serving*

Notes

What optional toppings can I add to this Easy Holiday Hot Cocoa Charcuterie Board?

Mini marshmallows 
Sugar free white chocolate chips - I like to use no sugar added Choczero or Lily's white chocolate chips.
Sugar free milk chocolate chips- I like to use no sugar added ChocZero or Lily's milk or dark chocolate chips.
Mini peppermint candy canes 
Mini Reese peanut butter cups- I use Choczero peanut butter cups which are sugar free and only 3 personal points.
Andes mint chips- you can find these near the chocolate chips at some grocery stores or online on Amazon.
Chocolate covered wooden spoons made with Choczero milk or white chocolate chips and sprinkles.
Chocolate spoons- made using ChocZero chips and chocolate spoon molds.
Reddi Whip
Sugar free chocolate sauce
Sugar free Smucker's caramel sauce
Sprinkles
Caramels
Fresh fruit, on the side.

The point values do not include the optional add in's.

What if I want to make just one serving of hot cocoa?

2 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder-I recommend using Hershey's or Ghirardelli 100% Unsweetened Ground Cocoa
2 Tbsp zero point white granulated sugar sweetener - I use Lakanto Monkfruit classic sweetener
Pinch of salt
Pinch of cinnamon
1/8 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup unsweetened almond milk

  1. Heat the unsweetened almond milk in a microwaveable cup in the microwave, for about 1-1/2 minutes or until hot.
  2. Whisk in the unsweetened cocoa powder, sweetener, salt, cinnamon, and vanilla extract.
  3. Stir until all ingredients are dissolved and fully blended. Enjoy!

Smartpoints: GREEN/BLUE/PURPLE: 2 smartpoints per serving

Nutrition Information

Yield

12

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 51Total Fat 4gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 208mgCarbohydrates 31gNet Carbohydrates 26gFiber 5gSugar 0gProtein 3g

The WW nutritional calculator does take zero point food ingredients into consideration and will not be accurate. Personal Point values and nutritional information is estimated and figured based off the brand of ingredients listed in the recipe using the WW app. PersonalPoints values may vary depending on the brand of ingredients used and depending on your customized zero point foods list.

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