Grinch Hot Chocolate Bombs is the perfect addition to your hot chocolate. Sprinkles, melted chocolate and more makes your hot chocolate delicious.

Grinch Hot Chocolate Bombs
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Easy Grinch Hot Chocolate Bombs Recipe:

Give your hot chocolate so much flavor with these hot chocolate bombs. The inside is filled with sprinkles, marshmallows and more to create the ultimate hot chocolate.

We love making Grinch treat for the holidays and this is the perfect addition to movie night. We love watching Grinch Stole Christmas while drinking this fun color hot chocolate.

Grinch hot cocoa bombs are easy to make. It gives your cup of hot milk amazing flavor for the delicious holiday drink.

Grinch Hot Chocolate Bombs on a platter

What is a Hot Chocolate Bomb?

Hot chocolate bombs are an easy way to add flavor to your hot milk. Melted chocolate is placed into a mold and filled with many different things. You can add in hot chocolate mixture, sprinkles, and more.

Once you place in your hot milk, the melted chocolate bomb melts. The insides are added to your drink to enjoy on a cold winter day.

Ingredients needed - green candy melts, marshmallows, hot chocolate mix, candy canes, candy melts, sprinkles

Ingredients: 

  • Green Candy Melts 
  • Mini Marshmallows (divided) 
  • White Hot Chocolate Mix (divided) 
  • Crushed Candy Canes (divided) 
  • White Candy Melts 
  • Red Heart Sprinkles 
  • Hot Milk (for serving) 

How to Make Grinch Hot Chocolate Bombs: 

  • Step 1 – Melt Candy Melts – Melt the green chocolate melts in a microwave in 30 second intervals. Stirring between each interval and then pour a small amount into the silicone mold.
  • Step 2 – Spoon to Spread Candy Melts – Use a paint brush and basting brush to spread the candy melts. Spread the chocolate evenly in the mold. Make sure that the melted candy goes all the way up to the edges of the mold.
  • Step 3 – Harden Candy Melts – Allow the candy melts to harden and follow the same process 3-4 more times. Apply more layers of the melted candy melts into the molds.
  • Step 4 – Completely Harden – Then allow them to completely harden (5 minutes) and gently remove from the molds.
  • Step 5 – Heat Plate – Microwave a microwave safe plate for approximately 30 seconds to heat up the plate.  Place half of the chocolate shells onto the warm plate to melt the rim slightly.
Spreading the candy melts in the molds

Fill Hot Cocoa Bombs:

  • Step 6 – Fill Molds – Then fill with 2 tsp of hot cocoa mix. Add in 1 tablespoon mini marshmallows and 1 tablespoon of crushed candy canes.  
  • Step 7 – Melt the Rims – Then melt the rims on the 2nd set of candy shells. By following the same process with the warmed plate.
  • Step 8 – Mold Together – Quickly place the two open ends of the candy shells together. Smooth out any extra candy around the seam where the 2 shells join together.
  • Step 9 – Refrigerate – Place the molds in the refrigerator for 15-20 minutes. 
  • Step 10 – Melt Candy Melts – Heat the white candy melts in the microwave in 30 second intervals. Stirring between each interval, until they are completely melted.  
  • Step 11 – Drizzle Melted Candy – Drizzle the melted white candy over the bombs. Then place 1 red heart sprinkle on top.  Let them sit at room temperature until the white candy melts has hardened.
Filling the molds
  • Step 12 – Serve and Enjoy – When serving, place the hot chocolate bomb in a mug. Then pour hot milk over the top to melt and reveal the hot chocolate within. Enjoy!
Grinch Hot Chocolate Bombs in a coffee mug

How to Use Grinch Hot Chocolate Bombs:

These hot chocolate bombs are best served immediately in hot milk. Heat 8 oz of milk to very hot but not boiling. Once the milk is heated pour over the hot chocolate bombs.

Stir the hot chocolate to allow the chocolate to melt. This will allow the ingredients to dissolve.

This Grinch hot chocolate spheres is great in a hot chocolate. But you can also wrap up as a holiday gift.

Placing the hot chocolate bombs in a milk of coffee mug

Recipe Tips:

  • Microwave Chocolate – Melt chocolate in 30 second increments until the chocolate is melted. Make sure that the chocolate does not burn. We recommend using a microwave safe bowl to melt the chocolate.
  • Layering Chocolate – Layer the chocolate in the mold and allow the chocolate to harden. You want to make sure the chocolate hardens so it easily removes from the mold. Use back of a spoon to spread chocolate into the molds.
  • Refrigerate Molds – Once you have filled the chocolate molds refrigerate for about 20 minutes.
  • Heat Plate – Heat a plate or a baking sheet to place the melted chocolate halves on.
Melted hot cocoa bomb in a cup of milk

Variation Ideas:

  • Green Food Coloring – Instead of using green candy melts, you can melt white chocolate. Then add in green food coloring to make the bombs green.
  • Red Candy – If you are unable to find the red heat candy, you can use red sprinkles instead.
  • Peppermint – We used crushed candy canes to make this recipe, but you can also use peppermint candy. Feel free to use other types of candy to fill the chocolate molds.
  • Mint – If you want a minty flavor, add teaspoon of mint extract to the melted chocolate. We love the flavor it adds to the hot chocolate.
  • Hot Chocolate Balls – These hot cocoa balls can be filled with many different things. We have even added in mini chocolate chips or other fun sprinkles. We love adding hot cocoa powder to the molds.
  • Decorations – Feel free to add decorations to the top of the hot chocolate bombs. They can be decorated in many different ways.
Grinch Hot Chocolate Bombs on a platter

How to Store Hot Chocolate Bombs:

After these hot chocolate bombs have been made, they do not need to be refrigerated.

They will last approximately 3-6 months depending on the expiration date on the chocolate that you use to make the bombs.  

Print Recipe for Grinch Hot Chocolate Bombs:

Grinch Hot Chocolate Bombs

5 from 1 vote
Grinch Hot Chocolate Bombs is the perfect addition to your hot chocolate. Sprinkles, melted chocolate and more makes your hot chocolate delicious.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Refrigerate 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Cuisine American
Course Beverage, Dessert
Calories 210

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces Green Candy Melts
  • 1/2 cup Mini Marshmallows divided
  • 1/4 cup White Hot Chocolate Mix divided
  • 1/2 cup Crushed Candy Canes divided
  • 1/2 cup White Candy Melts
  • Red Heart Sprinkles
  • Hot Milk for serving
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Instructions

  • Melt the green candy melts in a microwave in 30 second intervals stirring between each interval and then pour a small amount into the silicone mold.
  • Use a paint brush and basting brush to spread the candy melts evenly in the mold and make sure that the melted candy goes all the way up to the edges of the mold.
  • Allow the candy melts to harden and follow the same process 3-4 more times to apply more layers of the melted candy melts into the molds.
  • Then allow them to completely harden (5 minutes) and gently remove from the molds.
  • Microwave a microwave safe plate for approximately 30 seconds to heat up the plate.  Place half of the chocolate shells onto the warm plate to melt the rim slightly.
  • Then fill with 2 tsp of hot cocoa mix, 1 tablespoon mini marshmallows and 1 tablespoon of crushed candy canes.
  • Then melt the rims on the 2nd set of candy shells by following the same process with the warmed plate.
  • Quickly place the two open ends of the candy shells together and smooth out any extra candy around the seam where the 2 shells join together.
  • Place the molds in the refrigerator for 15-20 minutes.
  • Heat the white candy melts in the microwave in 30 second intervals, stirring between each interval, until they are completely melted.
  • Drizzle the melted white candy over the bombs and place 1 red heart sprinkle on top.  Let them sit until the white candy melts has hardened.,
  • When serving, place the hot chocolate bomb in a mug and pour hot milk over the top to melt and reveal the hot chocolate within.
  • Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

After these hot chocolate bombs have been made, they do not need to be refrigerated and will last approximately 3-6 months depending on the expiration date on the chocolate that you use to make the bombs.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 210kcal, Carbohydrates 28g, Protein 1g, Fat 11g, Saturated Fat 9g, Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g, Monounsaturated Fat 0.3g, Trans Fat 0.02g, Cholesterol 27mg, Sodium 90mg, Potassium 10mg, Fiber 0.2g, Sugar 26g, Vitamin A 40IU, Calcium 9mg, Iron 0.2mg

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