How To Make Ghirardelli Hot Chocolate Sticks

Fall is in season and nothing is better than curling up with a warm cup of hot chocolate to stay nice and cozy. Hot chocolate has been around for almost 3,000 years and originated in Mesoamerica. Since then hot chocolate has evolved into a staple beverage especially when the weather cools.

Through hot chocolates’ evolution from a part chocolate part spice drink, to chocolate and milk people love playing around to see what new way they can reinvent this popular drink.
Our video below is a simple way to add an extra touch to your next cup of hot chocolate.

Hot chocolate sticks are perfect to enjoy on their own or watching them melt into your cup. You can get entirely creative with what garnishes you’d like. These sticks are perfect for holiday parties that need an extra touch or a wow factor for guests.

They are sure to be a hit at your next get together or simply enjoy on your own. You can even save this for a homemade gift. Nothing says comfort like a cup of hot cocoa so be sure to add these chocolate sticks for your next recipe.

White chocolate adds something different to your hot cocoa making it have the taste of both chocolates swirling together giving you a nice flavor pallet of both familiar and new. Adding a chocolate stick really doubles up on the chocolate making sure your sweet tooth is satisfied. Either way each chocolate stick is sure to add simple fun to your next hot cocoa experience!



  1. 5 oz. Ghirardelli Premium Water-Soluble Hot Cocoa
  2. 10 oz. Ghirardelli 60% Cacao Chocolate Premium Baking Chips
  3. 11 oz. Ghirardelli Classic White Chocolate Premium Baking Chips
  4. Mallow Bits
  5. Sprinkles
  6. Hot Water


  • Melt the Ghirardelli Chocolate and White Chips
  • Add melted chocolate in a piping bag
  • Pipe melted chocolate into an ice cube tray and garnish with toppings
  • Add Spiral Straw
  • Refrigerate for 2 hours

Once frozen they are ready to serve with Ghirardelli Hot Cocoa Powder!

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