Hot chocolate bombs are an explosion of deliciousness that take your hot cocoa drinking to the next level. After TikTok went wild with videos of people making their own hot chocolate bombs everyone from kids to parents have been trying to make their own chocolatey creations.

For the uninitiated, hot chocolate bombs are a sphere of hard chocolate with hot cocoa powder and marshmallows hidden inside. Place them in a mug, pour hot milk over them and voila, you have an explosion of deliciousness to enjoy as the heat cracks open the bomb to reveal the powder and marshies. Simply stir and enjoy!

Brandy, author of the Gluesticks blog, which focuses on family, recipes and crafts shared her hot chocolate bomb recipe with us and it’s a must-try!

Ingredients and Supplies:

Step 1: Melt chocolate chips

Step 2: Fill hot chocolate bomb mold with chocolate

Step 3: Refrigerate mold

Step 4: Fill chocolate molds with hot cocoa

Step 5: Assemble chocolate bomb

Step 6: Finishing touches

Brandy also suggests possible add-ins for the hot chocolate bombs including:

  • Mini marshmallows
  • Crushed candy canes
  • Andes mint pieces (baking bits)
  • White chocolate chips
  • Peanut butter chips

Check out her blog post for full descriptions and pics and you’ll be on your way to making the most decadent hot chocolate of the winter.

Not feeling particularly ambitious or crafty but still craving that ultimate chocolate explosion? Lor’s Little Bakeshop sells a Valentine’s Day 4-pack of gorgeous hot chocolate bombs in dark chocolate, milk chocolate and white chocolate for $20. Owner Lori offers nationwide shipping or local delivery to Morris County.