The Best Easter Hot Chocolate Bomb with Peeps Kids will Love {Printables Included}
Desserts & Sweets - March 23, 2022

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Check out the best Easter Hot Chocolate Bomb with Peeps that you’ll ever taste! These hot cocoa bombs are perfect with Kellogg’s Mini Peeps inside, along with the Godiva indulgent hot cocoa. Whether for a party or just a fun activity to make with the kids, this delicious hot beverage will always be a hit!

hot cocoa bomb with mini peeps on top

Spring is right around the corner and you know what that means, it’s time to start thinking about Easter! This means lots of fun Easter crafts for the kids, Bunny Treats and Easter desserts for the whole family.

We all love hot cocoa but have you ever tried making a Hot Cocoa Bomb? It’s super fun and easy. We love making hot chocolate bombs in our house. Every season, including Springtime is a reason to drink hot cocoa!

Cocoa bombs with peeps

These special treats are a fun idea for special occasions too like Valentine’s Day. They are also great Easter Basket ideas!

Cocoa Bomb with Peeps

We are not big cereal people but this recipe called for Peeps Family Size Cereal. We sorted out the mini peeps (colored marshmallows) to use inside the Cocoa Bombs. Then I added the the cute bunny and ducks mini peeps on the outside to decorate it.

You can even make these delicious hot chocolate bombs with your kids. They will be so excited when they see their very own creation in their mug. Plus, the best part is that these bombs are filled with Mini Peeps (mini marshmallows).

This makes them extra special for Springtime.

cocoa bombs

These Easter Hot Chocolate Bombs are simple to make, using chocolate melts or Lily’s chocolate chips, mini Peeps marshmallows, and sprinkles. Make this delicious treat today and enjoy it while watching an Easter movie or reading an Easter book together as a family.

Easter set up with peep cocoa bombs

This recipe is also great for birthday parties or sleepovers because everyone loves hot cocoa!

Supplies

ingredients for The Best Easter Hot Chocolate Bomb with Peeps

Ingredients

ingredients flat lay

Instructions for Cocoa Bombs with Easter Peeps

  • Melt chocolate chips or (start with 1 min 50% power) in a microwave-safe bowl. Do not over melt – just stir lumps until melted
  • Spoon chocolate with back of spoon into the mold making sure the spoon coats the sides of the mold
  • Put mold on a tray or cutting board and into refrigerator for 30 mins
silicone mold with chocolate for hot cocoa bombs
  • Pull half spheres chocolate molds out of molds when ready using gloves (if you don’t want fingerprints)
  • Heat up a small plate for 1 minute
  • Place mold on the plate to smooth out and fill with 1 Tablespoon of Cocoa Powder (hot chocolate mix)
  • Put mini peep marshmallows and Easter sprinkles (if you want inside)

Other Fun Molds

Bunny Mold

Easter Egg Mold ( for Easter Egg hot Chocolate Bombs)

Bunny Ears and Carrots

  • Place other half sphere on hot plate and smooth out and immediately place on top of cocoa filled mold
  • Heat up some white chocolate chips and spoon into a ziplock bag, cut off tip and drizzle melted chocolate on top. Add sprinkles and mini Peeps.
close up of mini peeps on top of cocoa bomb

Are these not the cutest Easter treats you’ve ever seen? You can also make white hot chocolate bombs with Lily’s White Chocolate Baking Chips.

These are great to do with the kids but make great gifts also.

Tips for the best Easter Hot Chocolate Bomb with Peeps

  • Use Latex Gloves for Spring Hot Chocolate Bomb with Peeps when taking out of silicone molds

Using Latex gloves will keep fingerprints off the bombs.

  • Cool the Chocolate Easter Hot Chocolate Bomb with Peeps

Make sure topping chocolate has cooled off other wise it will melt the bomb.

  • Use a Hot Plate for Easter Bomb with Peeps

Smooth out edges of the half of a bomb mold

  • Use Measuring Spoon for Hot Cocoa Bombs

Use a half tablespoon measuring spoon (2x) to add hot chocolate so that it doesn’t spill all over the outside of the bombs (outside of the mold).

  • You can Make the Cocoa Bomb Keto Friendly

If you use Lily’s sweetened with stevia and Ghiradelli Hot Cocoa, it is Keto and sugar free without the marshmallows. You can make the mold toppings with Lily’s too.

  • Use an Airtight Container for Storing Cocoa Bombs

Don’t forget to use an airtight container to put them in.

  • Try Different Flavored Chocolate for Hot Chocolate Bombs

There are so many different chocolate flavors you can do too, like dark chocolate, milk chocolate, salted caramel, white chocolate and peppermint mocha!

  • Making a Cup of Hot Chocolate with the Bomb

Grab your favorite mug! Make a mug of hot milk and add the bomb after.

Hot cocoa bombs with mini peeps

DIY Hot Chocolate Bomb with Mini Peeps

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

DIY Hot Chocolate Bomb with Mini Peeps Cereal.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 Cup of Semi-Sweet Lilys Baking Chips
  • 1/4 Cup of Lily's White Chocolate Baking Chips
  • 1/4 Cup of Mini Marshmallow Peeps
  • 1 tablespoon of hot cocoa mix
  • Easter Sprinkles (optional)

Instructions

  1. Melt 3/4 cup of chocolate chips or (start with 1 min 50% power) Do not over melt - just stir lumps until melted
  2. Spoon chocolate with the back of a spoon into the mold making sure the spoon coats the sides of the mold
  3. Put mold on a tray or cutting board and into refrigerator for 30 mins
  4. Pull chocolate molds out of molds when ready using gloves (if you don't want fingerprints)
  5. Heat up a plate for 1 minute
  6. Place mold on the plate to smooth out and
  7. add 1 Tablespoon of Cocoa Powder
  8. Put 1/4 cup of mini peep marshmallows and few sprinkles (if you want inside) - leave some out for the finished product
  9. Place other side of mold on hot plate and smooth out and immediately place on top of cocoa filled mold
  10. Heat up 1/4 cup white chocolate chips and spoon into a ziplock bag or pastry bag, cut off tip and drizzle on top. Add sprinkles and 1/2 cup of mini Peeps

Notes

  • Make sure topping chocolate has cooled off other wise it will melt the bomb.
  • Use a hot plate to smooth out edges of the half of a bomb mold
  • Use a half tablespoon measuring spoon (2x) to add hot chocolate so that it doesn’t spill all over the outside of the bombs (outside of the mold).
  • If you use Lily’s sweetened with stevia and Ghiradelli Hot Cocoa, it is Keto and sugar free without the marshmallows. You can make the mold toppings with Lily’s too.
  • Don’t forget to use an airtight container to put them in.There are so many different chocolate flavors you can do too, like dark chocolate, milk chocolate, salted caramel, white chocolate and peppermint mocha!
  • Make a cup of warm milk and add the bomb after.
  • you can also make these as white chocolate cocoa bombs

Nutrition Information
Yield 6 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 153Total Fat 7gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 4gCholesterol 2mgSodium 87mgCarbohydrates 23gFiber 1gSugar 14gProtein 2g

Best Peeps Easter Hot Cocoa Bombs Printables

Easter labels for The Best Easter Hot Chocolate Bomb with Peeps

If you are giving these Easter hot cocoa bombs as gifts you can wrap them in treat bags and tie some raffia paper around with the special gift tag. They are also great for Easter Baskets.

Make a six-pack of Easter Cocoa Bombs and throw in some chocolate eggs!

Easter printables
Easter label on cocoa bomb

Spring Hot Chocolate Printables

If you prefer to use Spring hot chocolate labels for your Cocoa Bombs, you can download these.

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Enjoy your mug of hot chocolate!

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