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halloween ogre eyes hot cocoa
8 cups milk, divided
1 cup mint chocolate chips
1 cup instant hot cocoa mix
16 large marshmallows
16 Crows candies
16 lollipop sticks
In a large saucepan, combine 1 cup milk, chocolate chips and cocoa mix. Cook and stir over low heat until chips are melted. Stir in remaining milk; heat through.
Meanwhile, cut a slit in top of each marshmallow; insert a candy. Carefully insert a lollipop stick through the bottom of each marshmallow and into each candy.
Pour hot cocoa into mugs or cups; place two prepared marshmallows in each cup. Serve immediately.
Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: If mint chocolate chips are not available, place 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips and 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract in a plastic bag; seal and toss to coat. Allow chips to stand for 24-48 hours.