This is one trendy cold-weather treat we can't wait to try!

Karla Walsh
October 19, 2020
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From kori-kohi to whipped coffee, 2020 has been buzzing with viral TikTok beverage trends. And as we look ahead to chillier weather and the holidays, a new one has exploded onto the scene: hot cocoa bombs!

These globe-shaped chocolate balls melt into warm milk, releasing a filling of hot cocoa mix, marshmallows and sometimes other flavors or mix-ins. It's mesmerizing to watch and delicious to drink, but to be honest, it looks a little bit challenging to DIY.

hot cocoa bombs
Credit: Amazon

Enter store-bought options, including a dressed-up-for-the-holidays gift box of chocolate bombs at Costco. Spotted by @costcohotfinds for just $1.18 each (16 for $18.89).

Each bomb comes wrapped in one of four colors (gold, silver, green or red foil) and comes in one of four flavors (salted caramel, strawberry, s'mores or milk chocolate).

No Costco nearby? No sweat. You can outsource the cocoa-crafting to ItzMyPartyCakery on Etsy (starting at $6 each, or splurge over on Amazon ($68.88 for 6, Just add milk—non-dairy or cow's milk will both do the trick—and prepare to sip your showiest mug of hot chocolate yet!