The year has redemeed itself ith the food trend you didn’t know you needed and now can’t live without.
Hot Chocolate Bombs.
These spheres of sweetness open in hot milk or water to reveal a cocoa music, marshmallows and other surprises. We have gathered up the local (small) businesses that are carrying them so you can make your holidays that much sweeter.
Where to Buy Hot Chocolate Bombs in McHenry County
If you are handy in the kitchen you can grab some molds and try to make these yourself – there are dozens of tutorials online. I, on the other hand, will be purchasing from one of the below locations.
Riverside Chocolate Factory – McHenry
Riverside Chocolate has been serving up sweet trends since 1986 so of course, they are on this one! Choose from classic milk chocolate and marshmallows, dark chocolate with sea salt caramel, or white chocolate peppermint.
Morkes Chocolate – Huntley
Making decadent chocolate treats since 1920 their hot cocoa bombs are made with high-quality chocolate and filled with Big Train mixes. They can make the bombs dairy-free or gluten-free and ship. They offer classic milk chocolate, white chocolate, vanilla cupcake, cookies n’ cream, peppermint, and chocolate mint.
Ethereal Confections – Woodstock
Available for pre-order these high-end organic chocolate come in candy cane, salted caramel, and dark chocolate.
Just 4 You Treats – Crystal Lake
They offer three different varieties including a Christmas stripped one with peppermint icing.
Sweet Treats by Jen – McHenry
Sweet Treats offers a special Grinch Bomb – green white chocolate filled with cocoa marshmallows. Additional flavors are sugar cookie, chocolate cocoa, white chocolate cocoa, dark chocolate peppermint, and white peppermint chocolate.
Magda Sweets – Crystal Lake
All hot cocoa bombs come with an edible spoon. Flavors available are milk chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolate, pumpkin spice, and peppermint.
BA Bakes offers both regular Hot Cocoa Bombs and Keto or Dairy-Free cocoa bombs.
Innocent Dreams Creations – McHenry
Offering a large selection of hot chocolate bombs. Flavors are milk chocolate, mint, milk chocolate with peppermint, white chocolate with peppermint, peanut butter, salted caramel, cookies n’ cream, Mexican chocolate, English toffee, dark chocolate, and raspberry.
Sweet Peas Emporium – McHenry
See their Facebook page for information on ordering and flavors as this is a new offering.
We know that there are many other, larger stores that may carry these as well. 2020 has been hard on local businesses and we encourage you to buy these locally.
Have you tried a hot cocoa bomb yet? Where did you get yours?