Hot Chocolate Recipes

The best way to warm cold winter days is with some hot chocolate! Here you’ll find homemade hot chocolate recipes for Mexican hot chocolate, creamy hot chocolate and more.

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Chilly-Day Hot Cocoa Mix

This easy-to-assemble gift is perfect for teachers, friends and neighbors. —Marie Wiersma, St. Johns, Michigan

Cinnamon Hot Chocolate Mix

When our children left for college, they each insisted on taking a large container of this cinnamon-y cocoa mix with...


Mexican Mocha Mix

This mix of coffee and cocoa is a wonderful alternative to traditional hot chocolate. —Maria Regakis, Somerville, Massachusetts


Holiday Hot Drink Mix

This is a great mix to have in the cupboard for cold wintry days. Using strawberry drink mix instead of...


Holiday Hot Chocolate Mix

This is the recipe I make for holiday gifts. I put it in decorative jars and tie pretty ribbons around...

Special Hot Chocolate Treats

Dropping a whipped cream-filled chocolate cup into hot chocolate makes for an extra-special beverage. I make the chocolate cups ahead,...


DIY Hot Cocoa Mix

Because we live in Idaho and have long, cold winters, hot chocolate is a staple for our family. With this...

Minty Hot Chocolate

This hot chocolate mix features a tasty blend of mint and malt. We enjoy some each holiday season—especially after an...


Minty Cocoa Mix

Instead of stirring hot chocolate with a candy cane, our home economists add crushed candies right to the mix. It's...


Heavenly Hot Chocolate Mix

At Christmastime, I make up several batches of this hot chocolate mix to give away. I package it in clean,...


Cappuccino Mix

One day friends and I were swapping recipes for hot chocolate, and someone came up with this mix. I put...

Easy Hot Chocolate Mix

I bring this mix along when we travel to enjoy as a bedtime snack in our hotel room. It has...


Mint Cocoa Mix

I've made this beverage mix many times as Christmas gifts for neighbors and our three sons' teachers. The mint flavor...


Sugar-Free Cocoa Mix with Cinnamon

Here's a delicious winter warmer-upper featuring a tasty blend of cinnamon and cocoa. Louise Clough of West Fork, Arkansas shared...


Hot Drink Mix

"This is a great mix to have in the cupboard for cold wintry days," says Nancy Zimmerman from Cape May...


Dulce de Leche Hot Chocolate Pods

Who doesn't love a steamy mug of hot chocolate on a snowy day? Now you can give friends, neighbors, co-workers...


Hot Cocoa Mix

In just a few quick minutes, you can whip together an old-fashioned treat certain to be enjoyed by all at...


Double Chocolate Hot Cocoa Mix

I gave this away at our neighborhood Christmas party in cutie-patootie gift bags and was thrilled that I was able...


Candy Cane Hot Cocoa Mix

We make batches of this minty, malted milk-flavored hot chocolate to give as gifts. Be prepared—friends will return the jars...