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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Peppermint Patty Hot Cocoa

A hint of cool mint makes this rich sipper a nice change of pace from traditional hot cocoa. Add a dollop of whipped cream and crushed peppermint candies. —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Pumpkin-Spiced Hot Chocolate

As soon as there is a hint of fall in the air, I think of pumpkins and my mother. She...


Mocha Fireside Coffee

3 reviews

Warm up on a cold day with this coffee mix. You can prepare it in advance and just add boiling...


Vanilla Almond Hot Cocoa

19 reviews

Treat your family to this comforting, homemade cocoa as you decorate the tree or open holiday gifts. Vanilla and almond...


Creamy Hot White Chocolate

2 reviews

We enjoy this hot beverage all year long, but especially around the holidays. It's a tasty change of pace from...

Raspberry Hot Cocoa

1 review

Garnished with whipped cream, chocolate curls and raspberry-flavored marshmallows, this cool-weather favorite goes from everyday to extra-special. —Andrew McDowell, Lake...


Favorite Mint Hot Chocolate

This is one of my husband's favorite winter drinks. I love the minty, chocolaty recipe because it's like Christmas in...

DIY Hot Cocoa Mix

6 reviews

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


Dutch Hot Chocolate

2 reviews

When my grandchildren come over, they like to snack on cookies and mugs of this hot chocolate. It has a...


Hot Malted Chocolate

3 reviews

There’s nothing better on a cold day than a steaming mug of rich hot chocolate. Malted milk powder adds a...


Fluffy Hot Chocolate

22 reviews

This is our daughter's favorite hot chocolate recipe. It may look like ordinary cocoa, but a touch of vanilla sets...

Hot Chocolate Mix

1 review

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Chilled Cocoa

You don't have to wait for the snow to fall to enjoy the rich taste of hot chocolate, thanks to...


Truffle Hot Chocolate

5 reviews

Greet holiday guests at the door with steaming mugs of rich hot chocolate. As the crowning touch, offer a selection...


Hazelnut Hot Chocolate

1 review

Vanilla beans and a hazelnut liqueur like Frangelico lend a sophisticated flavor to this hot chocolate. With such rich taste,...


Cocoa for a Crowd

Cocoa for a Crowd comes from Pat Monson of Stewartville, Minnesota. "On a winter day, this cocoa really hits the...

Heavenly Drinking Chocolate

1 review

The name says it all—sipping this beverage is like experiencing an out-of-this-world blend of dark and milk chocolate. The only...


Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

My soothing white hot chocolate is a great warm-up after a wintry day spent sledding or ice skating. Or include...


Crackling Hot Cocoa

1 review

This hot chocolate recipe is more than a warm-you-up—it's rich and thick decadence in a mug. —Cyndi Nistico, Palm Island,...


White Hot Chocolate

4 reviews

Debbi Smith of Crossett, Arkansas says her creamy drink is smooth and soothing with a hint of spice.