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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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 water when you want a tasty mugful. It also makes a nice gift.—Gladys Goldstone, Nanaimo, British Columbia

Cinnamon Hot Chocolate Mix

9 reviews

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


Honey-Bourbon Hot Chocolate

My husband and I like to enjoy this grown-up version of hot chocolate on a cold winter evening. It's even...


Mexican Hot Cocoa

—Stella Gilbertson, Northfield, Minnesota

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,...


Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

3 reviews

My mother often had this mix on hand when I was growing up. Now I make this hot cocoa for...

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 Drink Mix

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


Hot Chocolate Mix

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Crowd-Pleasing Cocoa

You'll warm many hearts with this rich, satisfying cocoa. It's the perfect beverage to serve after an ice-skating outing or...

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...


Hot Cocoa Mix

6 reviews

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


Minty Cocoa Mix

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


Easy Hot Chocolate Mix

4 reviews

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

Wintry Hot Cocoa Mix

6 reviews

"I first tasted this warming beverage on a camping trip in the mountains," recalls Ruby Gibson of Newton, North Carolina....


Heavenly Hot Chocolate Mix

9 reviews

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