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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    Haunting Hot Chocolate

    1 review

    I serve mugs of this quick-to-fix hot cocoa outside when the kids in our neighborhood go trick-or-treating for Halloween. It's a nice change of pace from traditional candy. —Suzanne McKinley
    Lyons, Georgia

    Mexican Hot Cocoa

    —Stella Gilbertson, Northfield, Minnesota


    Zesty Hot Chocolate

    Chili powder gives a subtle spiciness to this chocolate sipper that is sure to warm chilly guests from head to...


    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

    6 reviews

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

    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...


    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,...


    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...


    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...


    Mexican Cocoa

    1 review

    The entire family will enjoy this festive drink,” writes Patricia Nieh of Portola Valley, California. Cinnamon sticks give it a...


    Chilled Cocoa

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


    Minty Hot Chocolate

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


    Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate

    2 reviews

    My mom makes this hot chocolate with pumpkin, spices and white chocolate. We usually drink it on Halloween, but it’s...

    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...


    Minty Mocha

    2 reviews

    “I’ve had this recipe for 25 years and serve it during the holidays, especially Christmas brunch, but it’s great anytime...


    Minty Cocoa Mix

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


    Mexican Hot Chocolate

    5 reviews

    This delicious, not-too-sweet Mexican hot chocolate is richly flavored with cocoa and delicately seasoned with spices. The whole-stick cinnamon stirrers...


    Chilled Hot Chocolate

    2 reviews

    You do not have to wait for the snow to fall to enjoy the rich taste of hot chocolate, thanks...


    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,...


    Cappuccino Mix

    6 reviews

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


    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...

    Rich Hot Chocolate

    1 review

    Each winter in early February my friends and I gather for an outdoor show called Mittenfest. We skip the Bloody...


    Kahlua Hot Chocolate

    1 review

    When we want a cup of hot chocolate, we prefer homemade over store mixes. A splash of Kahlúa adds a...


    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...


    Mint Cocoa Mix

    11 reviews

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


    Witches’ Brew with Broomsticks

    2 reviews

    While growing up, my boys enjoyed helping me make this beverage with "broomsticks." Now I use the recipe with my...


    Hot Cocoa for a Crowd

    This is a simple, delicious and comforting hot cocoa with a hint of cinnamon. It has just the right amount...