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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    Hazelnut Hot Chocolate

    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

    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...


    Winter’s Warmth Hot Chocolate

    I discovered this recipe as a newlywed when I was looking for something to warm us up during the season's...


    Minty Mocha

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


    Kahlua Hot Chocolate

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


    Easy Hot Chocolate Mix

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

    Witches’ Brew with Broomsticks

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


    Wintry Hot Cocoa Mix

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


    Creamy Hot Cocoa

    Hot cocoa made school days memorable for me. Mom had it ready when I came home. It was a special...


    Heavenly Drinking Chocolate

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


    Hot Cocoa with Almond Milk

    Change up ordinary hot cocoa by stirring some dark baking cocoa into vanilla almond milk. Top it off with a...


    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...


    Quick Maple Hot Chocolate

    What sweet drink could be more popular when the weather's wintry than hot chocolate? Here, subtle maple flavor turn this...


    Chilled Hot Chocolate

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

    Mexican Hot Chocolate

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


    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...


    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...


    Hot Cocoa

    WITH the first chill in the air, I begin thinking of hot cocoa. This simple recipe can be stirred up...


    Crackling Hot Cocoa

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

    Heavenly Hot Chocolate Mix

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


    Bubblin’ Swamp Juice

    This unique take on hot chocolate is perfect for Halloween. The creamy white chocolate mixture is thick and satisfying. Add...


    Frozen Hot Chocolate

    Make it an occasion for chocolate lovers with this yummy, icy treat. For a stiffer consistency, freeze for 8 hours....


    Ghostly Hot Cocoa

    Chocolate pudding mix is the convenient start to this clever cocoa mix. Kids of all ages get a kick out...


    White Hot Chocolate

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


    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...