19 Easy Chocolatey Hot Cocoa Recipes


How to make velvety hot cocoa with these creamy hot cocoa recipes that you’ll love to enjoy as a family.  These rich hot cocoa recipes include hot cocoa mix, cocoa in a jar, hot cocoa bar, and even homemade gift ideas.

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Hot Cocoa Recipe

Almond Joy White Hot Chocolate

1.  Almond Joy White Hot Chocolate ~ Just like the candy bar this delicious chocolatey hot cocoa is flavored with coconut and almond extract.  Add some toasted coconut and sliced almonds for toppings.

Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

2.  Peppermint White Hot Chocolate ~ This delicious beverage is every bit as delicious as it’s sister, regular hot chocolate, but it’s fun to mix it up once in a while. Plus, it’s so pretty.

Mint Hot Cocoa

3.  Mint Hot Cocoa ~ Half and half, milk, white chocolate chips and peppermint extract are combined to make this creamy and delicious hot cocoa.  Top with crushed Andes mints.

Slow Cooker Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate

4.  Slow Cooker Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate ~ This delicious beverage is every bit as delicious as it’s sister, regular hot chocolate, but it’s fun to mix it up once in a while. Plus, it’s so pretty.  And, you can make it in the crock pot.

 Nutella Hot Chocolate

5.  Nutella Hot Chocolate ~ Only 5 Weight Watcher points for this decadent drink.  Made with natural sweeteners, skim milk, nutella and unsweetened cocoa powder.  

red velvet hot cocoa

6.  Red Velvet Hot Cocoa ~ Skim milk and bittersweet chocolate are some of the ingredients used to make this delicious cocoa! 

S'mores Hot Chocolate

7.  S’mores Hot Chocolate ~ Enjoy the yummy campfire treat in hot chocolate form!  Crushed graham crackers on the rim and toasted marshmallows on top drizzled with extra chocolate.  Yummy!

Sugar-Free Hot Cocoa

8.  Sugar-Free Hot Cocoa ~ You won’t ruin your New Year’s resolutions of weightloss if you indulge in a cup of this hot cocoa because it’s sugar-free!  {{smiling}}  Made with coconut milk, unsweetened cocoa and vanilla pods. 

Vegan Coconut Cocoa

9.  Vegan Coconut Cocoa ~ Only two ingredients needed to make this hot cocoa, vegan chocolate chips and coconut milk.

Hot Cocoa Mix Recipe

Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

10.  Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix ~ Make your own powdered hot cocoa mix. Tastes great and you control the ingredients and amount of sugar. Perfect to give as gift or make it for yourself to enjoy.

 Hot Cocoa Bar

Hot Chocolate Bar

11.  Hot Chocolate BarHot Cocoa is a holiday tradition in and of itself. This festive winter treat is even more fun for a party when you have a hot cocoa bar.  Amanda has great ideas for decorations and hot cocoa mix ins for your holiday party, like M&Ms, chocolate chips, sprinkles and more. It will be the perfect addition to your holiday get-togethers.

Hot Cocoa in a Jar

Peppermint Cotton Candy Hot Cocoa Mix

12.  Peppermint Cotton Candy Hot Cocoa Mix {free printable} ~ This semi-homemade cocoa mix is a great holiday treat for the neighbors. Add some peppermint and cotton candy ingredients to powdered cocoa mix, attach the free printable, and you are good to go.

Homemade Butterscotch Hot Cocoa Mix

13.  Homemade Butterscotch Hot Cocoa Mix ~ Give the gift of chocolate with this simple to make edible gift in a jar. This is a great gift to give to warm the soul, from the inside out.

Skinny Peanut Butter Hot Cocoa Mix

14.  Skinny Peanut Butter Hot Cocoa Mix ~ There’s nothing like coming in from the freezing outdoors and wrapping your hands around a cup of hot chocolate.  Give the gift of warmth with this great hot cocoa mix in a jar.    

Hot Cocoa Gift Ideas

Hot Chocolate on a Stick

15.  Hot Chocolate on a Stick ~ Who can resist a warm cup of hot chocolate in the winter time? When there’s a chill in the air it always has a way of making me feel warm and cozy, so with the holidays fast approaching I wanted to pass on a little warmth to friends and family with some homemade hot chocolate on a stick. 

Double Chocolate Vanilla Bean Hot Cocoa Mugs & Marshmallows

16.  Double Chocolate Vanilla Bean Hot Cocoa Mugs & Marshmallows ~ Here’s a step-by-step tutorial for making your very own hot cocoa mix and marshmallows! Recipes and photos show exactly how it’s done, plus you can make your own printable labels to help package it all up into a great looking gift —perfect for neighbors, coworkers, and your holiday party hostess.

DIY Peppermint Candy Spoons
17. DIY Peppermint Candy Spoons ~ Perfect for gift giving for warm beverages, these adorable peppermint candy spoons would pair perfectly with hot cocoa mix.

Hot Cocoa Cups

DIY Chalkboard Mug

18.  DIY Chalkboard Mug ~ Give a mug of love with this adorable chalkboard mug! A mug was taped and painted with chalkboard paint. Pair it with hot cocoa, coffee or tea and of course, some chalk to doodle.

How to Make a Glitter and Sharpie Mug

 19.  How to Make a Glitter and Sharpie Mug ~ Give a mug of love with this adorable glitter and sharpie mug! A mug was taped and painted with glitter paint. Pair it with hot cocoa, coffee or tea.


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