Holiday Peppermint Cocoa

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

A nice ending to a cold winter day. From BHG. I replace the sugar with Splenda and the milk with skim milk for a lighter treat.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 cups milk
  • 12 teaspoon vanilla
  • 6 drops peppermint extract


  1. In a medium saucepan stir together sugar and cocoa powder.
  2. Gradually stir in milk until smooth.
  3. Heat over medium heat until warm.
  4. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla and peppermint extract.
  5. Pour into mugs and top with mini-marshmallows if you like!


Most Helpful

I prepared this as is, and thought that it was a bit bitter. I added some additional sugar to improve the chocolaty flavor.

Ms B. December 26, 2004

This is really good and definitely a keeper. I am just drinking some and loving it! Thanks for sharing it!

Charishma_Ramchandani December 02, 2004

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