Peppermint Hot Chocolate

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Redsie

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Ingredients Nutrition

  • 13 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 quart milk
  • 12 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (3 ounces)
  • 7 peppermint stick candy, 4 left whole (3 crushed (1/4 cup)
  • 1 pinch salt


  1. Place cocoa in a medium saucepan. Gradually whisk in milk until cocoa has dissolved.
  2. Add chocolate chips and crushed peppermint; simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until chocolate and peppermint have melted, 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. Bring to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Add salt and vanilla (if desired). Ladle into mugs; serve each with a peppermint stick (or marshmallows).

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