Perfectly Chocolate Hershey's Hot Cocoa

Total Time
Prep 4 mins
Cook 0 mins

I have been making this recipe for ages now and when I first found it, it was on the side of Hershey's Cocoa Tin. As a matter of fact, my mother used to make this for my sister and me in Cuba, when we weren't even so little. Found this on hershey's web site.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix sugar, cocoa and salt in large mug.
  2. Heat milk in microwave at HIGH(100%) for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until hot.
  3. Gradually add hot milk to cocoa mixture in mug, stirring until well blended.
  4. Stir in vanilla.
  6. Rich and Adult: Increase cocoa to 2 tablespoons; follow recipe.
  7. Lower Fat: Use nonfat milk; follow recipe.
  8. Sugar Free: Omit sugar. Combine cocoa and salt. Proceed as above, using nonfat milk. Stir in vanilla and sugar substitute with sweetening of 2 tablespoons sugar.


Most Helpful

This is a great recipe for me since I am the only one in the family that drinks hot cocoa. I made it using Splenda and 1%fat milk. It was delicious. I added a healthy spoonful of whipped topping. Great tasting!

Marie Nixon January 10, 2010

Excellent! My kiddos and I both loved it, and I loved that I didn't have the little "floaties" like I did with the last hot cocoa recipe I made. Everything blended nicely together and it tasted rich and chocolaty.

Kohtzy January 20, 2016

Loving this hot cocoa recipe! My kids begged for it when we put up the Christmas tree. Delicious with forever memories. Thank you!!

ArleneWhit December 08, 2015

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