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Cozy Hot Chocolate

 Cozy Hot Chocolate
Steaming mugs of these smooth beverages are a nice anytime treat with my husband, Ken.—Marie Hattrup, The Dalles, Oregon
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 cup whipped cream
  • Ground cinnamon, optional


  • In a small saucepan, mix the cocoa and sugar; add water stir until
  • smooth. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil for 1 minute.
  • Reduce heat; stir in milk and heat through.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in vanilla. Pour into 2 cups; top with
  • whipped cream and sprinkle with cinnamon if desired. Yield: 2
  • servings.