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Creamy Hot Chocolate

 Creamy Hot Chocolate
Flo Snodderly of North Vernon, Indiana needs just a few basic ingredients to stir up her spirit-warming sipper. The comforting beverage is smooth and not too sweet, making it just right for cozy winter days.
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 6-1/2 cups water
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Miniature marshmallows, optional


  • In a large saucepan, combine the cocoa, milk and salt. Cook and stir
  • over medium heat. Gradually add water; cook and stir until heated
  • through. Stir in vanilla. Top each serving with marshmallows if
  • desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 176 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 100 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.