Hot Chocolate Recipes

The best way to warm cold winter days is with some hot chocolate! Here you’ll find homemade hot chocolate recipes for Mexican hot chocolate, creamy hot chocolate and more.

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    How to Make the Best Hot Chocolate

    Learn how to make the best hot chocolate you've ever tasted. This decadent recipe is as easy as it is delicious.

    Homemade Hot Cocoa

    This homemade hot chocolate recipe will make people think you fussed but it is so simple. —Hershey Food Corporation,...

    15 Things to Put in Hot Chocolate (Besides Mini Marshmallows)

    Baby, it's sure cold outside and just the time for hot cocoa. But don't be basic! Try a few new...


    French Hot Chocolate

    2 reviews

    One of my fondest memories of Paris was sipping a cup of thick, dark hot chocolate at one of their...


    Peppermint Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

    Add a festive touch to your next cup of drinking chocolate. The red velvet pairs nicely with the traditional peppermint...

    Homemade Hot Cocoa

    20 reviews

    This homemade hot chocolate recipe will make people think you fussed but it is so simple. —Hershey Food Corporation, Cheryl...


    Chai Hot Chocolate

    Inspired by the traditional Indian beverage, this chai drink combines spice with decadent chocolate. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy...

    Chili-Orange Drinking Chocolate

    1 review

    Featuring flavors like cayenne and chili powder, this chili chocolate drink is a fun twist on the traditional. —James Schend,...


    Salted Caramel and Banana Hot Chocolate

    Sip on this salted caramel and banana drinking chocolate when the temperatures start to drop. It's the perfect cool-weather drink....


    Hazelnut Mocha Hot Chocolate

    Nutella lovers, rejoice! You won't be able to get enough of this hazelnut chocolate drink. Nutella is one of our...


    Biscoff Hot Chocolate

    1 review

    Crumble Biscoff cookie pieces on top for a sweet touch. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor, Culinary

    Pumpkin Spice Drinking Chocolate

    Cozy up with this pumpkin spice drinking chocolate in hand. Feel free to add an extra sprinkle of pumpkin spice...


    Creamy White Hot Chocolate

    Craving white chocolate? If so, this silky white chocolate drink is for you. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor,...


    Snickerdoodle Hot Chocolate

    Warm up with this spice-filled snickerdoodle drinking chocolate. Tastes just like the cookie! —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor,...


    Stovetop Hot Chocolate

    1 review

    My mom created this stovetop hot chocolate recipe to serve large groups of carolers and frozen sledders. I take it...


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    Hot, Hot Chocolate!

    Is anything cozier than a cup of hot chocolate on a chilly day? Here's how we make ours.

    Warm-You-Up Hot Chocolate

    This delicious, not-too-sweet hot chocolate was originally submitted by Kathy Young of Weatherford, Texas. It's richly flavored and delicately seasoned...


    Peppermint Patty Hot Cocoa

    A hint of cool mint makes this rich sipper a nice change of pace from traditional hot cocoa. Add a...


    Sugar-Free Cocoa Mix

    1 review

    During the winter, I keep plenty of this mix on hand. That way, I can whip up steaming mugs of...


    Mint Cocoa Mix

    9 reviews

    I've made this beverage mix many times as Christmas gifts for neighbors and our three sons' teachers. The mint flavor...


    Cappuccino Mix

    6 reviews

    One day friends and I were swapping recipes for hot chocolate, and someone came up with this mix. I put...


    Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

    My soothing white hot chocolate is a great warm-up after a wintry day spent sledding or ice skating. Or include...


    Crackling Hot Cocoa

    1 review

    This hot chocolate recipe is more than a warm-you-up—it's rich and thick decadence in a mug. —Cyndi Nistico, Palm Island,...


    Maple Hot Chocolate

    4 reviews

    When I first developed this version of hot chocolate, my husband was quite skeptical. But after one taste, his doubts...

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    Favorite Mint Hot Chocolate

    This is one of my husband's favorite winter drinks. I love the minty, chocolaty recipe because it's like Christmas in...


    Quick Maple Hot Chocolate

    2 reviews

    What sweet drink could be more popular when the weather's wintry than hot chocolate? Here, subtle maple flavor turn this...


    Wintry Hot Cocoa Mix

    5 reviews

    "I first tasted this warming beverage on a camping trip in the mountains," recalls Ruby Gibson of Newton, North Carolina....


    Witches’ Brew with Broomsticks

    1 review

    While growing up, my boys enjoyed helping me make this beverage with "broomsticks." Now I use the recipe with my...


    Cinnamon Hot Chocolate Mix

    7 reviews

    When our children left for college, they each insisted on taking a large container of this cinnamon-y cocoa mix with...


    Fluffy Hot Chocolate

    21 reviews

    This is our daughter's favorite hot chocolate recipe. It may look like ordinary cocoa, but a touch of vanilla sets...