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,...

The Yawn Brew Hot Chocolate Advent Calendar Keeps Me Cozy All Winter Long

This hot chocolate Advent calendar adds 24 small moments of indulgence to your holiday season.


The Surprising Ingredients You Should Use to Spike Hot Chocolate

Spice up your hot chocolate with tequila, Chartreuse, hot sauce, chili peppers and other ideas to warm up on a...


Pumpkin Pie Hot Chocolate

Pumpkin pie vodka hot chocolate is the ultimate holiday cocktail. Made in a slow cooker and perfect for feeding a...

Homemade Hot Cocoa

26 reviews

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


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We Tried This 3-Ingredient Whipped Hot Chocolate and It’s Perfect for the Holidays

Easy, delicious and erupting with rich chocolate flavor, whipped hot chocolate is our new favorite winter drink.

12 Best Hot Chocolate Gift Sets

These hot chocolate gift sets are perfect for everyone on your holiday list!


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The Best Hot Chocolate Mixes According to Cocoa and Cozy Experts

What's the best hot chocolate mix for a cozy night in with your favorite movie? We tested nine brands to...


Hot Chocolate Bombs

These hot chocolate bombs are all the rage! Make them ahead of time as a holiday gift or to have...


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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...

11 Best Hot Chocolate Bombs You Need This Holiday Season

Fill your cup with chocolaty goodness this holiday, thanks to these adorable hot cocoa bombs.


How to Make the Sweetest Hot Chocolate Board

With mini marshmallows, candy canes and our favorite holiday cookies, hot chocolate boards make any gathering more festive.


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French Hot Chocolate

3 reviews

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


Biscoff Hot Chocolate

1 review

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


Chai Hot Chocolate

Inspired by the traditional Indian beverage, this chai drink combines spice with decadent chocolate. —James Schend, Dairy...

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11 Cozy Hot Chocolate Desserts to Enjoy All Winter

We took inspiration from our favorite wintertime sipper for these hot chocolate desserts. Try marshmallow-filled cookies, cocoa-dusted cakes and more.


How to Make Frozen Hot Chocolate

You can sip frozen hot chocolate all year long!


Dulce de Leche Hot Chocolate Pods

1 review

Who doesn't love a steamy mug of hot chocolate on a snowy day? Now you can give friends, neighbors, co-workers...


Favorite Hot Chocolate

10 reviews

You need just a few basic ingredients to stir up this spirit-warming sipper. The comforting beverage is smooth and not...


Cozy Hot Chocolate

4 reviews

Steaming mugs of these smooth beverages are a nice anytime treat with my husband, Ken.—Marie Hattrup, Sonoma, California


Honey-Bourbon Hot Chocolate

My husband and I like to enjoy this grown-up version of hot chocolate on a cold winter evening. It's even...


Mexican Mocha Mix

This mix of coffee and cocoa is a wonderful alternative to traditional hot chocolate. —Maria Regakis, Somerville, Massachusetts


Cocoa for a Crowd

Cocoa for a Crowd comes from Pat Monson of Stewartville, Minnesota. "On a winter day, this cocoa really hits the...


Hot Cocoa for a Crowd

1 review

This is a simple, delicious and comforting hot cocoa recipe with a hint of cinnamon. It has just the right...

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Chocolate Coffee

A rich whipped chocolate mixture from our Test Kitchen can be used to flavor your cup of joe for some...


Double Chocolate Hot Cocoa Mix

1 review

I gave this away at our neighborhood Christmas party in cutie-patootie gift bags and was thrilled that I was able...


Heavenly Hot Chocolate Mix

7 reviews

At Christmastime, I make up several batches of this hot chocolate mix to give away. I package it in clean,...


Easy Hot Chocolate Mix

3 reviews

I bring this mix along when we travel to enjoy as a bedtime snack in our hotel room. It has...


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....


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...