Haute Cocoa Recipes To Try Today!

There’s nothing quite like a warm cup of hot cocoa on a cold day. It’s the perfect way to cozy up on the couch with a good book or movie, or to share with friends and family.

And while you can always buy pre-made hot cocoa mix, it’s so much more fun to make your own! There are endless possibilities when it comes to hot cocoa recipes, so you can find the perfect one to your taste.

In this collection, we’ll share some of our favorite hot cocoa recipes. We’ll cover everything from classic hot chocolate to more unique and creative recipes. Whether you’re looking for a simple and quick recipe or something more decadent, we have you covered.

Spicy Hot Chocolate

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This hot chocolate has the most unusual ingredient; mustard! Make this spicy cocoa on the coldest day to warm up with great flavor.

Get the recipe: Spicy hot chocolate.

Peppermint Hot Chocolate

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I know you are going to love this cozy cocoa with a kiss of peppermint. It is perfect for sipping as you prepare for the holidays and will help get you into a holly jolly spirit.

Get the recipe: Peppermint hot chocolate.

Hazelnut Hot Chocolate

A mug of hazelnut hot cocoa with wafer cookies and whipped cream.
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Hazelnut and chocolate are perfect partners for this cozy cocoa. Add plenty of marshmallows or whipped cream and sip this as the snow falls.

Get the recipe: Hazelnut hot chocolate.

French Hot Chocolate

A mug of thick hot chocolate.
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If you have ever had chocolate chaud, you are going to delight in this homemade version. It saves you a trip to Paris while delivering the flavor of thick, decadent hot chocolate you want.

Get the recipe: French hot chocolate.

Candy Corn Cocoa

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If you like candy corn, then you have to make this slow cooker cocoa! It is sweet, creamy and colorful. Share a mug of this on a blustery fall day to warm your friends and family up with great flavor.

Get the recipe: Candy corn cocoa.


Mugs of thick Mexican cocoa.
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Give your taste-buds a treat with this cozy chocolatey drink. It has a medley of spices with a thick cocoa base that is ideal for holiday celebrations or snow days.

Get the recipe: Champurrado.

Double Chocolate Hot Cocoa

Mugs of thick and rich cocoa with marshmallows.
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This is the cocoa recipe for chocoholics! It has double the chocolate for a thick and creamy drink that everyone will enjoy. Add marshmallows or whipped cream for a cocoa that is even better than what the coffee house offers..

Get the recipe: Double chocolate hot cocoa.

Slow Cooker Hot Cocoa

Mugs of cocoa with excessive amounts of marshmallows.
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This slow cooker cocoa has chocolate chips in the mix for an extra indulgent drink that pairs well with cookies and good company. 

Get the recipe: Slow cooker hot cocoa.

Cinnamon Hot Cocoa

Mugs of cocoa with cinnamon sticks and star anise.
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Spice things up by adding cinnamon to your next mug of cocoa. You will agree, this is so much better than a paper envelope of hot chocolate mix.

Get the recipe: Cinnamon hot cocoa.

Peanut Butter Hot Cocoa

Peanut butter cocoa in mugs with peanut butter cups on top.
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If you like peanut butter cups, you will love this recipe. It is creamy, dreamy and best of all, not too complicated to recreate anytime the craving hits.

Get the recipe: Peanut butter hot cocoa.

Toasted Hazelnut Hot Chocolate

Cocoa with whipped cream and toasted hazelnuts.
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This cozy cocoa has the flavor of a ferrero rocher candy, in liquid form. Make this to share with someone special around a roaring fire and don’t forget to add plenty of whipped cream to the top!

Get the recipe: Toasted hazelnut hot chocolate.

Chocolate Covered Cherry Cocoa

A mug of thick cocoa with a cherry on top.
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If you can’t resist chocolate covered cherry candies, then you need to make this cocoa! It is rich, easy and has a sweet cherry kick. Add a chocolate covered cherry to the top for the ultimate treat.

Get the recipe: Chocolate covered cherry cocoa.

Tuxedo Hot Chocolate

A mug of thick cocoa with marshmallows.
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Make this rich hot chocolate in your instant pot. It has a velvety texture with whipped cream, marshmallows and chocolate drizzle over the top. It tastes like the popular option from Starbucks, but is homemade in a flash.

Get the recipe: Tuxedo hot chocolate.

Salted Caramel Hot Cocoa

 A mug of cocoa with whipped cream and caramel drizzle.
Photo Credit: The Toasty Kitchen.

Add salted caramel to your next cup of cocoa for the best homemade treat! This is the ultimate blend of sweet and salty flavors.

Get the recipe: Salted caramel hot cocoa.

Gingerbread Hot Cocoa

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Add gingerbread  to your next cup of cocoa for a festive and flavorful drink. This is so much tastier, and healthier than a coffee shop option as it is made with real cacao.

Get the recipe: Gingerbread hot cocoa.

Grinch Cocoa

A mug of green cocoa with red sprinkles.
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Make mugs of Grinchy green cocoa for your family as you settle in to watch the classic cartoon or film. This rich drink will be remembered long after the holiday has passed, and requested often.

Get the recipe: Grinch cocoa.

Eggnog Hot Chocolate

Mugs of eggnog cocoa with whipped cream and sprinkles.
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Make this eggnog hot cocoa near the holidays for a festive way to cozy up on a chilly winter night. Don’t forget to grate nutmeg over the top!

Get the recipe: Eggnog hot chocolate.

Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Chips

A mug of cocoa made with chocolate chips and a chocolate spoon.
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Skip the envelope of mix and make this ultra easy and super creamy cocoa. It starts with chocolate chips and ends up as the coziest hot chocolate ever!

Get the recipe: Hot chocolate with chocolate chips.

Gourmet Peppermint Cocoa

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You are going to love this creamy, dreamy cocoa with a kiss of peppermint flavor. Serve this at a holiday party, or to warm the kids up after a day of playing in the snow.

Get the recipe: Gourmet peppermint cocoa.

Matcha White Hot Chocolate

White hot chocolate infused with matcha.
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If you like matcha lattes, then make this hot chocolate! It starts with white chocolate and adds the perfect amount of matcha for a coffee shop style cocoa from home.

Get the recipe: Matcha white hot chocolate.

25 Tempting Chocolate Desserts

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Chocoholics, rejoice! You’ve found your true heaven – a land where chocolate reigns supreme. This beloved flavor has the power to take your favorite desserts from great to heavenly. Indulge in the heavenly bounty of chocolate today!

Find 25 Great Chocolate Recipes here.

No Bake Desserts in No Time At All

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The holiday season is a time for feasting and celebrating with loved ones. But with so much to do, it can be difficult to find time to bake elaborate desserts. That’s where no-bake holiday desserts come in!

Find these Great No bake Dessert Recipes here.

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

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Chicken is a versatile and affordable protein that can be used to create a variety of delicious meals. Whether you’re on a tight budget or just looking for easy and budget-friendly recipes, chicken is a great option.

Find these 21 Great Chicken Dinner Ideas

Stress Free Family Dinner Ideas:

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Family dinners are a time to come together, bond, and enjoy delicious food. If you’re looking for meal ideas that will bring smiles to your loved ones’ faces, we’ve got you covered.

Find Great Family Dinner Ideas here.

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