It’s the most wonderful time of the year — Hot Chocolate season!
When the weather gets cold outside, a warm cup of hot chocolate always sounds good. It’s warm and cozy! This is perfect for sipping while you are having a Christmas party, watching a movie or sitting by the fire.
I have 9 delicious classic and spiked hot chocolate recipes from some pretty amazing bloggers listed below.
These hot chocolate recipes are great for everyone. There are some rich and creamy ones to the adult fun spiked hot chocolates!
Here’s an awesome tip for serving your hot chocolates at a party! When you are serving to a group, make any of these hot chocolates in a crockpot for easy mixing and serving. Keep on warm and the smell is so intoxicating!
Let’s Make Some Hot Cocoa!
Nutella Hot Chocolate
Found from Celebrating Sweets
If you’re hosting holiday guests they could help themselves to creamy Nutella Hot Chocolate right from the slow cooker. It’s so easy to make!
Starbucks Snickerdoodle Hot Chocolate
Found from CopyKat Recipes
I love the warm cinnamon and my favorite part is the crushed snickerdoodle cookies on top! This hot chocolate tastes just like a snickerdoodle cookie!
The Grinch Hot Chocolate
Found from Cooking with Curls
“The Grinch Who Stole Christmas” is a classic holiday movie and I love this Grinch hot chocolate. This is a white chocolate hot chocolate that uses lime green powdered food coloring. This drink tastes just like a sugar cookie and I know the kids would love it!
Stout Hot Chocolate with Ice Cream
Found from Floating Kitchen
This delicious adult hot chocolate is made with a Chocolate Stout. It is a rich and creamy drink that is a dessert in itself with ice cream to finish it off!
Spiked Butterscotch Hot Chocolate
Found from Dizzy Busy and Hungry
This tasty, creamy hot chocolate with coffee liqueur and butterscotch schnapps will warm you head to toe! Finish it with a drizzle of caramel sauce and colorful sprinkles!
Strawberry White Hot Chocolate
Found from the Organic Dietitian
Celebrate the holidays with this strawberry white hot chocolate. This hot cocoa is made with coconut milk so it’s perfect for anyone that is non-dairy. Use white chocolate and coconut milk as the base and mix in frozen strawberries for a creamy and fruity drink.
Cookies and Cream Hot Chocolate
Found from the Recipe Critic
Who doesn’t love cookies and cream?! Here is a simple recipe that reminds you of your childhood. Mixing the cookie pieces in with the milk is the best touch!
Black Cherry Bourbon Hot Chocolate
Found from Sugar and Soul
This is a unique spiked hot chocolate! By using Ghirardelli double chocolate mix with Stag Black Cherry Bourbon by Jim Beam it is a deliciously smooth drink. I love the small bottles in the glasses as a fun serving trick!
Spiked and Spicy Hot Chocolate
Found from a Cocktail Life
If you love sugar and spice then this is the hot chocolate for you! With a touch of ginger, cayenne and finished with a spiced rum, you will feel so warm and cozy this Christmas!
Bonus Tip: To put together a luxurious hot chocolate topping bar, check out my favorite post by Little Spice Jar. Once your hot chocolate is brewing away in the crockpot, have some fun with mixing and matching toppings!
It is a lot more fun to celebrate the holiday season with a hot chocolate that you love in your hand!
Happy Hot Chocolate Season!
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