50 Hot Chocolate Recipes

50 great hot chocolate recipes including white hot chocolate, frozen, and spiked!

50 Hot Chocolate Recipes on RachelCooks.com

The weather is starting to FINALLY warm up but there is still plenty of time to sip on some hot chocolate. Even on those chilly spring mornings — move your butt to the porch, enjoy the fresh air with a blanket and a cup of hot cocoa. How great does that sound? And for those hot days when a steamy mug doesn’t sound right? There are some frozen offerings on this list. And for special occasions or after a long day, we have some spiked offerings for you. Make sure to save this list, pin it, FB it, whatever you favorite social media is. It’s a keeper! I know I’ll be referring to it again. These hot chocolate recipes all beat a packet of store-bought hot chocolate any day.

Nutella Hot Chocolate from GimmeSomeOven.com

Photo: Gimme Some Oven

Twists on the Classic

Nutella Hot Chocolate {Gimme Some Oven}

Simple Homemade Hot Chocolate {Barefeet in the Kitchen}

Spicy Hot Chocolate Mocha {Diethood}

Creamy Junior Mint Hot Chocolate {Picky Palate}

Italian Hot Chocolate {bell’ alimento}

Red Velvet Hot Cocoa {Heather’s French Press}

Toasted Coconut Hot Chocolate {Chocolate Moosey)

Crockpot Hot Chocolate {Something Swanky}

Slowcooker Peppermint Hot Chocolate {Jelly Toast}

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Shots {spabettie}

Cinnamon Nutella Hot Chocolate {Miss In The Kitchen}

Vitamix Hot Chocolate {Nutmeg Nanny}

S’Mores Hot Chocolate {Our Best Bites}

Caramel Corn Hot Chocolate {Recipe Girl}

Mexican Hot Chocolate {Running to the Kitchen}

Low Carb Mexican Hot Chocolate {All Day I Dream About Food}

Marshmallow Cookies and Cream Hot Chocolate {Chef in Training}

Over the Top Hot Chocolate {Add a Pinch}

Cherry Cordial and Mint Truffle Kiss Hot Chocolate {Chocolate Moosey}

Fluffernutter Hot Chocolate with Roasted Salted Peanuts {Always Order Dessert}

Skinny Hot Chocolate {Averie Cooks}

Spiked Pumpkin Pie White Hot Chocolate from Diethood.com

Photo: Diethood


Spiked Pumpkin Pie White Hot Chocolate {Diethood}

Gingerbread White Hot Chocolate {Nutmeg Nanny}

Bourbon Spiked Hot Chocolate {Sugar Dish Me}

Red Velvet Hot Chocolate Cocktail {Snappy Gourmet}

Mocha Kahlua Hot Chocolate {Greens and Chocolate}

Coconut Rum Spiked S’more Hot Chocolate {Margaritas in the Rain}

Hot Choc-Colada {Shugary Sweets}

Hot Chocolate Martini {The Kitchen is My Playground}

Spiked Nutella Hot Chocolate {Nutmeg Nanny}

Spiked Hot Chocolate with Marshmallow Vodka Whipped Cream {Nutmeg Nanny}

Strawberry Frozen Hot Chocolatetini {Snappy Gourmet}

Orange Cinnamon Spiked Hot Chocolate {The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen}

Hot Chocolate with Cinnamon and Whiskey {A Brown Table}

Adult Hot Chocolate with Godiva and Whipped Cream Vodka {Will Cook For Smiles}

Confetti Cake Batter and White Chocolate Hot Chocolate from CravingsOfALunatic.com

Photo: Cravings of a Lunatic

White Hot Chocolate

Slow Cooker Confetti Cake Batter & White Chocolate Hot Chocolate {Cravings of a Lunatic}

Homemade White Hot Chocolate {Gimme Some Oven}

White Hot Chocolate {Love and Olive Oil}

Whipped Vanilla White Hot Chocolate with Cocoa Nibs {Always Order Dessert}

Peppermint White Chocolate Hot Cocoa {Will Cook For Smiles}

Pumpkin White Chocolate Frozen Hot Chocolate from Something Swanky

Photo: Something Swanky


Pumpkin White Chocolate Frozen Hot Chocolate {Something Swanky}

Frozen White Chocolate Hot Chocolate {Dine and Dish}

Frozen Hot Chocolate, Serendipity Style {Picky Palate}

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Frozen Hot Chocolate {Sweet Treats and More}

Spiced Hot Chocolate Mix from BevCooks.com

 Photo: Bev Cooks


Spiced Hot Chocolate Mix {Bev Cooks}

Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate Mix {Seeded at the Table}

Double Chocolate Hot Chocolate Mix {The Yummy Life}

Homemade Hot Cocoa Kits {I Heart Naptime}

Gingerbread Spiced Hot Cocoa Mix {Wonky Wonderful}

DIY Hot Chocolate Bar Party {Always Order Dessert}

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  2. I love this recipe round-up! I am a huge hot chocolate fan so I am excited to check out these recipes!

  3. As I sit here freezing and preparing for another round of snow in Milwaukee, WI, I look at this list and want EVERY single one of these lol. Thanks for posting this list!

  4. might have to make some

  5. Another list? I imagine this is great for you in some social media or traffic sort of way but it’s getting old. Then suggesting we pin it for our use? Please, we are not that dumb! When the obvious intent is for you to gain traffic without really adding anything of interest to a reader except a list of links, well, maybe I’m alone but I’m gone. Unsubscribed.

    • Hi Virginia — sorry to hear you feel that way! Yours is the first complaint I’ve heard in regards to these lists. Other readers love the collections — an easy way to find lots of great recipes. While I realize you could Google for recipes, I believe these lists have added value because they feature all bloggers who I know and trust in regards to recipe creation. I’ll keep your comments in mind but I must weigh what the overall opinion is on these sorts of things and you do seem to be in the minority in this opinion. Sorry to lose you. Take care.

      • Hi Rachel, I was just going to comment on how much I LOVE your lists, and this is yet another amazing one, when I saw this comment, and although I normally don’t join comments I had to lend my two cents.
        I actually look forward to your different lists-the one you had on Quinoa recipes-I refer to that one ALL the time!I love pinning the lists and then coming to one place when I remember I want to make something instead of having to look everywhere and a half trying to remember where I saw something.
        As a fellow food blogger I admire all you do because you have such a terrific and informative blog that I gather inspiration from all the time, so thank you!

  6. What a fabulous list! Ready to make a mug for breakfast!

  7. Okay, for real – how am I supposed to decide where to start? I want them all! :)

  8. it’s a bit chilly and gray today, I could really use some spiked hot cocoa :) thanks for including one of mine

  9. I am frozen to the core today and wish I could try every one of these! Thanks for including my Bourbon Spiked Hot Chocolate!

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