Peppermint Hot Cocoa

Peppermint Hot Cocoa is a Blossman Family Favorite recipe – especially during the colder months. It’s the perfect twist on regular hot cocoa and the whole family has fun making it. It will be a hit at your next movie or game night!

Mug with hot coco peppermint sticks and marshmallowsIngredients

1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
½ cup semisweet chocolate chips (3 oz)
Pinch of salt
1 ½ cups heavy cream
1 ½ cups milk
3 peppermint sticks, crushed


4 whole peppermint sticks
Sweetened whipped cream
Ground cinnamon


Place cocoa and salt in a medium saucepan. Gradually whisk in heavy cream and milk until cocoa has dissolved.

Add chocolate chips and crushed peppermint; simmer over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until chocolate and peppermint have melted, 8 to 10 minutes.

Bring to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Ladle into mugs; top each with whipped cream and cinnamon. Serve with a peppermint stick.