RecipePeppermint Hot Cocoa

Nutrition Facts
Amount per Serving
  • Calories: 170
  • Protein: 9 g
  • Total Fat: 4.5g
    • Saturated Fat: 2.5g
    • Unsaturated Fat: 2 g
  • Cholesterol: 5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 25 g
  • Total Sugar: 24 g
    • Natural Sugar: 12 g
    • Added Sugar: 12 g
  • Sodium: 145 mg

Get cozy on the couch with my lightened-up take on this holiday classic. It has half the calories of coffee shop hot cocoa, but tastes every bit as rich and chocolaty. The best part: You don’t even have to leave your house to enjoy!

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This recipe makes 3 Servings
  • • 3 cups skim milk
  • • ¼ teaspoon peppermint extract
  • • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • • Pinch Kosher salt
  • • ¾ cup semisweet chocolate chips

Heat milk in a small saucepan over medium-high heat until the milk is hot and starting to steam.

Remove pan from the heat and whisk in peppermint and vanilla extracts, salt and semisweet chocolate chips.

Continue to whisk until the chocolate is completely melted. Pour into mugs and garnish with whipped cream if desired.