The winter season is upon us! The air is turning crisp and cold as the snow begins to fall. You are bundled up in front of the fire watching a movie with the family. Everything is picture perfect….but something is missing.
No winter movie night is complete without HOT CHOCOLATE! There is no better feeling than putting your lips on a nice warm mug, tasting the fluffy whipped cream on top, and the rich hot chocolate hitting the back of your tongue.
Below are thirteen INCREDIBLE hot chocolate recipes from some of the best bloggers around. Scroll all the way to the bottom because we have an awesome bonus included.
Don’t forget to let us know which recipe you like the best in the comments below!
Grinch Hot Chocolate
Found on: Cooking With Curls
This is a proper Grinch hot chocolate. Cooking with Curls did an amazing job of hitting the green color perfectly. Simple and easy to make naughty or nice =). Don’t forget the sprinkles, the kids will love them.
Black Cherry Bourbon Hot Chocolate
Found on: Sugar & Soul
You had me at black cherry chocolate! If a picture says 1,000 words this is certainly one of them. Definitely an adult drink with the recipe they provide. Imagine how much funnier watching Home Alone will be this year with this naughty hot chocolate in hand.
Holiday Hot Choc-Colada
Found on: Shugary Sweets
Sticking with the naughty drinks this Hot Choc-colada looks incredible. I am a huge fan of Captain Morgans spiced rum so mixing it into a hot chocolate sounds delightful. Not the easiest recipe to make with so many ingredients, but if you can get your drink to look and taste good it’ll be worth it. The shaved coconut around the rim is an excellent finishing touch.
Pumpkin Spice White Hot Chocolate
Found on: Number 2 Pencil
Anyone a big fan of pumpkin? This hot chocolate recipe is for you! A really simple recipe to make with the only novelty ingredient being pumpkin spice. They suggest using high-quality white chocolate chips as well. This drink will sure hit your sweet tooth.
The Worlds Best Hot Chocolates
Found on: Ashlee Marie
If you are looking for a very rich hot chocolate, then look no further. For being the worlds best hot chocolate the recipe is very easy. Takes about 10 minutes to make an entire batch for everyone in the family.
The Naughty Hot Chocolate
Found on: The Cocktail Project
Okay, back to the naughty hot chocolates! If you have not checked out The Cocktail Project yet, you should! This vodka and peppermint drink go together like a winter jacket and snow. The presentation on this drink might take some practice, but I promise it’s worth trying.
Peppermint White Hot Chocolate
Found on: Gimme Some Oven
This peppermint drink is kid friendly and as flavorful as they come. This one actually caught my eye the most being a HUGE vanilla flavor fan. Another very simple recipe with a cook time of right around 10 mins.
Mint White Hot Chocolate
Found on: The Gracious Wife
Remind you of Saint Patrick’s Day? Forget about your Mcdonald’s Shamrock Shake, this mint white hot chocolate is coming to replace you.
Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate
Found on: One Sweet Mess
Peanut butter fans get ready! This hot chocolate was absolutely made for you. It’s very simple and you can probably do this with any hot chocolate recipe. Grab a spoon full of your favorite creamy peanut butter and swirl it in while it’s hot.
Nutella Hot Chocolate
Found on: Gimme Some Oven
This Nutella hot chocolate is as simple as they come. With only two ingredients (milk & Nutella) it would be impossible to mess it up. We have not tried this one yet, but I can only imagine how creamy and smooth it would be.
Nutella Hot Chocolate
Found on: Cafe Delites
This Nutella hot chocolate is a little more complicated with more ingredients than the one above. I will never disagree with adding chocolate chips to a recipe.
Snickerdoodle Hot Chocolate
Found on: Lemon Tree Dwelling
Are you a fan of snickerdoodle cookies? This mixture of snickerdoodle and hot chocolate is magical. The added cinnamon stick and whipped cream make this hot chocolate over the top.
Salted Carmel Hot Chocolate
Found on: Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate
I promised I saved the best for last, Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate (putting my tongue back in my mouth). I am a HUGE fan of caramel, like most normal people. Very quick and simple to make in under 3 mins. Give this one a try!
BONUS: How To Spice Up All Hot Chocolates
Found on: Sheknows
If you found a hot chocolate recipe you liked feel free to share with your friends and family.
Some of the best winter memories growing up were sitting around the fire with a warm hot chocolate after playing out in the snow.
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