Peppermint White Chocolate Hot Cocoa

It’s freezing outside. Well, not in the ‘technical’ sense of temperature, but for Texas it’s pretty darn close! Plus it’s suppose to actually get into freezing in the next week or so. Needless to say, I’ve pulled out my super snuggly, thick blanket and am all set for this delicious Peppermint White Chocolate Hot Cocoa.

Peppermint White Chocolate Hot Cocoa / This delicious & creamy Peppermint Hot Cocoa is easy to make

This peppermint hot cocoa is creamy, and full of delicious chocolate flavor mingled with the minty goodness. I love it!

Peppermint White Chocolate Hot Cocoa / This delicious & creamy Peppermint Hot Cocoa is easy to make

I don’t know about you, but winter just isn’t the same without enjoying a nice, hot cup of peppermint hot cocoa! It’s right up there on my ‘must do during the holidays’ list, next to ‘snuggle by the fire and lit up Christmas tree’. I have my priorities 🙂

Peppermint White Chocolate Hot Cocoa / This delicious & creamy Peppermint Hot Cocoa is easy to make

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 cups of Whole Milk (or half and half if you’re feeling indulgent)
  • 8 oz. good quality White Chocolate, chopped into small pieces or 1 cup of White Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Whipped Cream to garnish (optional)
  • Crushed Peppermint Candies to garnish (optional)

Peppermint White Chocolate Hot Cocoa / This delicious & creamy Peppermint Hot Cocoa is easy to make

Directions

  1. Stir the milk and chopped white chocolate together in a medium saucepan. Peppermint White Chocolate Hot Cocoa / This delicious & creamy Peppermint Hot Cocoa is easy to make
  2. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until the mixture comes to a simmer and the chocolate is melted, stirring constantly or the chocolate might burn at the bottom.
  3. Once simmering and melted, remove from heat and stir in peppermint extract.
  4. Serve warm, with whipped cream and crushed peppermint candies.

Peppermint White Chocolate Hot Cocoa / This delicious & creamy Peppermint Hot Cocoa is easy to make

Now you can warm up, despite the frigid weather outside, with this delicious cup of peppermint hot chocolate. Just grab a good book, a fluffy blanket and you’re all set for a wonderful evening of YOU time!

Peppermint White Chocolate Hot Cocoa / This delicious & creamy Peppermint Hot Cocoa is easy to make

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