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A glass mug full of peppermint hot chocolate

Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
A mug of creamy Peppermint Hot Chocolate is the perfect way to warm up on a cold winter’s night. 
Prep Time 1 min
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 3 mins
Servings 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 10 ounces milk whole or 2% is preferable
  • 3 tablespoons chocolate syrup
  • 3-4 starlight peppermint candies, crushed

Instructions

  • In small saucepan, heat milk, chocolate syrup,and peppermints on low to medium low heat. Stir or whisk until milk is hot and peppermints have dissolved.  Do not overheat or boil milk.
  • Serve in a mug.  Top with whipped cream or mini marshmallows and crushed peppermints if desired.

Notes

Try your preferred milk, such as 1%, skim, almond, etc. It's best to stick with an unsweetened milk.
Crush the peppermints by placing in a Ziploc-style bag and break up by using a rolling pin or flat mallet.  Crush extra for topping if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 381kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 165mg | Potassium: 509mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 51g | Vitamin A: 459IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 329mg | Iron: 1mg
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