Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipes and Creative Ideas

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When the days start to get shorter and the weather turns colder, there is nothing better than a cozy cup of hot chocolate.

These quick and easy homemade hot chocolate recipes and ideas will have you warmed up in no time.

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Reindeer Marshmallow Stirrers

Hot chocolate time doesn’t get much cuter than this! These would be great for a holiday party or a fun surprise when the kids come in from sledding to warm up with a cup of chocolate.

Reindeer Marshmallow Stirrers



Hot Chocolate Sticks

You can skip the cocoa powder with these cute and delicious hot chocolate sticks. Just dunk and stir in warm milk!



Mexican Hot Cocoa Mix

This Mexican hot cocoa recipe spices up classic hot cocoa with cinnamon and a dash of chili powder!

mexican hot cocoa


Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

This recipe makes a creamy and luxurious red velvet hot chocolate with a gorgeous and festive color.



Salted Caramel Hot Cocoa

Sea salt caramel topping and fresh whipped cream put this salted caramel hot cocoa over the top. Delicious!

salted caramel hot cocoa


Homemade Peppermint Hot Chocolate

A minty splash and a candy cane give this peppermint hot chocolate a special Christmas appeal.



DIY Hot Cocoa Santa Ornaments

Quick and easy to assemble, these cute hot cocoa ornaments make a great gift or party favor.



Candy Cane Marshmallows For Hot Cocoa

These versatile candy cane marshmallows are great in hot chocolate, wonderful for entertaining, a perfect gift or even a yummy little snack on its own.


candy cane marshmallows


After you’ve found the perfect hot chocolate recipe, you’re definitely going to need a new mug to drink it in!

Marshmallow Shaped Hot Chocolate Mugs

Check out these little cuties! This set of four little hot chocolate mugs is microwave and dishwasher safe.


hot cocoa mugs 

Find something for the adults too with these gourmet gift baskets!


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