…because I don’t care I’m not a little kid. I love hot chocolate and I discovered 11 hot chocolate recipes you have to try. Trust.
Editors picks of the best hot chocolate recipes for this Fall & Winter. Flip through our favorites of the season, stay warm and maybe pick up a little buzz while you're at it.
Nutella Frozen Hot Chocolate
Frozen hot chocolate + Nutella = A well balanced meal.
Full Recipe at DivasCanCook
Confetti Cake Batter White Hot Chocolate
I don't want to oversell this, but this is literally the best thing my mouth and stomach has ever experienced. So not the traditional hot chocolate and I love everything about it. Plus, kids will go nuts over it too, so there's that.
Full Recipe at CravingsofaLunatic
Red Velvet Hot Chocolate
Sure it's just red food coloring, but red velvet makes everything seem more comforting.
Full Recipe at JuneBerryLane
Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate
Peanut butter + Salt + Chocolate + Marshmallows = My Long Winters Nap
Full Recipe at OneOrdinaryDay
Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate
This is the hot chocolate that always makes me feel like I just bought it at Starbucks, but proudly tried to make it myself.
Full Recipe at SugarHero
Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix
It's one thing to make your own hot chocolate...it's another thing to make the actual mix that makes your own hot chocolate.
Full Recipe at SomethingSwanky
S'Mores Hot Chocolate
Legit, this is the best "hot chocolate +1" recipe I've ever had in...ever. And the other ingredients don't overpower the chocolate flavor. Just a perfect, perfect mix.
Full Recipe at MinimalistBaker
White Peppermint Hot Chocolate
Perfect for Christmas morning...or any time during the winter months to be honest. I'm not the hugest fan of mint + chocolate, but this one is a keeper.
Full Recipe at MelsKitchenCafe
Dairy-Free Sugar-Free Hot Chocolate
The "miracle" hot chocolate for those who have some dietary needs like, ahem, me.
Full Recipe at WholeNewMom
THE Frozen Hot Chocolate
I'm going to need a minute with this one. Ok, back. This is unbelievable and I say that knowing this drink is sans alcohol. It's just that good. I mean, you can probably pour brandy or something in there, but that's on you. I'm not liable.
Stout Hot Chocolate (Keep It Away from Cindy Lou-Who)
Wait, so beer in hot chocolate? The hell you say! Chocolate stout + chocolate chips + more = my long winters nap.
Get the full recipe at RachelCooks
The old days used to consist of dumping a packet of Swiss Miss into a mug of water and zapping it in the microwave for 2 minutes. Apparently we were like cave people. Today, however, times they are-a-changin’. We’ve rounded up the absolute best hot chocolate recipes we could find, tested them out, and have never been the same since. From hot to frozen and dark chocolate to white chocolate we’ve got you covered….even those with some dairy issues. Flip through our favorite 11 hot chocolate drinks above and get the full recipes to these award winners:
Best Hot Chocolate That I Can’t Even:
Best “I Could Live On This, For Real” Hot Chocolate: