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BEST Mint Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate Recipe (Hot Cocoa)

For me, the holiday season isn’t complete without some homemade hot chocolate. Every winter, I make this Mint Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate recipe for the whole family to enjoy. We love it for the holiday season. It’s stays fresh and hot for hours in the slow cooker – which also makes it perfect for a party too. It’s so much easier than making it over the stove top – you’ll never go back to your old method, after you’ve tried this recipe.

Rich and creamy, this Mint Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate Recipe is a holiday must-do! It's made with Andes Chocolate Mints and stays hot, in the slow cooker, for hours. It's perfect for family movie night, outdoor events and parties. #HotChocolate #SlowCookerRecipe #SlowCookerHotChocolate #HotCocoa #ChristmasDrinks

I started making this recipe for one of our annual Christmas Cookie Exchange parties. I needed a warm drink to serve, since we were outside in our cul de sac, but something that stayed warm throughout the party. We’ll serve this hot chocolate and my Reindeer Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies.

You’ve also got to try my Nutella Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate Recipe too! It’s another tried and true cocoa recipe that everyone loves, with a hazelnut chocolate flavor.

The BEST Mint Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate Recipe (Hot Cocoa)

Wondering why you should use a slow cooker for your hot chocolate? It’s going stay warm without burning. You can also dump everything and forget about it. You just add your toppings at the end. You’ll be standing over the stove top, if you make it the traditional way.

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What To Serve Your Mint Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate With

Grab your favorite Christmas cookies! There’s nothing better than a cookie that you can even dip into your hot cocoa too. I love chocolate chip cookies and sugar cookies. Put together a Christmas Cookie dessert board and serve your hot chocolate on the side. I also love creating a hot cocoa bar.

I serve my slow cooker hot chocolate in Moscow Mule Copper Mugs for a festive look. You can also let the kids grab their favorite Christmas mugs.

What To Buy From The Grocery Store For Mint Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate:

  • Milk
  • Heavy Whipping Cream
  • Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • Andes Thin Mint Pieces
  • Milk Chocolate Chips (can use less, if desired)

Optional Garnishes: 

  • Additional Thin Mint Pieces
  • Whipped Cream
  • Chocolate Drizzle
  • Mini Marshmallows

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How To Make Your Mint Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate Recipe

Place the milk, heavy cream and sweetened condensed milk in your crockpot. Whisk to combine. Stir in the Andes and milk chocolate chips.

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Cover the crockpot and set to low for 1.5 hours. Stir every half hour. Whisk well before serving. Garnish with whipped cream, marshmallows, chocolate drizzle and additional thin mint pieces.

Yield: 6 Servings

Mint Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate Recipe

Mint Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate Recipe

Made with Andes Chocolate Mints, this Mint Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate recipe is a holiday favorite.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • Ingredients:
  • 4 Cups Milk
  • 1 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1/2 Cup Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 1 Cup Andes Thin Mint Pieces
  • 1 Cup Milk Chocolate Chips (can use less, if desired)
  • Optional Garnishes:
  • Additional Thin Mint Pieces
  • Whipped Cream
  • Chocolate Drizzle
  • Mini Marshmallows

Instructions

  1. Place the milk, heavy cream and sweetened condensed milk in your crockpot. Whisk to combine.
  2. Stir in the Andes and milk chocolate chips.
  3. Cover the crockpot and set to low for 1.5 hours. Stir every half hour.
  4. Whisk well before serving. Garnish with whipped cream, marshmallows, chocolate drizzle and additional thin mint pieces.

Notes

  • If you want to add marshmallows to the crockpot, do this just before serving.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 378Total Fat: 40gSaturated Fat: 25gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 83mgSodium: 192mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 2gSugar: 51gProtein: 14g

**Nutrition is calculated by a third party. Actual values may vary.

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