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Easy Crockpot Hot Chocolate Recipe

Crockpot Hot Chocolate

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The best, rich, creamy, easy crockpot hot chocolate recipe, homemade with simple ingredients from scratch. Packed with cocoa powder and chocolate chips. 
Course Beverages, Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword homemade hot cocoa
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 5 mins
Servings 8 Cups
Calories 275
Author Abeer


  • 5 cups Whole milk
  • 1 cup Half and half
  • 3/4 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup Chocolate chips Semisweet
  • 1/2 cup Cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup Peppermint marshmallows Mini size


  • Add milk, half and half, sugar, chocolate chips, cocoa powder, vanilla extract in a slow cooker
  • Stir to combine everything together.
  • Cover and cook on Low heat for 2 hours, making sure to mix at least once halfway through. 
  • When the cook time is over, the chocolate should be fully melted and milk should be warm. Turn off the heat and mix everything together.
  • Top off with mini marshmallows. 
  • Cover and let it sit for 5 minutes to allow the marshmallows to soften.
  • Serve hot chocolate in individual cups and garnish with more marshmallows. Enjoy!


  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days and reheated in the microwave or stovetop. 


Calories: 275kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 86mg | Potassium: 322mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 380IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 224mg | Iron: 0.9mg