Peppermint Stick Hot Chocolate

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4 stars
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Jeff Kauck
Recipe from Cooking Light

For an adults-only party, consider spiking this drink with mint liqueur, such as peppermint schnapps or crème de menthe.

Ingredients

  • 8 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 12 candy canes
  • 3/4 cup miniature marshmallows
  • Whole grated nutmeg (optional)

Preparation

  1. Combine milk, brown sugar, cocoa, vanilla, nutmeg, and semisweet chocolate in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook 25 minutes or until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth, stirring occasionally. Serve with candy canes and marshmallows. Garnish with whole grated nutmeg, if desired.
David Bonom,
December 2006

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 194
  • Calories from fat: 18%
  • Fat: 3.9g
  • Saturated fat: 2.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Carbohydrate: 34g
  • Fiber: 0.8g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Iron: 0.6mg
  • Sodium: 96mg
  • Calcium: 32mg