This warming treat is the perfect accompaniment for a walk through the snow: A hint of peppermint schnapps will give everyone a little pep in their step. Think of it as more of a dessert than a beverage, as this hot chocolate is a bit of a splurge. Canned coconut milk gives it full-bodied richness and makes it an indulgence. Molly explains that "coconut goes well with chocolate and mint, so it really brings this hot chocolate together nicely."

Molly Yeh
This Story Originally Appeared On cookinglight.com

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Recipe Summary test

active:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Yield:
Serves 8 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk together first 7 ingredients in a large saucepan. Heat over medium until very warm. Remove from heat; stir in schnapps. Garnish with peppermint sticks and marshmallows, if desired.

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Nutrition Facts

185 calories; fat 6.5g; saturated fat 5g; mono fat 0.3g; protein 5g; carbohydrates 27g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 5mg; iron 1mg; sodium 66mg; calcium 74mg; sugars 19g; added sugar 16g.
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