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Slow Cooker Rich Hot Chocolate

User Rating 5 Star Rating (3 Reviews)


Let this wonderful recipe simmer away while you're outside decorating your house or shopping (or playing in the snow!).

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 4 hours

Total Time: 4 hours, 20 minutes

Yield: 12 servings


  • 3 cups dry milk powder
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 cup chocolate syrup
  • 1/2 cup powdered nondairy creamer
  • 7 cups water
  • Marshmallows and candy canes


Combine all ingredients except for the water, marshmallows, and candy canes in a 4 quart slow cooker and stir well to combine. Then gradually add water, stirring constantly with a wire whisk. Cover slow cooker and cook on low for 3-4 hours, stirring once during cooking. Stir again before serving, then pour into mugs, top with marshmallows, and serve with candy cane stirrers.
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 5 out of 5
Huge Hit!, Guest Julie

This was a huge hit at a recent holiday party. I doubled the recipe and offered a shot of peppermint schnapps with it to the adults. It was great.

4 out of 4 people found this helpful.

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