Candy Cane Cocoa

Candy Cane Cocoa


"The rich flavor of chocolate combines so well with peppermint. This is the perfect drink to sip while trimming the tree."


15 m servings 486 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 486 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 14.9 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 80.2g
  • 26%
  • Protein:
  • 10 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 141 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a saucepan, heat milk until hot, but not boiling. Whisk in the chocolate and the crushed peppermint candies until melted and smooth. Pour hot cocoa into four mugs, and garnish with whipped cream. Serve each with a candy cane stirring stick.
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  1. 121 Ratings


I thought it was good,but we used two big candy canes insted of four small ones so it was really sweet.You also need to crush them up really really good or else it has big chunks in it so you ne...

Wow, we really liked this! It was so easy to make. We didn't have candycanes - we crushed 8 round Starlight mints in place of the candycanes. We put them in a sealed plastic bag and placed it on...

This was a great treat! My family also enjoyed this while decorating the tree this year. I added red colored sugar sprinkles to the top of the whipped cream. It was very attractive looking and t...

Strong chocolate flavor, but the peppermint flavor was very subtle.

i made it with instant hot chocolate and crushed the hook off of a candy cane and then stuck the rest of the candy cane in the drink and it tasted great!

A nice change from the old standard, but not spectacular. Make sure you use whole milk -- I tried to get by with the skim milk I had on hand, and it just wasn't quite right.

Oh wow is all I can say! I crave this not only during the holidays now. Very easy to make. I used nutri-sweet calorie reduced instead of regular whipped topping and no one even noticed the dif...

This was great my family drank it on new years eve!

Just suited for a cold winter day.Quite tasty indeed!