Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Homemade Peppermint Hot Chocolate with Whipped Cream

Makes 4 Servings


1/2 cup Equal Spoonful
1/3 cup water
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
4 cups 2% milk
1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
Lite whipped topping, optional
4 small candy canes, optional


Combine Equal, water and cocoa in a saucepan. Heat on medium heat, stirring constantly, to boiling. Boil and stir 1 minute.

Stir in the milk. Heat through but do not boil. Remove from heat. Stir in peppermint extract.

Serve immediately in mugs. Garnish each with whipped topping and a candy cane, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Calories 149
Protein 9 g
Carbohydrates 17 g
Fat 5 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Sodium 116 mg

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December 9, 2016 Drinks