• 29 Ratings
Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
slow-cook:
5 hrs to 6 hrs (low) or 2 1/2 to 3 hours (high)
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a 3- to 4-quart slow cooker combine cocoa powder, sugar, and salt. Stir in the hot water until mixture forms a paste. Whisk in half-and-half and milk.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. (Do not boil.) Add bittersweet chocolate, whisking until chocolate is melted.

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  • If necessary, skim "skin" from surface; discard. Serve immediately or keep warm, covered, on warm-heat setting or low-heat setting for up to 2 hours.

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  • To serve, stir in vanilla and peppermint extract. Top each serving with sweetened whipped cream and a sprinkle of crushed peppermint candies. Garnish each serving with a small candy cane.

Nutrition Facts

311 calories; total fat 17g; saturated fat 11g; cholesterol 48mg; sodium 129mg; carbohydrates 36g; fiber 3g; protein 7g; vitamin a 10RE; vitamin c 1mg; calcium 19mg; iron 8mg.

Reviews

29 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 7