Hot Chocolate Fix-Ups

Hands down, hot chocolate is the best drink to keep you warm on a cold day. To make this favorite drink a little more exciting, we added our own twists. Give them a try to take your hot cocoa to the next level!

Brit + Co Homemade Peppermint Marshmallows

Forget about using plain marshmallows in your hot cocoa -- switch it up with these yummy homemade peppermint marshmallows! As they dissolve, they'll add a burst of minty flavor to your hot chocolate.

Get complete Peppermint Marshmallow directions here.

Insane Candy Cane Cocoa

Who doesn't love peppermint and chocolate? Add a pop of peppermint to your hot cocoa with a drizzle of peppermint extract. Serve with crushed candy canes on top, or hang a candy cane from the side of your mug for a super sweet stirring stick.

Get the Insane Candy Cane Cocoa recipe here.

Hot Chocolate Mix

This adorable food gift will delight anyone during the holiday season. Layer the ingredients for this delicious hot chocolate mix in a decorated reindeer jar. Gift one large jar, or separate into mini jars for individual servings.

Get the Hot Chocolate Mix recipe here.

Raspberry Cocoa with Chocolate-Hazelnut Cream

Forget about plain old hot cocoa -- this grown-up version will become your new favorite. This decadent treat is flavored with raspberry liqueur, and topped with chocolate-hazelnut whipped cream and fresh raspberries.

Get the recipe for Raspberry Cocoa with Chocolate-Hazelnut Cream here.

White Hot Chocolate

For a new spin on classic hot cocoa, use white chocolate instead of dark or milk chocolate. This spiced hot chocolate is flavored with cinnamon, cardamom, and vanilla beans -- the perfect blend for a cold, wintry day.

Get the White Hot Chocolate recipe here.

Splatter Paint Cocoa

Turn your cup of cocoa into a work of art with a dollop of whipped cream and a splatter of hot fudge ice cream topping. This cocoa has a helping of peanut butter for added richness.

Get the Splatter Paint Cocoa recipe here.

More Hot Drinks for Cold Days

For cocoa-lovers, try a few more of our favorite hot chocolate recipes.

If you're tired of cocoa, try out our other hot drink recipes -- they'll keep you warm this winter!

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