Candy Cane Cocoa

Candy Cane Cocoa

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

15 m servings 486 cals
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Nutrition

  • 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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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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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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Most helpful positive review

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...

Most helpful critical review

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.

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!