Candy Cane Cocoa


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

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
4 cups


  • 4 cups milk

  • 3 (1 ounce) squares semisweet chocolate, chopped

  • 4 peppermint candy canes, crushed

  • 1 cup whipped cream

  • 4 small peppermint candy canes


  1. In a saucepan, heat milk until hot, but not boiling. Whisk in the chocolate and crushed peppermint candies until melted and smooth.

  2. Pour hot cocoa into four mugs, and garnish with whipped cream. Serve each with a candy-cane stirring stick.

    close up view of Candy Cane Cocoa garnished with whipped cream and crushed candy cane in a white mug, next to mini candy canes
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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

486 Calories
15g Fat
80g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 486
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 141mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 80g 29%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 58g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 302mg 23%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 391mg 8%

* 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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