Crock Pot Hot Chocolate

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This Crock Pot Hot Chocolate is perfect for a crowd. Nothing will fill your home with warm vibes and happy smiles as this delicious crock pot hot chocolate. It is easy, quick and delicious.

Crock Pot Hot Chocolate

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This crockpot hot chocolate will take care of itself and everyone will be in heaven. Imagine going outside for skating, snow man building or Christmas morning and have your house filled with the smell of this amazing crock pot hot chocolate. All you need to do is mix it up ahead of time then set the slow cooker.


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  • 5 Minutes: So quick and easy to make for a party.
  • Easy Ingredients: Only 5 simple ingredients makes a big batch.
  • Family Friendly: Perfect for a kids party or a football party.
  • Adaptable: Can make it low-carb or dairy free hot cocoa.
Side view of the drink.

Ingredient Notes

  • Unsweet Chocolate: Great unsweetened cocoa powder. works well too.
  • Semi-sweet Chocolate Chips: Try milk chocolate chips or dark chocolate.
Chocolate for the drink.

Variations and Substitutions

  • Non Dairy: Then use your favorite non dairy milk for the whole milk and you have a great slow cooker hot chocolate.
  • Low Calorie Chocolate – Sugar free chocolate is great.
  • Stove Top – Make on the stove top in you do not have a slow cooker.

How to Make Crockpot Hot Chocolate

These are the basic steps for making slow cooker hot chocolate. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutrition information. Also check Pinterest, Facebook or Instagram for more.

STEP 1: PREP

First, place a crock pot liner in your crock pot for easy clean up. Then add the unsweetened chocolate bar, chopped, the semisweet chocolate chips and the sweetened condensed milk. Cover and cook for 30 minutes, stir occasionally.

STEP 2: ADD

Then whisk in milk and vanilla extract. cover and cook for two hours, whisk and finally serve with your favorite toppings.

Prep and Storage Tips for Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

The point is you can make it early in the day and have it ready for when you need it.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

If we have any leftover of this crock pot hot chocolate (which is rare), I stash the leftovers in the refrigerator.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

You can also freeze this mixture and have on hand whenever you need it. Store for up to three months.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

Reheat it in the microwave.

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Truly, it is easy to use low fat and low calorie ingredients to make these recipes.

MAKE A HOT CHOCOLATE BAR?

Place a bunch of fun things on a bar along with some fun mugs. For example:
> A pitcher of Heavy Whipping Cream
>Peppermint Candy Canes
>Mini marshmallows
>Caramel Sauce
>Cinnamon Sticks or ground cinnamon
>White Chocolate Chips

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Of course, made the amount that you need for your party or gathering. Wonderful for movie nights or even football games.

CAN I ADD DIFFERENT FLAVORS TO THE HOT CHOCOLATE?

Yes, add a little spice to taste to make a Mexican hot chocolate. It adds more chocolate flavor.

Top shot of the crock pot.

Expert Tips for Making This Recipe

  • Make More: If you are going to your kids game, make in the Crock pot while you are getting ready and put in an insulated container and give everyone a treat.
  • Booze it Up: For an adult holiday party, prepare as usual and then have a bar with Bailey’s, Kahlua, Fireball or your favorite alcohol and your guest can create their own masterpiece.
  • Its all in the Extras: This is great for a kids party so make the crock pot hot chocolate as directed and then add flavored whip creams to make more creamy, candies, or dark chocolate chips and syrups and let the kids have a ball.

What to Serve with Crock Pot Hot Chocolate

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Crock Pot Hot Chocolate
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Crock Pot Hot Chocolate

Yield: 20 servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 2 hours 30 minutes
Total: 2 hours 35 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 4 oz unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 8 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla

Instructions

  • In 3 1/2 or 4-quart slow cooker, combine first three ingredients and mix well.
  • Cover; cook on high setting for 30 minutes, stirring every occasionally until chocolate is melted.
  • Whisk in stir 2 cups of milk until smooth.
  • Gradually stir in remaining 6 cups milk and vanilla.
  • Cover and cook on high for 2 hours or until hot.
  • Before serving, whisk until cocoa is full combined.
  • To serve, leave in slow cooker and reduce heat setting to low or warm.
  • Top with your favorite toppings.

Expert Tips

Make More: If you are going to your kids game, make in the Crock pot while you are getting ready and put in an insulated container and give everyone a treat.
Booze it Up: For an adult holiday party, prepare as usual and then have a bar with Bailey’s, Kahlua, Fireball or your favorite alcohol and your guest can create their own masterpiece.
Its all in the Extras: This is great for a kids party so make the crock pot hot chocolate as directed and then add flavored whip creams, candies, and syrups and let the kids have a ball.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 46mg | Potassium: 227mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 166IU | Calcium: 127mg | Iron: 2mg
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Course: Beverages and Cocktails
Cuisine: American

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