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11 Heavenly Hot Chocolate Recipes

S'mores Hot Chocolate

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Bring back a summer treat with this hot chocolate recipe, courtesy of Minimalist Baker. Layers of gooey marshmallows and a delicate graham cracker rim turn this drink into a decadent dessert. (Not into cocoa? Try these delicious 6 Hot, Healthy Drinks to Warm You This Winter.)

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Dairy-Free Hot Chocolate

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Those who are lactose-intolerant can still enjoy a cup of cocoa thanks to this recipe from Hello Natural. Swap in regular milk for almond, and you'll get a richer, creamier taste.

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Peanut Butter Hot Cocoa

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The tasty combination of chocolate and peanut butter is not the only amazing thing about this drink. Oh She Glows adapted this recipe from her classic vegan hot chocolate, which makes this beverage the ultimate crowd-pleaser.

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Nutella Hot Chocolate

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There's no need to explain the perfect combination of Nutella and chocolate. Just try Budget Savvy Diva's cozy drink recipe to see what all the hype is about.

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Italian Thick Hot Chocolate

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Creamy, bitter, and absolutely delicious. This Italian hot chocolate recipe from Chocolate Covered Kate is the perfect companion to a good book and a cozy couch. (Eat Chocolate at Every Meal with 6 Healthy Recipes.)

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Vegan Almond Coconut Hot Chocolate

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Forget the endless cold of winter by sipping on this vegan hot chocolate treat. Coconut milk and a sprinkle of almonds make this recipe from Apron Strings taste like paradise in a mug.

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Thick & Spicy Hot Chocolate

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If you haven't tried Mexican hot chocolate, you're missing out! Beth Dunham's recipe calls for cayenne pepper, which gives your cup of cocoa a spicy kick. That flavor mixed with the hot chocolate's thick texture makes this pure chocolate heaven!

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Skinny Frozen Hot Chocolate

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Frozen hot chocolate is always a good idea—even on the coldest days. And Something Swanky's recipe turns your favorite winter treat into a healthy chilly concoction.

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Ginger Hot Chocolate

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A smidge of ginger adds an unexpected zest to a smooth blend of hot chocolate. The Minimalist Baker bloggers behind this cozy treat best describe it as being "sweet but not too spicy." (If you love this beverage, then try these 6 Tasty Recipes Starring Ginger.)

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Boozy Hot Chocolate

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Yup, you heard us right. This recipe from Fit Foodie Finds adds a shot of amoretto and creates a grown-up version of this classic beverage.

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Homemade Healthy Hot Chocolate

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Sometimes, less is more—and just as delicious! With Feel Great in 8's low-calorie version of classic hot chocolate, you can enjoy the smooth texture and rich chocolate-y taste (without any guilt!).

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