Creamy Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate
You can easily make this recipe dairy-free by using your favorite nondairy milk to replace the milk and half-and-half. If you like the flavor of coconut milk, it has a super creamy texture for hot chocolate.
Serves: 6Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 3 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy
- ⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- ½ cup sugar
- ¼ tsp. salt
- ⅓ cup hot water
- 3½ cups whole milk
- 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
- ½ cup half-and-half
- In the bottom of a 2.5–4-quart slow cooker, whisk together the cocoa powder, sugar, and salt. Slowly whisk in the hot water, milk, and vanilla. Cover the slow cooker and cook on high for 1½ hours or on low for 3 hours.
- Right before serving whisk in the half-and-half, and heat another 5–10 minutes, just long enough to heat through.