Low-Fat Slow Cooker Mint Hot Chocolate

For a richer drink, unwrap 24 York peppermint patties (a 12-ounce package) and add them 2 hours into the cooking time; stir until they’re melted into the drink. Cover and continue to cook until ready to serve.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 4 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12


  • 12 cups water
  • 5 cups nonfat dry milk
  • ¾ cup cocoa
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. mint extract


  • Add the water to the slow cooker; cover and cook on low while you mix together the dry milk, cocoa, and sugar in a bowl. Whisk the dry ingredients into the water. Add extract. Cover and cook on low for 4 hours.