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Crockpot Hot Chocolate

This Crockpot Hot Chocolate will warm you from the inside out! It's easy, made from scratch with dairy free and vegan options -- perfect for your holiday parties! 
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword hot cocoa, slow cooker hot chocolate
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings 8 1 cup servings
Calories 303kcal
Author Ashley Fehr


  • 5 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup half and half cream
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows


  • In a 2.5-4 quart crockpot, whisk together milk, cream, sugar, chocolate chips and cocoa powder until cocoa powder is dissolved.
  • Heat on low for 2 hours, until chocolate is melted and hot chocolate is warmed through. 
  • Stir in vanilla and top with mini marshmallows. Cover, turn the slow cooker off, and let sit for 5 minutes for marshmallows to soften if desired. Serve.


Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 85mg | Potassium: 386mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 7.1% | Vitamin C: 0.3% | Calcium: 21.8% | Iron: 8.3%