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7 Delicious Hot Chocolate Recipes You’ll Definitely Want To Try

Why settle for just plain chocolate?

Now that winter is just around the corner, it’s time to snuggle up on the couch and drink your favorite cup of hot cocoa.

You could opt for the boring old packaged kind, or you could kick it up a notch and make your own recipe at home. Luckily, there are plenty of decadent choices out there, and we’ve gathered the top seven hot chocolate recipes that are the most to-die for.

1. Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate

Caramel and chocolate are the ultimate combo, especially with that little kick of salt. Talk about dessert in a cup!

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Whole Bite Blog

Recipe: Whole Bite Blog

2. Gingerbread Hot Chocolate

Nothing says it’s the holiday season more than a gingerbread-flavored hot chocolate. All you need are some spices, and you’ve got yourself the ultimate Christmas cup.

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Frugal Momeh

Recipe: Frugal Momeh

3. Nutella Hot Chocolate

If you’re someone who enjoys eating Nutella straight out of the jar, you’ll enjoy this hazelnut-infused hot chocolate. In addition to using real Nutella, you can also top this drink off with marshmallows and whole hazelnuts for an extra treat.

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Cafe Delites

Recipe: Cafe Delites

4. S’mores Hot Chocolate

Cozy up by the fire place and sip on this rich combination of chocolate, marshmallows,and crumbled graham crackers. The secret trick: broil your marshmallows so they get perfectly toasted.

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Domestically Blissful

Recipe: Domestically Blissful

5. Chai Hot Chocolate

If you’re more of a chai person, you’ll want to try this tea-infused hot chocolate. Perfectly spiced, this version of hot cocoa is perfect if you’re looking for a little caffeine boost.

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Now, Forager

Recipe: Now, Forager

6. Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

This one’s for all you Reese’s fans: This indulgent hot cocoa is mixed with creamy peanut butter, topped with whipped cream and garnished with chocolate chips.

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Crunchy, Creamy, Sweet

Recipe: Crunchy, Creamy, Sweet

7. Peppermint Mocha Hot Chocolate

Get those candy canes out—it’s time to make the ultimate hot chocolate. This coffee- and peppermint-infused soothing drink will give you that energy boost you need, whether you’re headed caroling or cozied up in your winter sweater.

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Inside Bru Crew Life

Recipe: Inside Bru Crew Life