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Hot Chocolate Recipes To Warm You Up On Chilly Days

We love a classic cocoa, but it's hard not to tinker with things, even when they're perfect.

Hot chocolate goes hand in hand with our dreams of snowy, white winter evenings. It has just the right amount of sweet and rich flavors to make you love the fact that the world is covered in a sheet of white ice. But before the snow falls, before the holiday season hits, we think it's already hot chocolate season.

As soon as the first leaves start to change color on the trees, the craving for hot chocolate strikes. And not just any hot chocolate, but spiced, decadent and over-the-top hot chocolate -- it's like a reaction to all the healthy, fresh produce of summer.

We found all the best hot chocolate recipes and gathered them below for those of you who also feel hot chocolate season spans beyond the months of winter.

1
Decadent Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate
Sally's Baking Addiction
Get the Decadent Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate recipe from Sally's Baking Addiction
2
Toasted Marshmallow Cream Hot Chocolate
How Sweet It Is
3
Malted Hot Chocolate
The Cookie Rookie
Get the Malted Hot Chocolate recipe from The Cookie Rookie
4
Sugar Cookie Hot Chocolate
Half Baked Harvest
Get the Sugar Cookie Hot Chocolate recipe from Half Baked Harvest
5
Cardamom Hot Chocolate
Mark Weinberg/Food52
Get the Cardamom Hot Chocolate recipe from Motease via Food52
6
Pumpkin Nutella Hot Chocolate
How Sweet It Is
Get the Pumpkin Nutella Hot Chocolate recipe from How Sweet It Is
7
Peppermint Hot Chocolate
The Cookie Rookie
Get the Peppermint Hot Chocolate recipe from The Cookie Rookie
8
Broiled Bailey's Hot Chocolate
Amanda K. By The Bay
Get the Broiled Bailey's Hot Chocolate recipe from Amanda K. By The Bay
9
Melted Hot Cocoa With Sea Salt Whipped Cream
Adventures in Cooking
10
Cinnamon Hot Chocolate (Vegan)
House Vegan
Get the Cinnamon Hot Chocolate recipe from House Vegan
11
Spicy Hot Chocolate Mocha
Diethood
12
Superfood Hot Chocolate With Honey Caramelized Brioche
Half Baked Harvest
13
Boozy Pumpkin White Hot Chocolate
Minimalist Baker
Get the Boozy Pumpkin White Hot Chocolate recipe from Minimalist Baker
14
Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate
Sweet Remedy
Get the Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate recipe from Sweet Remedy
15
S'mores Hot Chocolate
Minimalist Baker
Get the S'mores Hot Chocolate recipe from Minimalist Baker
16
Ginger Hot Chocolate
Minimalist Baker
Get the Ginger Hot Chocolate recipe from Minimalist Baker
17
Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate
A Beautiful Mess
Get the Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate recipe from A Beautiful Mess
18
Mexican Hot Chocolate (Vegan)
Minimalist Baker
Get the Mexican Hot Chocolate recipe from Minimalist Baker

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