Slow Cooker Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Slow Cooker Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Cozy up for something new and enjoy your hot chocolate with a new twist—a peppermint twist!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 10 servings


  • 8 cups whole milk
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 12 oz bittersweet or semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • 20 peppermint candies (Crush for garnish)
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows (For garnish)


  • Combine all ingredients in the slow cooker and cover.
  • Cook for 60-70 minutes until warmed through and the chocolate has melted. Stir it roughly half way through to help the chocolate melt.


Adore hot chocolate but want a little more oompfh? Skip the peppermint extract, then spike it with a cup of peppermint schnapps or creme de menthe just before serving.