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Single Serve Peppermint Hot Chocolate

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Single Serve Peppermint Hot Chocolate
Photo courtesy of McCormick.

For a quick indulgence, whip up our rich, homemade peppermint cocoa. McCormick Pure Peppermint Extract dials up the minty taste. Just add extract to hot chocolate and heat for 90 seconds in the microwave for a comforting, creamy treat. Make it your own with fun toppings like whipped cream, mini marshmallows or shaved chocolate.

Recipe courtesy of McCormick.


  • 3/4 Cups whole milk
  • 1 packet plain instant hot cocoa mix
  • 1/4 Teaspoon McCormick All Natural Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/8 Teaspoon McCormick Pure Peppermint Extract


Pour milk in a microwavable coffee mug.

Microwave on high 1 minute 30 seconds or until heated through (do not boil).

Stir in hot cocoa mix and extracts until well blended.

Top with whipped cream and shaved chocolate before serving, if desired.