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Hot Cocoa For A Crowd Recipe

Details

Timing
Timing
Total:
Prep:
10 Min.
Skill Level:
Beginner
Yields:
16 cups

Warm up this winter with this decadent hot cocoa that’s best enjoyed with family and friends.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
10 minutes

Ingredients

Directions

Equipment Needed 
stovetop Stovetop
saucepan Saucepan
measuring cups Measuring Cups
1

Pour 3/4 cup (175 mL) hot water into 6-quart (6 L) saucepan set over medium heat. Add sugar, cocoa and salt. Simmer, stirring constantly, for 5 to 10 minutes or until mixture comes to boil.

2

Reduce heat to medium-low. Add milk, stirring often, until steaming and heated through (do not boil).

3

Stir in chocolate chips; simmer for 5 to 10 minutes or until smooth and melted. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Serve hot.

Snowman Garnish: Melt 1/4 cup (50 mL) HERSHEY’S CHIPITS Pure Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips. Transfer to piping bag; set aside. Reserve 1/4 cup (50 mL) HERSHEY’S CHIPITS Pure Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips. Skewer 3 marshmallows on a toothpick or BBQ stick. Attach 2 pretzel sticks for arms with melted chocolate and 3 HERSHEY’S CHIPITS Pure Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips for buttons. Pipe a nose and mouth on snowman with melted chocolate.