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15 sensational slow cooker hot cocoa recipes [perfect for your holiday crowd]

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I was a grown up before I knew you could have amazing hot chocolate that didn’t come from mixing milk with a liquid and stirring it. Boy did I miss out. And I love hot chocolate. I start making it at the first sign of fall in October and I continue making hot cocoa until spring. So, I’m so thrilled to share these outstanding slow cooker hot cocoa recipes that you can cook in your slow cooker!

Mint White Hot Chocolate in the slow cooker by Who Needs a Cape

Wow – this mint chocolate chip hot chocolate could not be any easier. It is a great treat for kids in the winter time.

Crock Pot Raspberry Cocoa by Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty

Well it is certainly pretty and festive! Would you make this raspberry hot cocoa recipe? This would even make for terrific valentine’s recipe.

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Thick and Creamy Crock Pot Cocoa by Crock Pot Ladies

If anyone should know how to make delicious hot chocolate in the slow cooker, it is the Crock Pot Ladies, right?

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Slow Cooker White Cocoa by Savory Experiments

Sometimes you just want a change from the “regular” hot cocoa, am I right? This creamy white chocolate is a great diversion from the normal hot chocolate and the best part is that it is just 3 ingredients. It couldn’t be any easier to make this hot cocoa.

Easy Crock Pot Cocoa by Simplistically Living

I love this very easy and basic hot cocoa recipe. She even has a some terrific ideas for making it even more appealing to kids!

Slow Cooker Snow Flake Cocoa by Hot Eats and Cool Reads

Ooh – the author says this tastes almost like a custard flavor. How yummy and creamy does this sound?

Caramel Rumchata Crock Pot Cocoa by Emily Enchanted

This is another fantastic adult hot cocoa drink. I love the addition of the Rumchata. If you don’t know what Rumchata is it is a  liqueur made with rum, cream, natural cinnamon, vanilla, sugar and other flavors. Horchata is a rice milk drink with cinnamon. So the Rumchata is the addition of rum to this drink. Whoa the addition of this to hot chocolate is genius!

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Like Horchatas? You need to make this hot cocoa recipe in your slow cooker

Creamy Crock Pot Cocoa by Today’s Creative Learning

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Add all the whipped cream you want on this slow cooker hot chocolate

Cocoa for a Crowd by Creative Southern Living

If you are looking for a basic hot cocoa recipe to make in your slow cooker, this is it. I like that this is a base that is great if you want to get creative with your hot chocolate recipe and make it unique to you. For example, I think you could put some spicy cayenne pepper and make it a Mexican hot chocolate.

Crock Pot Nutella Cocoa easy slow cooker recipe by Today’s Creative Life

I love that this hot cocoa recipe in the crock pot includes Nutella! I love it and it makes a creamy, nutty addition to the hot chocolate.

Fluffer Nutter Crock Pot Cocoa  by Lydi Out Loud

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These are some of the prettiest hot cocoa recipes you can serve your guests!

Okay, guys and gals, this is one of the prettiest cocoa recipes. But a word of warning, it does take some time to make this delicious hot cocoa even through you are using a crock pot. Why? Because these are served in mason jars. Plus you’ve got to coat the rim of the jars with peanut butter, then dip them in crushed nutter butters.

Peppermint White Cocoa by Mom on Timeout

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Perfect for Christmas is this peppermint hot chocolate

For the holidays, you can’t beat this hot cocoa (hot chocolate) recipe made with white chocolate. Add the peppermint to give that extra umph

Fireball Hot Cocoa recipe by Daily DIY Life

Okay, I’m not usually someone who goes for Fireball, but sometimes that touch of cinnamon to spike a drink is just what the doctor ordered. Sometimes in our neighborhood we have a progressive dinner for the adults in the fall. Though I haven’t made it for that yet, I think this could be the perfect drink recipe to start or finish the evening. Spike hot cocoa is a lovely way to welcome fall, don’t ya think?

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Spiked hot cocoa for the adults! Get a second slow cooker going for the kids!

Pumpkin Spice Crock Pot Hot Chocolate by A Night Owl

I am team Pumpkin Spice, are you? If so, you will love this slow cooker Pumpkin Spice Hot chocolate. And the best part is that there are only three ingredients in this slow cooker (crock pot) hot chocolate recipe and it cooks up in just 2 hours! How is that for fast and yummy, friends?

 

Crock Pot Triple Hot Cocoa recipe by Amanda’s Cookin’

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Sub any flavor chips to change up the flavor in this hot chocolate!

One of the things that makes this hot cocoa in the slow cooker recipe so great is that you can literally swap out the type of chips to change it up! For example, you could easily use cinnamon chips or Butterscotch chips if you prefer. Now that’s an easy variety of flavors for hot chocolate.

So, whether you are gathering a group or just need a warm hot chocolate recipe to sip on during the cold winter nights, we’ve got 15 sensational slow cooker hot cocoa recipes that are sure to make you smile!

About the author

Malika Bowling

Malika is the author of several books including Culinary Atlanta: Guide to the Best Restaurants, Markets, Breweries and More! and the founder of Roamilicious. She is also a Digital Marketing and Social Media Consultant. Follow us @Roamilicious on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest for the content not shared on the blog. And don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter (subscribe box below) and never miss a contest, giveaway or the latest must visit restaurant!