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Santa’s Favorite Drink

Santa’s Favorite Drink

Santa’s Favorite Drink

Everyone loves setting out cookies for Santa to munch on as he comes down the chimney, but why not make him something a little fancier to wash them down with? This slow cooker hot chocolate has just a touch of peppermint to really embrace the holiday spirit.

  • Author: Addie Gundry
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 hours
  • Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 810 1x
  • Category: Beverages


  • 5 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 12 ounces milk chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Frozen whipped topping
  • Crushed candy canes


  1. Combine the milk, cream, condensed milk, chocolate chips, and peppermint extract in a 6-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on Low for 2 hours, stirring occasionally. Pour into mugs and top with whipped topping and crushed candy canes. Serve.

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