Vanilla Peppermint Hot Chocolate
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Serves: 4
  • 3 cups half and half, divided
  • ⅔ cup vanilla chocolate chips
  • 3-inch cinnamon stick
  • ⅛ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ teaspoon peppermint extract
  1. Combine ¼ cup half and half in a saucepan with white chocolate chips, cinnamon stick and nutmeg.
  2. Whisk over low heat until chips are melted.
  3. Add remaining half and half. Whisk until heated throughout.
  4. Remove cinnamon stick. Remove from heat.
  5. Add extracts.
  6. Serve warm with whipped topping, cinnamon and candy canes.
Recipe by Five Little Chefs at