White Hot Chocolate

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 7 min
  • Prep: 2 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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1 cup white chocolate chips

1 cup heavy cream

4 cups half-and-half

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract

Vanilla whipped topping, for garnish

Peppermint liqueur, optional

Candy cane, crushed or whole, for garnish

White chocolate liqueur, optional


  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine white chocolate chips and heavy cream. Stir continuously until white chocolate chips have completely melted. Stir in the half-and-half, vanilla extract and peppermint extract. Stir occasionally until heated through. 
  2. Pour into mugs and top with a dollop of vanilla whipped topping and a candy cane. 

Cook’s Note

For a tasty adult drink, add desired amounts of peppermint and white chocolate liqueurs.

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