Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

From McGough's Recipes


  • 5-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 4 teaspoons crushed peppermint candies, divided
  • 12 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped
  • 3/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Miniature marshmallows, optional


  1. In a large saucepan, heat milk over medium heat until bubbles form around sides of pan. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, beat cream until stiff peaks form. Fold in 1 teaspoon crushed candy.
  2. Whisk chocolate into milk until smooth. Remove from heat; stir in extract. Pour into mugs; top with whipped cream. Sprinkle with remaining candy and, if desired, marshmallows. Serve immediately.

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