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Easy Spiked Hot Chocolate

Prepare a flavorful adult-friendly treat with this Spiked Hot Chocolate recipe. It takes an adult twist on a traditional warm and comforting beverage that most people enjoy drinking during the cold weather months.

Spiked Hot Chocolate

Is hot chocolate one of your favorite holiday beverages? You might like sipping it slowly on a cold day because it keeps you warm and tastes so good.

If so, you can make a Spiked Hot Chocolate that is just as delicious but contains a bit of alcohol for an added touch. It is great to make for yourself or for gatherings and different events you might have with other adults, including your relatives and close friends. 

The Spiked Hot Chocolate recipe is easy to follow and takes only minutes to make. You can have the most delicious adult-friendly beverage ready to drink and serve in no time by combining just a few ingredients, such as a packet of hot chocolate, hot water, and some peppermint schnapps.

Do not forget to add some marshmallows for an additional sweet touch!

How to Store Spiked Hot Chocolate

While you can prepare the this fun adult version of Hot Chocolate within minutes, you might want to make this beverage in advance for a party. If so, you can double, triple, or even quadruple the recipe with ease to make enough servings for all the guests who plan on attending your event.

You can store the Hot Chocolate in an insulated beverage dispenser where the drink will stay warm throughout the night. 

You might want to place a bowl of marshmallows next to the insulated beverage dispenser just in case your family and friends would like to add a few extra marshmallows to their cups.

When you serve this drink at any event, you can expect all the adults to enjoy it and have a great time. Most importantly, it tastes great with lots of Christmas-themed desserts, such as cupcakes and cookies.

Easy Spiked Hot Chocolate
Yield: 1 cup

Easy Spiked Hot Chocolate

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

A classic and tasty hot chocolate recipe with an Adult twist! This spiked hot chocolate recipe is made with Andes chocolate and peppermint schnapps, you will love this warm treat!


  • 6 oz Hot water
  • 1 Packet Hot Chocolate Mix
  • 1-2 Andes candies
  • 2 oz Peppermint Schnapps
  • Whipped Topping


  1. Heat the water to the perfect beverage temperature.
  2. Stir in Hot Chocolate Mix and Andes chocolates until melted and well combined.
  3. Add peppermint schnapps.
  4. Top with whipped topping.
  5. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 384Total Fat 3gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 0mgSodium 156mgCarbohydrates 53gFiber 1gSugar 44gProtein 2g

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If you liked this Adult Hot Chocolate be sure to check out this Yummy Gingerbread Hot Chocolate Recipe!

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