Staying warm is hard during the holiday seasons, but hot cocoa makes it 100x easier! Enjoy these 20 classy hot cocoa recipes in both drink and dessert form…

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1. Hot Cocoa cookies

Today I am sharing with you my recipe for Dark Chocolate Hot Cocoa Cookies. Not only are these cookies easy, they are an adorable addition to your holiday cookie tray. It’s like you’re looking down at a mug of hot cocoa, with marshmallows floating on top. The mini marshmallows are added in the last few minutes of baking, giving them just enough time to melt without toasting.

Recipe: TheToastyKitchen

2. Dark Chocolate Hot Cocoa

The Hot Chocolate Stirrers are a fun & festive way to show someone you care and care for your heart health at the same time!

Recipe: TheInspiredHome

3. Coconut Hot Cocoa

I really love coconut. I love recipes with coconut in them, and I love the smell of coconut. So when a local tea shop started serving coconut hot cocoa I was all over it.

Recipe: OhSoDeliciouso

4. Peppermint Hot Cocoa Pancakes

Light & fluffy pancakes are infused with lots of hot cocoa & peppermint flavor, and then topped with a super simple marshmallow cream topping in these Peppermint Hot Cocoa Pancakes

Recipe: TheFrugalFoodieMama

5. Vanilla Peppermint Hot Cocoa Sticks

Vanilla Peppermint Hot Cocoa Sticks are a great Christmas gift idea!!!  My two girls love giving their friends gifts for Christmas, so I’m always trying to brainstorm ideas they can make and for not a lot of money.  These hot cocoa sticks are so cute and are perfect to warm up a cold winter day!

Recipe: DomesticallySpeaking

6. Hot Cocoa Muddy Buddies

Hot Chocolate Cocoa Muddy Buddies Puppy Chow Recipe is a sure-fire hit for the holidays. Makes a great teacher gift or party snack!

Recipe: MamaLovesFood

7. Hot Cocoa Cake

We transformed a favorite winter warmer into a rich chocolate layer cake with marshmallow crème filling, cocoa frosting, and a mountain of marshmallows.

Recipe: CooksCountry

8. No-Bake Hot Cocoa Treats

No-Bake Hot Cocoa Treats are an easy holiday dessert and the perfect way to get your hot chocolate fix no matter the time of year! Kids and grown-ups alike love these chocolate cereal treats. Give them a try at your next family party or package them up to spread a little Christmas cheer!

Recipe: BlueCheeseBungalow

9. Hot Cocoa Cake Cookies

From snickerdoodles and sugar cookies to macadamias and ginger breads, finding the right recipe can be tough! However this year, I wanted to try a fun spin on another classic holiday treat – hot cocoa. Bonus, this Hot Cocoa Cookies Recipe is so easy to make thanks to the new “cake cookie” trend and require just six ingredients.

Recipe: TheRebelChick

10. Hot Cocoa Cookies

Chewy hot cocoa cookies with bits of marshmallow swirled throughout and a big marshmallow melting out the middle. A tasty way to warm up this winter!

Recipe: TheBakerMama

11. Hot Cocoa Madeleines

Madeleines are my favorite cookie. I love their delicate flavor and distinctive shape and texture — they taste more like a mini sponge cake than a cookie. When I was a kid, my mom would take me to a coffeeshop a few blocks from our house. She’d get her latte and I’d get hot chocolate and a madeleine pulled from the old-fashioned lidded candy jar that sat on the counter.

Recipe: TheKitchn

12. Spiked Nutella Hot Cocoa

Spiked Nutella hot cocoa will make your cold day SO much better. Whip it up and share it with friends!

Recipe: BlogLovin

13. Hot Cocoa On A Stick

Hot Chocolate on a Stick recipe – How to make them for gifts. 3-Ingredients, No baking, 30 minutes you’ll have the perfect hot chocolate on a stick gift!

Recipe: TheBestDessertRecipes

14. Butterfinger Hot Cocoa

A lusciously rich and smooth hot cocoa recipe that tastes like Butterfinger candies. Oh, and did I mention the booze?

Recipe: LemonsForLulu

15. Hot Cocoa Cheesecake

Cuddle up with a big slice of this Hot Cocoa Cheesecake.

Recipe: Delish

16. Mexican Hot Cocoa

This delicious Mexican hot cocoa recipe was developed by my incredible chef friend Alex for my cookbook.  We wanted something that was comforting, perfect for the holidays but had a kick.  AKA, not your typical hot cocoa 😉  She played with a ton of different spices before choosing these – and I must say it turned out PERFECT.

Recipe: WithLoveFromKat

17. Hot Cocoa Cookies

Marshmallows, semi-sweet and white chocolate chips stud these perfectly chewy cookies that have hot cocoa mix baked right into the dough. Add them to your Christmas baking list!

Recipe: JessFuel

18. Hot Chocolate Mug Cake

Today I’m sharing a mug cake recipe that tastes just like hot chocolate in a cake form. It’s a perfect treat for these chillier days, best eaten warm with the marshmallows still gooey.

Recipe: KirbieCravings

19. Peppermint Hot Cocoa Cookies

Peppermint Hot Cocoa Cookies make a delightful addition to Christmas cookie trays. Easy to make, you’ll love these for holidays.

Recipe: WhoNeedsACape

20. Hot Chocolate Dump Cake

No need to decide between hot cocoa and chocolate cake – with this decadent dump cake, you can have both!

Recipe: Tablespoon

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