5 from 6 votes

Healthier Slow Cooker Peppermint Hot Chocolate

This Healthier Slow Cooker Peppermint Hot Chocolate is the perfect kid-friendly warm drink recipe for those cold winter days - made with only 4 ingredients!

Course Drinks, Snack
Cuisine American, Canadian, Christmas, Comfort Food, Holiday, Thanksgiving, Winter
Keyword Healthier Slow Cooker Peppermint Hot Chocolate, Starbucks Peppermint Hot Chocolate
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 166 kcal
Author Chrissie (thebusybaker.ca)


  • 2 liters low fat milk (use dairy-free milk if you wish)
  • 1/2 cup honey (use 2/3 cup if you like extra sweetness)
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • whipped cream and peppermint candies for garnish (optional)


  1. Add the milk, honey, cocoa powder and peppermint extract to your slow cooker set to high heat.

  2. Whisk everything together until well combined and put the lid on.

  3. Let cook on high for 2 hours or on low for 3-4 hours.

  4. Serve in mugs and top with whipped cream and crushed peppermint candies or candy canes.

Nutrition Facts
Healthier Slow Cooker Peppermint Hot Chocolate
Amount Per Serving
Calories 166 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 107mg 4%
Potassium 510mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 30g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 10.2%
Vitamin C 0.1%
Calcium 31.5%
Iron 6.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.