Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate


  • Wet Ingredients: Sweetened condensed milk, heavy cream, milk, and pure vanilla extract combine to make some of the best hot cocoa.
  • Dry Ingredients: Sugar, unsweetened cocoa powder, and salt.
  • Dark Chocolate Chips: Adds a chocolate kick and helps with color and thickness as well.



  • Step One – Add all of the ingredients to the crock pot and whisk to combine.
  • Step Two – Cook on HIGH for an hour or on LOW for 2 hours, occasionally stirring until the chocolate is completely melted and heated through. (If you plan to keep the crock pot on, turn it to a warm setting so it doesn’t burn.)



  • Try playing around with different flavors. Add candy canes to create peppermint hot chocolate. Drop in a few cinnamon sticks to create a subtle cinnamon flavor. And make it an adult beverage by adding a shot of peppermint Schnapps.
  • When it comes to toppings, you can’t go wrong by adding mini marshmallows, a dollop of whipped cream, or a few semi sweet chocolate chips into the bottom of your mug for an enhanced chocolate flavor.
  • Substituting the milk is another option when making crockpot hot chocolate recipe. Instead of whole milk, try almond milk or cashew milk.
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