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Hot Cocoa

Hot Cocoa

Another cold day requires some good old-fashioned Hot Cocoa ~ this recipe makes enough for sharing, so don’t be stingy (you can always make more).


½ Cup C & H Sugar

¼ Cup Hershey’s Cocoa

Dash Salt

1/3 Cup Hot Water

4 Cups Milk

¾ tsp McCormick Vanilla Extract

FIRST Mix Sugar, Cocoa and Salt in a saucepan

SECOND Stir in Water

THIRD Cook and stir (continuously) over medium heat until mixture boils

FOUTH Boil and continue to stir for 2 minutes

FIFTH Stir in Milk and heat – DO NOT BOIL

SIXTH Remove from heat, add vanilla

Serve with your favorite mini marshmallows

Recipe courtesy of Jill Bates Hostetler

Photo by Aliona Gumeniuk on Unsplash

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