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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Milk Chocolate and Peanut Butter Hot Cocoa

Wherever they meet up, chocolate and nuts get along famously. Anyone who loves chocolate and peanut butter in candy form will find this hot drink irresistible. This recipe can also be made into Hot-Cocoa Ice Pops.Also try:White Chocolate Hot Cocoa with Coconut Milk and RumDark Chocolate Hot Cocoa

  • prep: 10 mins
    total time: 10 mins
  • servings: 2




  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 5 ounces milk chocolate, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter

Cook's Note

Hot cocoa can be refrigerated for up to 1 week. Rewarm in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of simmering water.


  1. Step 1

    Warm milk and cream in a medium saucepan over a medium-low heat. Add chocolate, and whisk until melted and combined. Continue to warm mixture until thick, about 5 minutes. Whisk in peanut butter until smooth.

Martha Stewart Living, February 2011