Hot Tea Recipes

Warm your bones with a cuppa! Any of these hot tea recipes, including spice tea and herbal tea recipes, are sure to do the trick.

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Stovetop Hot Chocolate

My mom created this stovetop hot chocolate recipe to serve large groups of carolers and frozen sledders. I take it to the lounge during a long winter to warm their spirits! This economical recipe could easily be warmed and served in a slow cooker. Flavor extracts could be added to the hot chocolate, too. —Mary Nine, Indianapolis, Indiana

Warm-You-Up Hot Chocolate

This delicious, not-too-sweet hot chocolate was originally submitted by Kathy Young of Weatherford, Texas. It's richly flavored and delicately seasoned...


Peppermint Patty Hot Cocoa

A hint of cool mint makes this rich sipper a nice change of pace from traditional hot cocoa. Add a...


Hot Cocoa for a Crowd

This is a simple, delicious and comforting hot cocoa with a hint of cinnamon. It has just the right amount...


Minty Cocoa Mix

Instead of stirring hot chocolate with a candy cane, our home economists add crushed candies right to the mix. It's...

Kahlua Hot Chocolate

When we want a cup of hot chocolate, we prefer homemade over store mixes. A splash of Kahlúa adds a...


Zesty Hot Chocolate

Chili powder gives a subtle spiciness to this chocolate sipper that is sure to warm chilly guests from head to...

Hazelnut Hot Chocolate

Vanilla beans and a hazelnut liqueur like Frangelico lend a sophisticated flavor to this hot chocolate. With such rich taste,...


Hot Cocoa

WITH the first chill in the air, I begin thinking of hot cocoa. This simple recipe can be stirred up...


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Sugar-Free Cocoa Mix with Cinnamon

Here's a delicious winter warmer-upper featuring a tasty blend of cinnamon and cocoa. Louise Clough of West Fork, Arkansas shared...


Wintry Hot Cocoa Mix

"I first tasted this warming beverage on a camping trip in the mountains," recalls Ruby Gibson of Newton, North Carolina....

Christmas Cocoa

“A sprinkling of crushed candy cane lends a festive touch to this creamy hot cocoa…or place a chocolate mint candy...


Minty Mocha

“I’ve had this recipe for 25 years and serve it during the holidays, especially Christmas brunch, but it’s great anytime...


Favorite Hot Chocolate

You need just a few basic ingredients to stir up this spirit-warming sipper. The comforting beverage is smooth and not...


Mexican Cocoa

The entire family will enjoy this festive drink,” writes Patricia Nieh of Portola Valley, California. Cinnamon sticks give it a...


Crowd-Pleasing Cocoa

You'll warm many hearts with this rich, satisfying cocoa. It's the perfect beverage to serve after an ice-skating outing or...

Winter’s Warmth Hot Chocolate

I discovered this recipe as a newlywed when I was looking for something to warm us up during the season's...


Spiced Hot Chocolate

When my family needs to warm up on a cold morning or evening, I head to the kitchen to make...


Special Hot Chocolate Treats

Dropping a whipped cream-filled chocolate cup into hot chocolate makes for an extra-special beverage. I make the chocolate cups ahead,...


Haunting Hot Chocolate

I serve mugs of this quick-to-fix hot cocoa outside when the kids in our neighborhood go trick-or-treating for Halloween. It's...



Sugar-Free Cocoa Mix

During the winter, I keep plenty of this mix on hand. That way, I can whip up steaming mugs of...


Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate

My mom makes this hot chocolate with pumpkin, spices and white chocolate. We usually drink it on Halloween, but it’s...


Holiday Peppermint Mocha

Make spirits bright with a minty mocha to share under the mistletoe or around the piano. I’ve also stirred in...

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Hot Cinnamon Cocoa

"THERE'S NOTHING that warms a body on a cold winter day like a steaming cup of cocoa, and my mother's...


White Hot Chocolate

Debbi Smith of Crossett, Arkansas says her creamy drink is smooth and soothing with a hint of spice.


Mocha Fireside Coffee

Warm up on a cold day with this coffee mix. You can prepare it in advance and just add boiling...


Coconut-Caramel Hot Cocoa

You'll think you're drinking your dessert when you indulge in this homemade hot cocoa. The decadent beverage features rich chocolate,...


Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

My mother often had this mix on hand when I was growing up. Now I make this hot cocoa for...


Easy Mint Hot Chocolate

This quick and easy beverage is perfect to serve the family on winter mornings before they head out into the...