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Snickerdoodle Hot Chocolate

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


5 cups

Updated: Feb. 10, 2022
Warm up with this spice-filled snickerdoodle drinking chocolate. Tastes just like the cookie! —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor, Culinary
Snickerdoodle Hot Chocolate Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 4 cups half-and-half cream
  • 2 bars (3-1/2 ounces each) 70% cacao dark chocolate, chopped
  • 2 ounces milk chocolate, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • Dash salt
  • Optional: Sweetened whipped cream, snickerdoodle cookies and additional ground cinnamon


  1. In a large saucepan, heat cream over medium heat until bubbles form around sides of pan (do not boil). Remove from the heat; whisk in the chocolates, vanilla, spices and salt until smooth. Return to the heat; cook and stir until heated through. Pour into mugs; top with whipped cream, cookie and additional cinnamon.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 491 calories, 35g fat (23g saturated fat), 105mg cholesterol, 130mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 4g fiber), 9g protein.

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