Slow-Cooker Peppermint Bark Hot Chocolate

Slow-Cooker Peppermint Bark Hot Chocolate – We turned our seasonal obsession — Peppermint Bark — into an easy cocktail. Your slow cooker is the perfect tool for making hot chocolate, and keeping it warm during a holiday cocktail party — just set it and enjoy.



  • 8 c. whole milk
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 c. bittersweet or semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 c. crème de menthe or vodka
  • 1 tbspvanilla extract
  • 1 tsppeppermint extract
  • 1/4 tspsalt
  • Sweetened whipped cream
  • Crushed candy canes


  1. Put the milk, sweetened condensed milk, chocolate chips, crème de menthe (or vodka), vanilla extract, peppermint extract, and salt in a 7-quart slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on high 2 hours or until combined, whisking vigorously halfway through to help chocolate melt.
  3. Switch to warm for serving. Set out whipped cream and crushed candy canes, for topping.

Keywords: hot cocoa, slow cooking, beverages