Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate
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Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate


  • 1 cup heavy cream, optional

  • Pinch powdered sugar, optional

  • 4 oz. milk or dark chocolate

  • 1/2 – 1 Tablespoon smooth peanut butter

  • Tiny pinch of salt

  • 2 cups milk

  • 1 Tablespoon peanut butter or toffee chips, option garnish


Place heavy cream in a stand mixer and whip on high speed. Add a few pinches of powdered sugar and whip until medium or stiff peaks form. If you do not have a stand mixer, you may use a handheld mixer – or if using a whisk, beat by hand. When finished, place in fridge until ready to use.

Place a small nonstick saucepot or skillet over low heat and add the chocolate, peanut butter, and a tiny pinch of salt. Gently stir with a whisk until melted, and then slowly add the milk. Whisk until smooth and incorporated and heated through- no need to boil.

Divide between 2 mugs. Place a dollop of whipped cream on top and garnish with peanut butter chips or toffee chips.

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