Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

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This easy peanut butter hot chocolate is made in the Crockpot! It’s a delicious and indulgent winter recipe. This will be your new favorite homemade hot chocolate recipe!

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Pin showing the finished peanut butter hot chocolate ready to drink with title across the middle.

When the weather starts to cool off I like to break out the slow cookers. I use them to make everything from breakfast, like this delicious oatmeal, to desserts and drinks like this lava cake and delicious mulled cider!

There’s nothing more comforting than an indulgent cup of hot chocolate on a cold evening. This recipe is also a really nice one for parties and gatherings! You can whip up a double batch and set it out with cups and toppings so everyone can enjoy a sweet treat!

A view of two cups full of peanut butter hot chocolate ready to enjoy.

Here’s what you’ll need to make a delicious batch of peanut butter hot chocolate:

This recipe uses milk, heavy whipping cream, sweetened condensed milk, peanut butter, milk chocolate chips, and vanilla extract.

There’s nothing complicated or funky going on and it’s nice to know exactly what you are putting into your recipes as opposed to those packets that contain a lot of mystery ingredients.

A close up of the finished drink ready to enjoy.

Of course all good hot chocolate recipes are best when topped with even more ooey, gooey toppings. I’d recommend Reese’s Pieces, peanut butter cups, chocolate sauce, whipped cream, or some mini marshmallows!

How to make Crockpot peanut butter hot chocolate:

Place the milk, heavy cream and sweetened condensed milk in your crockpot. Whisk to combine well.

Stir in the peanut butter and milk chocolate chips, these will get easier to incorporate as they melt with the heat of the Crockpot. Don’t worry if they’re not combined at first!

A top down view of the finished cocoa ready to be enjoyed.

Cover the crockpot and set to low for 1.5 hours. Stir every half hour, this is important so the peanut butter, chocolate, and other ingredients combine well and don’t sit on the bottom and burn!

Whisk well before serving. Add the vanilla now, if using, the same goes for the mini marshmallows!  

Garnish as desired with chocolate drizzle, whipped cream, peanut butter cups, or Reese’s pieces!

Here we see the finished recipe ready to be enjoyed.

Looking for more delicious Crockpot recipes?

Here are some other delicious Crockpot recipes that you won’t want to miss out on, each one is unique, flavorful, and great for sharing!

You can’t go wrong with Crock Pot Cherry Pie, Crockpot Pineapple Upside Down Cake, Crockpot Hot Chocolate, Crockpot Bean Soup, Sprite Chicken Wings, Super Easy Nacho Chicken And Rice, Crockpot Cheesy Potatoes, Sweet and Sour Meatballs, and Crock Pot Pork Roast!

Two cups of hot chocolate ready to be enjoyed.

Printable Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate Recipe:

Featured image showing the finished peanut butter hot chocolate ready to drink in front of the crockpot.

Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

Yield: 12 Servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes

This easy peanut butter hot chocolate is made in the Crockpot! It's a delicious and indulgent winter recipe. This will be your new favorite homemade hot chocolate recipe!

Ingredients

  • Ingredients:
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk. or to taste
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips (can use less, if desired)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, optional
  • Optional Garnishes:
  • Reese’s Pieces or cups
  • Melted peanut butter drizzle
  • Whipped cream
  • Chocolate drizzle
  • Mini marshmallows

Instructions

  1. Place the milk, heavy cream and sweetened condensed milk in your crockpot. Whisk to combine.
  2. Stir in the peanut butter and milk chocolate chips.
  3. Cover the crockpot and set to low for 1.5 hours. Stir every half hour.
  4. Whisk well before serving. Add the vanilla now, if using.
  5. Garnish as desired.
Nutrition Information
Yield 12 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 490Total Fat 32gSaturated Fat 15gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 14gCholesterol 39mgSodium 227mgCarbohydrates 40gFiber 3gSugar 29gProtein 13g

These recipes are calculated as a courtesy. They are not intended as medical advice or guaranteed accurate. Please do your own calculations if necessary.

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