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12 Hot Cocoa Desserts Inspiration

March 14, 2019

Hot cocoa might be a simple pleasure, but it is one of the sweetest ones! Bringing the flavours we crave in the winter to dessert is the best way to enjoy cocoa all year long!

These 12 Hot Cocoa Desserts are decadent, delicious and definitely going to end up on your must make list. From unforgettable dessert nachos with a luscious sauce to hot cocoa cookies that my family can’t get enough of, this collection of hot cocoa dessert recipes has something to inspire every baker!

Hot cocoa dessert ideas

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Dessert Nachos with Mexican Chocolate Sauce 

Enjoy dessert nachos as a Cinco de Mayo dessert or any day you want something fun. This delicious and easy to assemble dessert looks incredibly fancy for a great wow factor. Bake your tortilla chips for a healthier option than frying, and watch this fantastic Mexican inspired dessert disappearby Honest and Truly

Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

The chocolate cupcakes are very moist and yummy and the peppermint marshmallow frosting puts the name to this cupcake. It has the most subtle hint of peppermint and the marshmallow texture will lure you in for more! by Cherished Bliss

Peppermint Hot Cocoa Cookies

Peppermint Hot Cocoa Cookies make a delightful addition to Christmas cookie trays. Easy to make, you’ll love these for the holidays by Who Needs a Cape

Hot Cocoa Cake

The Cocoa Cake recipe I’m sharing with you today, is very simple and vegan. It is actually pretty amazing to make if you have never tried your hand at baking an egg and dairy-free cake before by Mom Foodie

Hot Cocoa Cookies

Hot Cocoa Cookies replicate the delightful feeling of a warm cup of cocoa on a cold day, with warm and gooey chocolate cookies topped with a toasted marshmallow by The Gracious Wife

Hot Chocolate Muffins

These muffins are filled with big chocolate chips and lots of great chocolate flavour. Muffins are a great after school snack and perfect for tossing in lunch sacks as well! by Amanda’s Cookin’

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Stuffed Hot Cocoa Cookies 

Our stuffed hot cocoa cookies are the perfect treat when you are craving something chocolatey and decadent. A gooey center puts them over the top! by How To This and That

Hot Cocoa Brownies

These hot chocolate brownies start with the simplicity of a cake mix, but the homemade hot cocoa buttercream make them stand out! by Tastes of Lizzy T

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

Mexican Hot Chocolate Chip Cookies are a new family favorite! Soft, warm, and spiced like a delicious mug of Mexican Hot Chocolate. The perfect winter-time treat! by Somewhat Simple

Hot Cocoa Floats

A creamy and dreamy way to warm up on a cold winter day! Hot cocoa with irresistible melting ice cream! Make everybody happy by simply adding their favourite flavour of ice cream! by Little Dairy on the Prairie

Hot Cocoa Cupcakes with Mini Marshmallows

The cake is beautifully light brown and has a light cocoa flavour. The frosting is sprinkled with hot cocoa powder, mini chocolate chips, and mini crunchy marshmallows by Somewhat Simple

Hot Chocolate Cookies

Hot Chocolate Cookies are so popular in our family that I end up making dozens and dozens for family members during the holidays! They’re rich chocolate cookies with melted marshmallows stacked on top with a chocolate glaze drizzle and sprinkles to finish them off by Big Bear’s Wife

Which of these hot cocoa recipes will you try first? I know my children would adore the hot cocoa cupcakes with mini marshmallows on top. Hot Cocoa floats would be perfect for an afternoon pick me up anytime of year. If you have a favourite hot cocoa inspired dessert, I would love to hear about it in a comment.

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