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Peppermint Patty Drink

Top 5 Adult Hot Chocolate Recipes

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x


Try these spiked adult hot chocolate recipes when need a cozy drink! Each one is warming and deliciously creamy.


  • 1 cup homemade hot chocolate (or vegan hot chocolate)
  • For the alcohol:
    • Spiked Hot Chocolate: 1 ounce aged rum or bourbon
    • Peppermint Patty: 1 ½ ounces Creme de Cacao and 1 ½ ounces peppermint schnapps
    • Kahlua Hot Chocolate: 3/4 ounce Kahlua
    • Peppermint Schnapps Hot Chocolate: 1 ounce peppermint schnapps
    • Baileys Hot Chocolate: 1 ounce Baileys Irish Cream
  • Whipped cream, for topping (optional)


  1. Make the Homemade Hot Chocolate (or use pre-made mix).
  2. Stir in the alcohol of choice. 
  3. Top with whipped cream if desired.
  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Cocktails
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Keywords: Adult hot chocolate recipes