Slow Cooker Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate–chocolate and peanut butter are made for each other and they make a perfect creamy combination in this homemade crockpot peanut butter hot chocolate recipe. The slow cooker is a perfect appliance for your holiday parties. You can keep food and drinks at the right warming temperature with no effort on your part!
Slow Cooker Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate
Tis the season for hot cocoa! Kids wake up in the morning and it’s chilly “mom, can we have hot chocolate?” Kids come home from school after walking home in the cold, “mom, can we have hot chocolate?” Kids want to build a snowman or go sledding, “mom, can we have hot chocolate?” Kids want to make hot chocolate for Santa. You get the point. I know that kids love hot chocolate but this mama loves it too. Sometimes when my kids are at school and I’m working on my laptop I snuggle up with a lap blanket and get a cup of hot cocoa. It warms me up and makes me feel so cozy.
A few years ago I shared a slow cooker hot cocoa mix and free printable that you can share with your neighbors for Christmas. Last year I made salted caramel hot chocolate (still to this day the best hot chocolate I’ve ever had). And this year I went a little out of the box and made peanut butter hot chocolate. If you’re a fan of peanut butter and chocolate you’ll love this recipe. I just used plain old 1% milk because I felt with the creaminess and fat from the peanut butter I didn’t need to use a whole milk. To sweeten the hot chocolate I used powdered sugar because it isn’t granulated and it dissolves easier. I had all the ingredients for this slow cooker peanut butter hot chocolate in my house. That’s my kind of recipe! I hope you enjoy.
Slow Cooker Holiday Beverage Recipes
Use your crockpot at your holiday parties this year! Just keep the slow cooker turned to the warm setting with a ladle next to it!
What Slow Cooker Did You Use?
For this slow cooker peanut butter hot chocolate I used my small 3 quart slow cooker. I love this little slow cooker because it’s super cute and it’s just the perfect size for side dishes, drinks or small meals. It fits into my sink so I can easily handwash it and it fits in the bottom or top of my dishwasher so I can easily stick it in there to get clean. I try to use this 3 quart slow cooker any time I can!
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Chocolate and peanut butter are made for each other and they make a perfect creamy combination in this homemade crockpot peanut butter hot chocolate recipe. The slow cooker is a perfect appliance for your holiday parties. You can keep food and drinks at the right warming temperature with no effort on your part!
- 4 cups milk (I just used 1%)
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder
- 2 Tbsp peanut butter
- 6 Tbsp powdered sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1/8 tsp salt
- Mini marshmallows
- Add all ingredients to the slow cooker and whisk a bit.
- Cover and cook on LOW for an hour. Whisk again until smooth. If you have a stick blender you may want to blend it a bit for ultimate smoothness and creaminess.
- Turn the slow cooker to warm and serve the hot chocolate with marshmallows when ready.
I used my 3 quart slow cooker.
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 1 hour
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