Get into the Christmas spirit this holiday season and make this Grinch Hot Chocolate. Add your favorite toppings to serve at all your Grinch themed parties.

Two mugs full of Grinch Hot Chocolate on a platter
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Grinch Hot Chocolate Recipe:

This green hot chocolate is the perfect to serve this holiday season. We love making holiday themed desserts for Christmas, and we start with this white hot chocolate recipe.

This is the perfect drink to make while watching your favorite Grinch movie or decorating the tree. You only need a few simple ingredients to make this Grinch Hot Chocolate drink.

Impress the kids this holiday season and make this delicious green drink. You might also like Christmas Morning Punch or Starbucks Peppermint Mocha Recipe.

Check out this – Crockpot Peppermint Hot Chocolate Recipe.

Ingredients needed - milk, white chocolate chips, vanilla extract, peppermint extract, green food coloring, whipped cream, red heart sprinkles, green sprinkles

Ingredients: 

  • Whole Milk 
  • White Chocolate Chips (high quality) 
  • Vanilla Extract 
  • Peppermint Extract 
  • Green Food Coloring 
  • Whipped Cream (for serving) 
  • Red Heart Sprinkles 
  • Green Sprinkles 

How to Make Grinch Hot Chocolate: 

  • Step 1 – Melt milk and white chocolate chips – Add the milk and white chocolate chips to a medium saucepan.  Heat over medium low heat. 
  • Step 2 – Continue Melting – Whisk and continue to cook until melted. Do not bring the mixture to a boil.  
  • Step 3 – Stir in other ingredients – Remove from heat, stir in the vanilla extract, peppermint extract and green food coloring until the hot chocolate is a vibrant green color.  
  • Step 4 – Top with whipped cream and sprinkles – Pour into 2 mugs.  Top with the whipped cream and sprinkles. 
  • Step 5 – Serve and enjoy – Serve warm and enjoy.
One mug full of Grinch Hot Chocolate on a platter

Grinch Hot Chocolate Variations:

  • Red Sanding Sugar Rim – Make it even more festive by adding a red sugar to the top of the mug.
  • Alcohol – Feel free to add in peppermint schnapps or vodka for the adults.
  • Sprinkles – Top the hot chocolate with your favorite sprinkles for a fun and festive drink.
  • White Chocolate – We used white chocolate chips but you can use almond bark or any high quality chocolate.
  • Omit Food Coloring – This white hot chocolate base is great served without the green food coloring too. Top with whipped cream and sprinkles with a candy cane stick for a delicious holiday drink.
  • Green Candy Melts – If you prefer you can use green candy melts to create the green color instead of using food coloring.
Two mugs full of Grinch Hot Chocolate on a platter

Recipe Tips for The Grinch Hot Cocoa:

  • Slow Cooker – If you need to make a large batch of this Hot Cocoa, mix the ingredients in a slow cooker. This will keep it warm for serving.
  • Green Food Coloring – Add drops of green food to the mixture to create a vibrant green color.
  • Melting Chocolate – Melt the chocolate and milk in a saucepan, making sure to stir. Do not burn the mixture while melting.
One mug full of Grinch Hot Chocolate on a platter

Toppings for Grinch Hot Chocolate:

Add your favorite toppings to this hot chocolate to add flavor to your Hot Chocolate Mixture.

  • Drizzle with Chocolate or Caramel Sauce
  • Mini Marshmallows
  • Whipped Cream
  • Sprinkles
  • Candy Canes
  • Crushed Peppermint
  • Mini Chocolate Chips
Two mugs full of Grinch Hot Chocolate on a platter

How to Store Leftovers:

This Grinch Hot Chocolate is best served warm, but you can place the hot chocolate in a pitcher. Then reheat on the stove or in the microwave for a delicious drink the next day.

The Perfect Holiday Hot Chocolate:

If you are looking for a delicious hot drink to warm up to this holiday season, make this Grinch Hot Chocolate. It easy to make on the stove top or in the slow cooker. It is fun and festive and perfect to snuggle on the couch to watch a Grinch themed movie.

All you need is simple ingredients to make this Homemade Hot Chocolate and can be changed in a variety of ways. Add your favorite snacks or a dessert charcuterie board to serve this holiday season.

Print Recipe for Grinch Hot Chocolate:

Grinch Hot Chocolate

5 from 2 votes
Get into the Christmas spirit this holiday season and make this Grinch Hot Chocolate. Serve this drink at all your Grinch themed parties.
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Cuisine American
Course Dessert
Calories 464

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Whole Milk
  • 4 ounces White Chocolate Chips high quality
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 teaspoon Peppermint Extract
  • Green Food Coloring
  • Whipped Cream for serving
  • Red Heart Sprinkles
  • Green Sprinkles
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Instructions

  • Add the milk and white chocolate chips to a saucepan.  Heat over medium low heat.
  • Whisk and continue to cook until melted. Do not bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Remove from heat, stir in the vanilla extract, peppermint extract and green food coloring until the hot chocolate is a vibrant green color.
  • Pour into 2 mugs.  Top with the whipped cream and sprinkles.
  • Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Calories 464kcal, Carbohydrates 45g, Protein 11g, Fat 26g, Saturated Fat 16g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1g, Monounsaturated Fat 7g, Cholesterol 41mg, Sodium 144mg, Potassium 534mg, Fiber 0.1g, Sugar 46g, Vitamin A 412IU, Vitamin C 0.3mg, Calcium 413mg, Iron 0.1mg

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