Slow-Cooker Deluxe Hot Chocolate Buffet

Slow-Cooker Deluxe Hot Chocolate Buffet

Sip of this unbelievably rich cocoa and you'll discover how great slow-cooking can be--even for surprising recipes. Don't forget the toppings!

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

2:35

Hrs:Mins

Makes

20

(1/2-­cup)

Hot Chocolate
4
oz. unsweetened chocolate, chopped
1
(6-oz.) pkg. (1 cup) semisweet chocolate chips
1
(14-oz.) can sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
2
quarts (8 cups) milk
1
tablespoon vanilla
Toppings
Whipped cream
Miniature marshmallows
Miniature semisweet chocolate chips
Toffee bits
Cinnamon sticks
Peppermint candy sticks
Assorted liqueurs and flavored syrups
Chocolate cookie crumbs
Crushed peppermints
  1. In 3 1/2 or 4-quart slow cooker, combine unsweetened chocolate, chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk; mix well.
  2. Cover; cook on High setting for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes or until chocolate is melted.
  3. With wire whisk, stir in 2 cups of the milk until smooth. Gradually stir in remaining 6 cups milk and vanilla.
  4. Cover; cook on High setting an additional 2 hours or until hot.
  5. Just before serving, stir mixture again with wire whisk. Reduce heat setting to Low; have guests ladle hot chocolate into cups and top as desired.
Makes 20 (1/2-­cup) servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1/2 Cup without Toppins)
  • Calories 195
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 75mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 20g),
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 1/2 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.