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two mugs of hot chocolate with whipped cream and toppings

The Best Hot Chocolate Toppings

Cold weather calls for warming up with hot cocoa. Liven up your hot cocoa with the best hot chocolate toppings: peppermint and peanut butter powder.
Course Dessert, Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 1 person
Author Rebecca


  • Small Saucepan
  • whisk


  • favorite hot chocolate mix
  • 8 ounces milk or water
  • 1 tablespoon whipped cream
  • 1 tablespoon crushed peppermint candy optional
  • 1 teaspoon powdered peanut butter optional
  • 1 teaspoon dark cocoa powder optional
  • 1 tablespoon mini marshmallows optional
  • 1 teaspoon chocolate candies optional
  • 1 candy cane optional


  • Make a cup of hot chocolate with your favorite mix (according to mix directions). Add a dollop of fresh whipped cream. Top with any of the above toppings. Enjoy. 



  • Make your own hot chocolate by following this 3 ingredient recipe
  • Add more sugar if desired.
  • Add crushed peppermint candy + mini marshmallows + dark cocoa powder. OR Peanut butter powder + dark cocoa powder + mini marshmallows.