Hershey’s Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

white hot chocolate

Warm up after a chilly winter hike or a day out playing in the snow with this smooth, creamy peppermint white hot chocolate. A fun play on a traditional favorite, this recipe combines Hershey’s white chocolate with lively peppermint for delicious results. Garnish the beverage with fluffy whipped cream sprinkled with crushed candy canes for a whimsical presentation.


Hershey’s Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

Serves 2
Prep Time Cook Time Total Time
5 min 5 min 10 min


  • 2 cups reduced-fat milk
  • 4 ounces HERSHEY’S Premier White Chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Whipped cream, for garnish
  • Crushed candy canes, for garnish


  1. Place white chocolate chips in medium-size, heat-safe bowl. Bring milk to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Once milk starts to simmer, remove from heat and pour over white chocolate chips, whisking constantly until chocolate is melted.
  2. Whisk in peppermint extract and pour into mugs. Top with whipped cream and crushed candy canes.

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