We’re sharing treats and recipes to sweeten up your holiday as approach Christmas. Today’s recipe comes from the folks at the Welaka Lodge & Resort. 

Sugar Cookie Hot Chocolate

Sit by the fire and warm up with this amazing hot chocolate recipe!
  • 4 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 6 ounces semi-sweet or dark chocolate ( chopped )
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • Whipped cream, marshmallows, sugar cookies and or course sugar, for topping
  • Add the milk, sweetened condensed milk, cocoa powder, chocolate, vanilla and almond extract ( if using ) to a large pot. Place the pot over medium low heat until milk is scalding, but not boiling. Be sure to stir the pot often to make sure nothing is sticking to the bottom and burning.
  • Once the hot chocolate is steaming, ladle, into mugs and dollop with whipped cream. Add marshmallows, cookies and a sprinkle of sugar if desired. Drink!