Haunting Hot Chocolate

Ooooooh, spooky! Delight little goblins and float a ghost-shape marshmallow on this hot white chocolate drink.

Haunting Hot Chocolate
Photo by Better Homes & Gardens©

Yield:  6 ounces or 5 Servings


  • 1 orange
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 2/3 cup vanilla-flavored baking pieces or vanilla-flavored candy coating
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla Whipped cream (optional)
  • Ground nutmeg (optional)
  • Purchased marshmallow ghosts (like Peeps®)


  1. Remove peel of orange with vegetable peeler; set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan combine 1/4 cup of the milk, the vanilla-flavored baking pieces, orange peel, and nutmeg; whisk over low heat until baking pieces are melted. Remove orange peel. Whisk in remaining milk and heat through. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla.
  3. Serve warm in mugs. Add a marshmallow ghost, dollop with whipped cream, and sprinkle with nutmeg, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (Haunting Hot Chocolate)

Per serving: 221 kcal cal., 12 g fat (9 g sat. fat, 20 mg chol., 72 mg sodium, 22 g carb., 5 g pro. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet


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