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Slow Cooker Mexican Hot Chocolate

  • Total Time: 3 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8 to 10 servings 1x


Slow Cooker Mexican Hot Cocoa is rich, chocolaty and sweet with a hint of spice! It will warm you from the inside out. It’s the one thing that makes snowy days more enjoyable!


Units Scale
  • 4 cups half & half
  • 2 1/2 cups milk (whole or 2%)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, plus more for sprinkling
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Whipped cream
  • Marshmallows
  • Cinnamon


  1. To your slow cooker add the half & half, milk, vanilla extract, cinnamon and chili powder, whisk until combined.
  2. Add the chocolate chips and give it a stir. Cover and cook on low 2 1/2 to 3 hours, whisking about every 30 minutes.
  3. Once completely heated serve topped with marshmallows, a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkling of cinnamon, if desired.
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 3 hours