6 Fun Twists on Your Standard Hot Chocolate Recipe

Traditional hot chocolate is a winter staple no matter where you are in the world, but if you haven't tried these delicious twists on the chocolate-y treat, now is the time to do so.

Scroll through and find our picks for best hot chocolate recipes this season.

1. Melted Hot Chocolate With Sea Salt Whipped Cream

For some odd reason, chocolate always tastes better with a little sea salt. Use THIS recipe to give your frothy drink an extra kick.

Sea salt whipped cream hot chocolate

(via Adventures in Cooking)


2. Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

If Reese's are your holiday jam, then THIS hot chocolate recipe is just what you've been looking for.

Milk chocolate peanut butter hot chocolate

(via The Messy Baker)


3. Pumpkin Spice White Hot Chocolate

Pumpkin Spice Lattes are our usual go-to fall and winter drink, but why not swap out your classic latte for a pumpkin spice-infused hot chocolate? Find the recipe HERE.

Pumpkin spice white hot chocolate

(via Tatertots & Jello)


4. Nutella Hot Chocolate

There's no crime in adding a little hazelnut to your hot cocoa. Nutella tastes great as a spread, but even better in THIS creamy drink recipe.

Nutella hot chocolate

(via Cafe Delites)


5. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate

Adding French vanilla creamer and maple syrup via THIS recipe will take your fave winter beverage above and beyond in the flavor department.

French vanilla hot chocolate

(via Domestically Blissful)


6. Frozen Hot Chocolate

Too hot to drink traditional hot cocoa? THIS blendable recipe solves that little problem and happens to rival even the most well-made Starbucks Mocha Ice-Blended.

Frozen hot chocolate

(via Taste of Lizzy T)


If you think these hot chocolate twists are intense, wait until you see what happened when we tried THIS crazy Hot Cheeto Frappe.