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Grown Up Hot Chocolate Drink Recipe for Girls Night

Grown Up Hot Chocolate #SweetNLowStars

This weekend I’m hosting bunco and that means 3 things: laughter, big winners, and alcohol. And even if I can’t partake, I can still make it fun for the gals coming over!

Whoever hosts bunco is in charge of dinner for the girls but I always like to add a little something special as well so I’m making a big batch of hot chocolate to put in the crock pot and adding a bit of Godiva chocolate liqueur to make things a little more fun.

This is the perfect recipe to warm up on a cold winter day, or to keep the laughter going as we roll the dice and find out who will win the most buncos. 

Grown Up Hot Chocolate Drink Recipe with peppermint stir sticks #SweetNLowStars

Adding peppermint stir sticks just makes these mugs of spiked cocoa that much more fun. The peppermint taste left after stirring up the hot chocolate just adds to the amazing flavor of this cocoa.

And how cute are those snow men? I found them in a Wilton kit at Walmart and couldn’t resist. I’m sure the girls will love them too.

Grown Up Hot Chocolate with Sweet'N Low #SweetNLowStars

5 from 2 votes

Grown Up Hot Chocolate

Servings 12


  • 6 cups 1% milk
  • 9 tablespoons premium unsweetened dutch cocoa powder
  • 12 packets Sweet N'Low
  • Godiva Chocolate Liqueur optional
  • Peppermint stick


  1. Heat milk, cocoa, and Sweet'N' Low on the stove on medium heat. Use a whisk to blend the ingredients together until combined.
  2. Continue to wish and cook until hot chocolate is steaming. Add to crock pot and set on low.
  3. Serve hot chocolate with a splash of Godiva chocolate liqueur and a peppermint stick to stir.


Grown Up Hot Chocolate Drink Recipe for Girls Night #SweetNLowStars

What’s your go-to grown up drink for holiday celebrations?

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  1. This sounds so good! I definitely need to try it soon.
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  2. This sounds perfect for the holidays! I love hot chocolate and adding an extra ‘kick’ to it sounds tasty!
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  3. We love spiked eggnog during the holidays. It’s my favorite!
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  4. What a delicious to treat to keep yourself warm on these fall/winter nights. I had to pin this so I can make it later.
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  5. I used to work for Godiva. One of the best jobs I’ve ever had!
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  6. I haven’t gone to a bunco night in forever, but I’m pretty sure the next one I go to will have to include this drink! Thanks for sharing! Sounds delish!
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  7. I love hot cocoa and can’t wait until I can have a truly grown up version, but for now I’m going to omit the alcohol and enjoy it anyway!
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