It’s still practically shorts weather in California, where I live, but the folks at Serious Eats World Headquarters in New York assure me that it is, in fact, winter. Back when I lived in places that actually got cold, winter meant hot drinks—hot cocoa and mulled cider when I was a kid, hot cider and hot cocoa with booze when I got older.

But there’s more to the world of hot drinks than pouring a shot into whatever’s in your mug. If you put some thought into them, hot drinks can have all the class and sophistication of chilled cocktails. To show you what I mean, we’ve rounded up 22 of our favorite hot toddies, spiked ciders, cocoas, coffees, and other hot cocktails to keep you toasty all season long.


Hot Toddies

Spiced Averna Toddy

Next time you’re craving a hot toddy, think beyond a simple mixture of whiskey or brandy with hot water. Here we change it up, using caramelly, herbal Averna and adding a sweet-spicy syrup made with brown sugar, cinnamon, and black pepper. Getting rid of the hard liquor keeps the alcohol content down, so you can keep refilling your mug throughout the evening.

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The Hot and Cold

We make this bright, herbal toddy with citrusy New Amsterdam Gin instead of the brown liquor more commonly found in the drink, and replace the water with mint tea for extra flavor. A sweet-tart cranberry syrup gives this cocktail a festive ruby-red color that’s made for the holidays.

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Remontel Toddy

Even more of a departure from the traditional hot toddy, this smoky, Mexican-inspired drink combines mezcal, Green Chartreuse, Angostura and mole bitters, stick cinnamon, and sprigs of fresh mint. A splash of ginger beer complements the spicy notes in the drink and adds a pleasant fizz.

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Riesling Hot Toddy

This drink may be more mulled wine than hot toddy, but it’s a crowd-pleasing option no matter what you call it. To make it, we combine Riesling, brandy, and honey, then steep bay leaves and toasted cardamom pods in the mixture before straining and serving. It’s a soothing, herbal mix that’ll warm you all the way through.

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Spiked Cider

Hot Caramel-Popcorn Bourbon Apple Cider

Anyone can pour a shot of bourbon into their hot cider—for something more interesting, try infusing the liquor with sweet, toasty caramel popcorn first. Once you’ve made the infused bourbon (which takes just a few minutes on the stove), all you need is the cider and a little pat of butter to float on top of each drink.

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Salty Maple Buttered Cider

Not sold on popcorn-infused bourbon? This darker, moodier butter-topped cider is spiked with dark rum instead, for a hot buttered rum–like feel, and it gets its sweetness from pure maple syrup rather than caramel. To contrast the rich, deep flavors of the drink, serve it in glasses rimmed with an eye-opening combination of lemon juice and Maldon salt.

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Peppery Ginger Cider

We don’t infuse the whiskey with anything fancy for this spiked cider, but we do give it an unexpected twist (or three) by stirring in sweet-and-spicy ginger liqueur, pouring it over rich Luxardo cherries, and finishing with freshly cracked black pepper, which reinforces the subtle burn of the ginger.

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Eve’s Addiction

If plain old cider just isn’t apple enough for you, you’ll fall in love with this aptly named fruity concoction. We triple down on the apple here by adding Granny Smiths and Applejack brandy, and mix in clementine orange and dried cranberries for even more fruity flavor. To balance the drink, we turn to a slew of spices: cinnamon, cloves, allspice, coriander, and black peppercorns.

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Boozy Hot Chocolate

Amaro Hot Chocolate

The best boozy hot chocolate starts with the best hot chocolate, so ditch the store-bought mixes and make it from scratch, using unsweetened cocoa powder, semisweet chocolate chips, and sugar. Once you’ve taken care of the basics, you can doctor the drink up as you’d like—here, we mix in a shot of amaro and top with homemade Angostura whipped cream. Try subbing fernet for amaro if you want a minty kick.

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Better Than Baileys Hot Chocolate

I rarely say no to a cup of cocoa spiked with Baileys, but you can make a much tastier drink by separating the liqueur into its component flavors—Amaretto, espresso powder, vanilla extract, and Irish whiskey—and adding each to your cocoa individually. Not only are the ingredients going to be better-quality that way, you can also adjust the ratios exactly to your liking.

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Guinness, Whiskey, and Baileys Hot Chocolate

I’m sure you’re familiar with the concept of spiking Guinness with Jameson and Baileys, so why not use all three to make a seriously boozy hot chocolate? The Baileys and whiskey can be added straight to the cocoa, but in order for the flavor of the beer to come through, you’ll need to reduce it into a concentrated syrup on the stovetop first.

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Salted Butterscotch Hot Chocolate

Forget commercial butterscotch sauce—it’s easy to make your own with nothing more than sugar and heavy cream. (Despite the name, butterscotch isn’t actually made with Scotch whisky, but we add a shot anyway, since we like the notes of smoke and vanilla it provides.) We use the butterscotch syrup two ways—most of it is mixed in with the hot chocolate, and the last bit is drizzled on top as a tantalizing garnish.

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Bacon, Bourbon, and Hazelnut Hot Chocolate

The peak of the all-bacon-all-the-time craze may be behind us, but the combination of bacon and chocolate is tasty enough to be more than a fad. To give this hazelnut hot chocolate as much smoky bacon flavor as possible, we emulsify rendered fat right into the drink before adding Frangelico, bourbon, whipped cream, chopped toasted hazelnuts—and the essential fried-bacon-strip garnish.

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Tequila Mint Hot Chocolate

Not all boozy hot chocolate recipes have to be quite so involved—this one just requires spiking the cocoa with tequila, a surprisingly appropriate partner for chocolate, and peppermint schnapps. Garnish each mug with mint leaves to complement the schnapps and give the cocoa a fresh, herbal aroma.

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Spicy Aztec Hot Chocolate With Chili, Cinnamon, and Mezcal

You could use tequila in this hot chocolate, too, but if you have mezcal on hand, we encourage you to try it instead—its smokiness works wonderfully with the dried ancho chili and cinnamon that give the cocoa its kick. If you don’t have mezcal, try substituting dark rum, which will give the drink some extra richness.

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Spiked Coffee

Just-Do-Ya (Hazelnut-Spiked Irish Coffee With Chocolate Whipped Cream)

As good as a classic Irish coffee may be, there’s more to spiked coffee than that. This version takes its inspiration from the flavors of Nutella (hence the name, a play on gianduia), replacing the usual whiskey with hazelnut-infused Frangelico and topping the drink off with chocolate whipped cream. We also add a tablespoon of simple syrup to each mug to take a little of the edge off the coffee.

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Everything Nice (Spiced-Rum Coffee With Butterscotch Whipped Cream)

In our opinion, the sugarcane sweetness and slight kick of spiced rum make it an even better partner than whiskey for coffee, so we put it to work in this Irish-coffee variation, topped with butterscotch whipped cream and a dusting of nutmeg. Malted milk powder and brown sugar in the whipped cream help simulate the slow-cooked flavor of traditional butterscotch.

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Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go (Fernet-Spiked Irish Coffee With Lemon Cream)

Fair warning: This recipe isn’t going to appeal to everyone, but it will speak to fans of the minty and bitter flavors of Fernet Branca. We start with coffee (already pretty bitter), then pour in the fernet and top the drink off with tangy lemon whipped cream. It’s certainly a more assertive combination than our other Irish-coffee recipes, but give it a chance and you might be surprised by how much you like it.

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Bittersweet Amaro- and Whiskey-Spiked Coffee

If you find Fernet Branca a little too intense, this bittersweet spiked coffee might be just the thing for you. This hot cocktail gets just enough bite from caramelly Amaro Averna and herbal, citrusy Gran Classico, while bourbon gives it a boozier kick and crème de cacao lends it rich sweetness. Look for a good-quality brand of crème de cacao, such as Tempus Fugit.

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Architects and Kings

This recipe also strives for a more balanced, bittersweet flavor, spiking the coffee with spicy rye whiskey, Luxardo Amaro Abano, and Angostura bitters. All those bitter flavors get nicely mellowed out with the addition of apple brandy, Demerara sugar, and a topping of whipped cream; stir a bit of the cream straight into the drink to soften it up even further.

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Other Hot Cocktails

Hot Ward 8 Cocktail

A classic chilled Ward 8 is made with rye, lemon and orange juice, and grenadine. Those fruit juices don’t work so well in a drink that has to be diluted with hot water, so to make this version, we replace them with a more intensely flavored oleosaccharum and a couple of ounces of orange curaçao. The grenadine is swapped out for pomegranate juice to give the drink a brighter flavor. This recipe makes a big batch—enough for eight cocktails—so it’s ideal for filling up a Thermos on a day of sledding, ice skating, or other winter fun.

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The Varnish’s Milk Punch

Clarified-milk punches haven’t been in the spotlight for a couple hundred years, but that just means this cocktail is super retro and therefore cool, right? Besides the clarified milk, we make this version with a lemon oleosaccharum, lemon juice, simple syrup, cognac, and rum, for a drink that’s both rich and citrusy.

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Are you looking for a healthier morning drink option?

Well, if you are trying to have a healthier year, then you might want to. If you are someone that likes to hit Starbucks each morning, then you might be surprised how many empty calories you are adding to your day.

Or even if you make your own coffee at home, do you use a lot of sugar and calorie-packed coffee creamers in the process?

Then you need to read this post. I’m going to bring you some of the internet’s healthiest, warm morning drinks to start your day off on a healthy foot.

Here are the healthy warm drinks you need in your morning routine:

1. Bulletproof Coffee

You absolutely love your morning cup of coffee and don’t think you could ever part with it, regardless of the health benefits. Then you’ll be happy to come across this option.

So this is still your morning coffee, but it is your morning coffee filled with lots of healthy options that you need to start your day off right.

To begin, you put grass-fed butter in your coffee. Then you use an immersion blender or a regular blender to turn this grass-fed butter into a frothy mixture.

But you can also add delicious flavor options like coconut oil to the drink as well to give it a little sweetness and a little more flavor.

Remember, if you need to add sugar to your coffee to use a healthier option like stevia.

Try this healthy warm drink to start your morning

2. Hot Lemon Water

This may sound like a bland way to start your morning, but I have heard from lots of healthy people that this is a great way to start your day.

In fact, my mom had a friend once that drank a glass of hot lemon water before each meal.

Besides the fact that hot lemon water can kick your immune system into overdrive, it can also help you with weight loss too.

So if you care more about the health benefits than exciting flavors, you might want to consider starting your day with hot lemon water.

Also, the post linked below will give you ten great reasons you should consider starting your day with this hot beverage.

Try this healthy warm drink to start your morning

3. Bulletproof Hot Chocolate

As many people that love their morning coffee, there are still quite a few that like to start their day with hot chocolate too.

But many people feel like they have to give this up when they embrace a healthy lifestyle.

Well, thanks to this bulletproof recipe that isn’t the case anymore. Though this recipe doesn’t include grass-fed butter, it does add delicious coconut oil.

Plus, you still get your chocolate, almond milk, and optional whipped cream too. It is a delicious way to start your day on a healthy foot.

Try this healthy warm drink to start your morning

4. Dairy Free Strawberry White Hot Chocolate

If I’m honest, my favorite hot chocolate is white hot chocolate. I love the sweetness of white chocolate. It makes a rich and creamy drink.

So that is why this drink automatically caught my attention. It is said to be both vegan and paleo, which is excellent for people trying to lead these lifestyles.

But if you have to skip the hot chocolate generally because you have a dairy allergy, then you’ll be glad to partake in this recipe as well.

However, the fact that this is a strawberry white hot chocolate makes it all the more interesting as well.

So if you need a paleo, vegan, or even dairy-friendly hot chocolate recipe to start your day, then try this one that also has white chocolate and strawberry thrown into the mix as well.

Try this healthy warm drink to start your morning

5. Superfood Hot Chocolate

This is another delicious hot chocolate recipe for the health conscious. Don’t think that just because you are embracing a healthy lifestyle that you have to give up old treats.

Instead, you just have to find ways to make those old treats a little healthier. Like with this recipe, where they included coconut oil, turmeric, maca, cinnamon, and non-dairy milk to make the base.

Then you can feel right about starting your day with this hot drink. It is giving your body some wonderful nutrients from those superfoods, and you are getting to indulge in chocolate.

Try this healthy warm drink to start your morning

6. Happy Hormones Hot Chocolate

A lot of women are embracing a healthier lifestyle because they have autoimmune diseases that all began with an imbalance in their hormones.

So they scour the internet looking for recipes to substitute their usual go-to recipes in order to make their hormones happier.

Well, that is exactly what this beverage does. It gives you a great hot drink perfect to start your morning with, that includes foods that will help with hormone balance.

So if you’d like a hot chocolate drink that also includes maca, coconut oil, and turmeric, then this could be your new go-to breakfast beverage.

Try this healthy warm drink to start your day

7. The Turmeric Latte

Turmeric has many incredible health benefits. That is why so many people are finding new and interesting ways to fit more of it into their diet.

Well, this turmeric latte is one of those new and delicious ways.

So this recipe calls for milk (you can use either dairy or non-dairy options.) Then you put some turmeric in the drink.

Also, you’ll need ginger, vanilla extract, and some maple syrup or honey to finish it off. From there you have a healthy and delicious warm drink to start your day off right.

Try this healthy warm drink to start your day

8. Gut Healing Cinnamon Coconut Latte

It is becoming more and more common knowledge that if you want a healthy immune system, then it should begin with your gut.

But how do you create and maintain a healthy gut? Or how do you heal an unhealthy gut?

Well, one way is to include this hot beverage as part of your morning routine. It contains coffee, ghee, and collagen peptides.

So if this sounds like an interesting, tasty, and healthy way to start off your day, then you absolutely must try this dink.

Try this healthy warm drink to start your day

9. 42 Calorie Almond Milk Hot Chocolate

I realize that everyone’s idea of what is a healthy start to their day varies. Some people want to include more healthy fats in their diets.

Then you have others that want to find ways to slide in more superfoods without feeling like they are eating constantly.

Lastly, you have people that are looking for low-calorie options to start their day off on a foot that will allow them to stay within a set calorie range.

So if you fall in that last group, then you’ll want to check out this hot chocolate. It is made with almond milk and has only 42 calories, which is a great low-calorie way to start your day off.

Try this healthy warm drink to start your day

10. Vanilla Matcha Green Tea Latte

This drink is one that certainly caught my eye. I love to start my day off with green tea.

So when I saw that this drink also included matcha in it, I knew it must be shared. This is an amazing drink that can be made to be vegan as well (she lists options in the recipe.)

Well, if you love green tea and you’d like an interesting way to start your day, then consider making this delicious recipe that includes vanilla almond milk, green tea, matcha, sweetener, and optional whip cream. Sounds delicious, doesn’t it?

Try this healthy warm drink to start your day

11. A Healing Chai Latte

This latte is filled with lots of anti-inflammatory properties that we all could use more of in our lives.

So this drink includes spices like turmeric, cinnamon, and ginger. It also calls for lemon and raw honey, which also has incredible healing properties as well.

What does all of this mean for you? If you are following a vegan diet, (or if you aren’t) you can now have a drink that will not only start your day off with a warm beverage, but this beverage will be one that will also heal your body too.

Try this healthy warm drink to start your day

12. Vegan Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Are you a huge fan of your morning hot chocolate? Would you like it to appeal to your vegan lifestyle?

And would you like to add a little mint flavor to your beverage too?

Well, if so, then this recipe could be just right for you. It includes rich and decadent chocolate while also containing the added flavor or eye-opening mint.

So if you need a healthy and refreshing way to start your day, then consider this minty vegan hot chocolate.

Try this healthy warm drink to start your day

13. Pink Beet Latte

More people are trying to consume beets because of the nutrients and vitamins they can efficiently provide to your body.

But have you ever considered making beets part of your morning beverage? If not, that will now change thanks to this recipe.

So you just need some beetroot, ginger, non-dairy milk, raw honey, cinnamon, and vanilla extract, then you’ll have a delicious drink.

Which means, if you’d like a healthy and tasty morning beverage, then you should check out this recipe.

Try this healthy warm drink to start your day

Well, you now have 13 different options for warm beverages that are also a healthy way to start your day.

Hopefully, you’ll now have quite a few options to choose from when picking your new morning beverage.

But I’d love to hear from you. What healthy beverage do you start your day with? What health benefits does it offer you?

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Now, usually we tell you to use cold water and chill your infusions before serving, to release all the lovely flavours. But sometimes, a change is as good as a rest, and we’ve been looking at some warm water recipes for you.

Warm water is renowned for being an excellent metabolism kickstart in the morning, which is why a slice of lemon in a cup of warm water is the best thing you can drink when getting out of bed. Here are a few other ideas for you to try throughout the day – just promise us that you’ll use boiled water that’s been allowed to cool to a drinkable temperature. Our bottles are hardy, but they don’t like being scalded!

  1. Lemon and Ginger

INGREDIENTS: ½ lemon, sliced. Drizzle of honey, to taste. 2cm piece of fresh ginger, chopped.

METHOD: As we said in the intro, one of the best things you can drink on waking up is warm lemon water. It gears up your metabolism for the day, and the lemon has antibacterial, antiviral and immune-boosting properties making it a fabulous winter drink.

Simply allow boiling water to cool slightly, then pour it over slices of lemon. Drizzle some honey over the top and add some finely diced ginger for an extra kick, if you like.

  1. Peachy Green Tea

INGREDIENTS: 1 green tea bag. 1 small peach, chopped.

METHOD: Green tea is super rich in antioxidants, and adding fruit to it gives a new dimension to the flavour. Otherwise, it’d just be a cup of herbal tea now, wouldn’t it?! Simply add the tea bag to boiling water in a jug, allow to infuse for five minutes, and remove the teabag. Once the water is slightly cooled, add the peach to the chamber of your bottle and pour over the water.

  1. Apple, Vanilla and Cinnamon Medley

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 a red apple, chopped. 1 cinnamon stick. 1 vanilla pod, scored, or 2 drops vanilla extract.

METHOD: Add the apple to the chamber of your bottle and poke the cinnamon stick and vanilla pod (if using) into the centre. Screw to the lid and pour over the warm water, shaking gently to release the flavours.

This is a great infusion for the winter months, where the subtle spices tickle the tastebuds and the apple delivers a hit of vitamin C. The combination in this drink can help to ward off a host of seasonal germs.

  1. Mint Madness

INGREDIENTS: 1 mint tea bag. 4 mint leaves, crushed. 10 blueberries, crushed.

METHOD: Make up a jug of mint tea, allowing the bag to sit undisturbed for 5 minutes. Then, remove the bag and pour the water into your bottle. Add the mint leaves and the blueberries to the chamber of your bottle and screw on the lid.

If lemon and ginger water is a great way to start the day, then this one is perfect for drinking in the evening or after your main meal. That’s because mint is a superb digestion aid, and it helps with trapped wind too. The blueberries are rich in vitamin C and antioxidants, and their subtle flavour will seep into the mint even more if you crush them before adding to your chamber.

  1. Cranberry Cocktail

INGREDIENTS: 250ml cranberry juice combined with 150ml apple juice, heated. ½ orange, sliced. 1 teaspoon mixed spice. Drizzle of honey, to taste.

METHOD: Add boiling water to the fruit juices in a jug and stir in the spice. Lay the slices of orange into the chamber of your bottle, and once slightly cooled, pour in the liquid. Drizzle the honey in and shake the bottle gently to mix the spices into the juice.

Cranberry juice is a brilliant little powerhouse, primarily known for providing relief from urinary tract infections. It also helps to inhibit certain strains of the Haemophilus influenza, which is a common cause of ear and respiratory infections in children. This infusion is therefore fantastic for little ones, with the honey giving a sweeter edge to the spice.

Yummy Warm Drinks for Kids

Warm up those cold little fingers with a toasty hot beverage. These recipes are good for winter time, but can be enjoyed during all temperatures!

Hot Vanilla Milk

This is is an excellent, healthier alternative to hot chocolate. The recipe is simple: heat milk over low heat in a saucepan, add a teaspoon of agave sweetener or sugar, and sprinkle with nutmeg, pumpkin and or cinnamon spice. Go to this source for more details.

“Better Than Starbucks” Caramel Apple Cider

Apple Cider is a classic that can’t be missed! Who can turn down a creamy, caramelly mug of apple deliciousness? This recipe recommends 100% pure pressed apple juice to achieve ultimate flavor. Full recipe here.

Coconut Hot Chocolate: Dairy free alternative

If you’re searching for something lactose-free, this recipe does not rely on milk as the main ingredient and provides a specifically dairy fee version. Source.

Butterscotch Butterbeer

For the magically-minded, we’ve included this creative recipe inspired by J.K. Rowling’s butterbeer, a favorite beverage of Harry Potter and many other wizards. Best described, this (non-alcoholic) yummy drink is meant to taste like warm, fizzy, liquid butterscotch. Try it out!

Strawberry Sweethearts Cocoa

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, you may be on the lookout for heart-felt treats. This recipe includes strawberry ice cream and is rumored to taste like chocolate-covered strawberries. Source.

Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

We saved the perhaps heartiest yummy drink for last. This one is for all of the peanut butter lovers out there (kids and adults alike). Stir milk chocolate bars and peanut butter into hot milk, then top with whipped cream and chocolate sauce. More details here.

Kid friendly hot drinks, to warm you up on a chilly night, or after a fun night of Trick or Treat or Christmas caroling!

When the snow starts to fly, use the recipes again, making a batch before you head out for a family sleigh ride.

If you don’t live in a cold weather area, these recipes will still come in handy to get rid of the chills during cold and flu season.

If you’d like to save all of these recipes for kid friendly hot drinks in one place, use the collage to pin them to your favorite Pinterest board. Otherwise, you can click on any of the links or photos below to get the recipes and pin them individually.

Do you have any favorite recipes for kid friendly hot drinks?

If so, please share them with me in the comments. I’m always on the hunt for new recipes to try!

Hot Lemonade AND Hot Chocolate

Because they warm you up and calm a scratchy throat, both of these recipes are worth making. They are soothing, healing drinks for during the cold and flu season.

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Rocky Road Hot Chocolate

I believe there’s something magical about marshmallows as they melt into a mug of hot chocolate. This hot chocolate is the perfect warmer upper!

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Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

Oh my. With kid friendly hot drinks this sweet and delicious in your house, you may not even need to go Trick or Treating!

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Slow Cooker Hot Spiced Apple Cider

Fall weather and recipes with apples go hand in hand, and when you heat apple cider in the slow cooker with warm spices, you’ll be falling for Fall!

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White Hot Chocolate

When you come into the house after walking through a snow storm, wrap your hands around a mug of this and whisk your chills away.

Warm Winter Drinks for Kids

Wintertime means making snow angels, building forts, and throwing epic snowball fights. Even Californians get a little rain, worthy of griping. So to welcome your kids back into the house after a long, cold play outside, here are the best sweet, hot drinks that are both kid- and adult-friendly.

Mexican Hot Chocolate with Dulce de Leche Cream

This creamy Mexican hot chocolate has an optional kick for adults in that decadent dulce de leche!

Make Mexican Hot Chocolate with Dulce de Leche Cream.

Hot Apple Cider with Honey-Rum Marshmallows

Kids will drink anything with marshmallows, but these fluffy mounds of honey-rum extract are a happy surprise.

Make Hot Apple Cider with Honey-Rum Marshmallows.

Hot Toffee Chocolate

If someone took a candy bar and melted it into a hot chocolate drink, this would be the result.

Make Hot Toffee Chocolate.

Melted Ice Cream Cocoa

Melted. Ice. Cream. Cocoa. ’Nuff said.

Make Melted Ice Cream Cocoa.

Peppermint Hot Chocolate

The flavors of the season are alive and bright in this hot chocolate that puts all those leftover candy canes to use!

Make Peppermint Hot Chocolate

— Jen Genova, Babble

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