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Grinch Hot Chocolate Recipe

Grinch Hot Chocolate Recipe

If How the Grinch Stole Christmas is your favorite Christmas movie, you have to try this easy Grinch hot chocolate recipe! Delicious green hot chocolate made right on the stove top, topped with whipped cream and of course red candy hearts!

What better way to get into the Christmas spirit this time of year than with a mug of hot chocolate? Who doesn’t like chocolate during the holidays? And who doesn’t love some grinch-themed fun this time of year? 

That’s right – you guessed it – we’ve got just what you need this holiday season to make your next cup of cocoa extra special: Grinch Hot Chocolate! This recipe will warm up anyone on those cold winter days, getting you right into the holiday spirit.

This Grinch Hot Chocolate recipe is perfect to make on a cold Christmas Eve night watching tone of our favorite movies, the classic Dr Seuss Grinch movie!

Make sure not to forget about reading Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas or some bake some Grinch themed cookies, too – they’ll be so much fun and go well with each other after all that indulging in cocoa-based delights! 

grinch white hot chocolate


How to make How the Grinch Stole Christmas Hot Chocolate:

You will need: 

6 cups milk

1 cup heavy whipping cream

1 can sweetened condensed milk

12 oz. bag of white chocolate chips

Green gel food coloring

Whipped cream or mini marshmallows for topping

Jumbo heart sprinkles for topping

grinch hot chocolate ingredients

In a large pot, heat milk, heavy whipping cream, and sweetened condensed milk over medium-low heat until hot and steamy.

Stir in white chocolate chips and ¼ tsp green gel food coloring. 

grinch hot chocolate

Reduce the heat slightly and stir until the chips have melted. Remove from heat and serve immediately. 

Top your delicious grinch hot cocoa with whipped cream or miniature marshmallows, and a jumbo heart sprinkle as the Grinch’s heart.

grinch hot chocolate

Variations

Need more ideas to stick with the fun Grinch theme? 

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Grinch White Hot Chocolate
grinch white hot chocolate

Grinch Hot Chocolate Recipe

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
If How the Grinch Stole Christmas is your favorite Christmas movie, you have to try this easy Grinch hot chocolate recipe! Delicious green hot chocolate made right on the stove top, topped with whipped cream and of course red candy hearts!

Ingredients

  • 6 cups milk
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 12 oz. bag of white chocolate chips
  • Green gel food coloring
  • Whipped cream or miniature marshmallows for topping
  • Jumbo heart sprinkles for topping

Instructions

In a large pot, heat milk, heavy whipping cream, and sweetened condensed milk over medium heat until hot and steamy.

Stir in white chocolate chips and ¼ tsp green gel food coloring.

Reduce the heat slightly and stir until chips have melted.

Remove your Hot Chocolate from heat and serve immediately.

Top the Grinch Hot Chocolate with whipped cream or miniature marshmallows, and a jumbo heart sprinkle for some festive Grinchy fun.

Notes

Variations

If you don't want the food coloring, omit that and then you'll just have white hot chocolate.

You can also use green candy melts to achieve the green color. 

You can make this hot chocolate recipe in the slow cooker too!  

Add a few teaspoons of vanilla extract or peppermint extract.

Garnish your hot cocoa with extra chocolate, crushed candy canes, red sprinkles, green sprinkles or an assortment of holiday sprinkles.

Adults can add peppermint schnapps or white chocolate liqueur

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