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Milky Way Hot Chocolate Recipe

My delicious Milky Way hot chocolate recipe really is heaven in a cup and is sure to put a smile on your face on a winter day. Made with Milky Way Minis, steamed milk, and ready to fill your favorite holiday mug, this quick and easy hot chocolate recipe is the perfect Christmas treat.
Course Dessert, Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword candy, chocolate, christmas, drink, holiday drink, holiday ornament, hot chocolate, milky way, winter
Prep Time 2 minutes
Active Time 3 minutes
5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Makes 1
Calories 335kcal
Author Angie Holden


  • Microwave

What You Will Need

  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 6 Milky Way Minis
  • 1 tsp dark chocolate optional


  • Pour the milk into a glass.
  • Unwrap and break the Milky Way bars into halves.
  • Place Milky Way pieces into the milk.
  • Microwave the mixture in 30-second intervals, stirring after each.
  • Repeat until Milky Way candy bars are melted (mine took 2 minutes). Grate dark chocolate over the top of the hot chocolate if desired. Then enjoy your amazing Milky Way hot chocolate!


NOTE: If your mug is not large enough to hold 1 1/4 cup of milk, start with 1 cup of milk and 5 Milky Way minis.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 335kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 176mg | Potassium: 438mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 494IU | Calcium: 375mg | Iron: 1mg