21 Delicious Hot Chocolates You Must Make This Winter

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We love freshly fallen snow and cute scarves as much as the next girl. But sometimes, all the cold weather and heavy layers can get us feeling a bit...down. Which is how we know it's time to curl up with a cup of hot chocolate and get our spirits up (and our fingers warm).

And since the winter can get long and dark, we've collected some of our favorite hot chocolate recipes from around the Web, so you'll haven plenty of delicious drinks to sip on till spring.
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Classic Hot Cocoa
Sometimes it's hard to beat the original.
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Kahlua Hot Chocolate
This drink is still delicious if you omit the splash of Kahlua at the end. But then again, why would you?
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Simple Vegan Hot Chocolate
All you need is five minutes and four ingredients to make this vegan hot cocoa.
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Boozy Orange Hot Chocolate
Chocolate and orange is already a great combo, and the addition of booze only makes this hot chocolate even more delicious.
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Homemade Hot Chocolate
Anyone can make this super simple three-ingredient cup of cocoa.
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Chai Hot Chocolate
Make your wintry beverage even more delicious by combining the two ultimate comforting hot drinks — chai and hot chocolate.
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Caramel Hot Chocolate
Switch up your classic creamy hot chocolate with the addition of decadent caramel.
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Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate
All you need is a blender to create a decadent hot chocolate that packs a serious peanut-butter punch.
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Mexican Hot Chocolate
If hot chocolate alone isn't enough to get you warm, the addition of some cayenne pepper in this Mexican hot chocolate will be sure to do the trick.
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Cheesecake Hot Chocolate
Proving that white chocolate doesn't have to be boring, this hot chocolate is pure, drinkable cheesecake in a mug.
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Spicy Raw Cocoa
Topping off this simple yet delicious hot cocoa with a candy cane isn't required — but we think maybe it should be.
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Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix
DIY hot chocolate mix is the perfect gift for everyone on your list, all winter long.
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Red Wine Hot Chocolate
Your winter happy hours will get a whole lot cozier with this adult twist on a childhood classic.
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Red Velvet Hot Chocolate
Enjoy all the deliciousness of a red velvet cake, no baking required.
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Mint Hot Chocolate
Mixing mint chocolate chips into hot milk makes for an easy mint hot chocolate hack.
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Chocolate Marshmallow Rumchata
Trade in regular hot chocolate for this boozy treat.
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Boozy Raspberry Hot Chocolate
A little Chambord makes this raspberry hot chocolate extra cozy.
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Gingerbread Hot Chocolate
This drink combines our two favorite things about the holidays — gingerbread cookies and hot chocolate!
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Nutella Hot Chocolate
Nutella makes everything better, hot chocolate definitely included.
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Black Cherry And Bourbon Hot Chocolate
The perfect wintry treat for grown-up guests this winter.
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Boozy Pumpkin White Hot Chocolate
Missing pumpkin season? Us, too! But you can travel back to the holiday months with this hot, boozy beverage.