The best cookie butter hot chocolate is creamy, comforting, and sweet. Learn how to make it in under 10 minutes with just a few ingredients!
And if you enjoy this recipe, you'll love my cookie butter chai latte!
Why You'll Love this Recipe
Quick & Easy - Make hot chocolate with cookie butter at home in just 10 minutes on the stove top. No fancy tools or techniques required!
One Pot Recipe - White chocolate and cookie butter is part drinking chocolate, part dessert. And with only one pan, cleanup is a breeze!
Cozy Cookie Butter Flavor - Cookie butter flavor comes all the way through in this recipe, highlighted with sweet warming spices, vanilla, and a pinch of sea salt for balance.
We love flavored hot chocolate recipes around here. Red wine hot chocolate and bourbon-spiked gingerbread hot cocoa are favorites for the grown folks. And don't sleep on my peppermint hot chocolate made in the crockpot!
What You'll Need for this Recipe
Milk and Heavy Cream make this simple cookie butter hot chocolate rich and luscious with velvety smooth texture.
Cookie Butter - I recommend creamy cookie butter instead of crunchy for this recipe. Grab a jar of your favorite brand of cookie butter, including Speculoos spread, Biscoff, and store brand cookie butter.
Check out the recipe card below for full ingredients list, measurements, nutrition facts, and step-by-step instructions!
Substitutions & Variations
Chocolate - White hot chocolate has a great, mild flavor that allows the cookie butter to shine but you can also use milk chocolate or dark chocolate instead. Using chocolate chips or chocolate bars works.
Stove Top or Crockpot - Make this cookie butter hot chocolate from scratch quickly on the stove top or go hands-off in the crock pot or slow cooker to serve a group.
Decorations - Serve this hot chocolate with lots of whipped cream, crumbled Lotus cookies and even drizzles of warmed cookie butter spread. Feel free to get creative!
Vegan Friendly - Make your cookie butter hot chocolate vegan by using plant-based chocolate, cream, and milk.
How to Make Hot Chocolate with Cookie Butter on Stove
Step One: Add all ingredients to a small saucepan over medium heat.
Step Two: Stir until mixture is dissolved and combined.
Step Three: Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until thickened and bubbling but not boiling.
Step Four: Remove from heat and divide mixture between three mugs.
Pro Tip: Don't bring the mixture to a boil so as not to burn the chocolate.
Step Five: Serve with whipped cream, cookies pieces, and whatever else you desire.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. I recommend using a dark liquor like whiskey or spiced rum. Stir half a shot per serving into the saucepan just before removing from the heat.
Allow the hot chocolate to cool to room temp then transfer it to an airtight container and refrigerate. It will keep for up to four days.
You can reheat this hot chocolate in the microwave in a heat-safe mug or on the stove in a small saucepan.
More Favorite Hot Chocolate Recipes
I hope you'll enjoy cookie butter hot chocolate with a couple of friends soon and very soon. And sharing is caring so be sure to pin this recipe over on Pinterest. Thanks for reading!
The Best Cookie Butter Hot Chocolate
- 1 saucepan
- 1 kitchen spoon
- 2 cups milk
- ¾ cup heavy cream
- 4 ounces white chocolate
- ⅓ cup cookie butter
- ¾ teaspoon sea salt
- ½ teaspoon nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Add milk, heavy cream, white chocolate, cookie butter, sea salt, nutmeg, and vanilla extract to a small saucepan over medium heat.
- Cook until cookie butter and white chocolate melt, stirring to dissolve and combine the ingredients (about five minutes).
- Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for about five minutes or until thickened and bubbling (not boiling).
- Remove from heat and divide hot chocolate evenly between three mugs. Serve with whipped cream, marshmallows and Lotus biscoff cookies, if desired.