Double-Decadent-Peanut-Butter-Hot-Chocolate Prep time: 5 minutesPrint recipe
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Makes: 2 servings

Canadians love their double doubles. So treat yourself to our "double double" - double the peanuts, double the chocolate! This sumptuous drink blends the classic peanut butter and chocolate pairing for a heart-warming drink for those young and old to enjoy.


3 tbsp (45 mL) unsweetened cocoa powder

3 tbsp (45 mL) granulated sugar

2 cups (500 mL) milk or soy milk

¼ cup (60 mL) smooth peanut butter

2 oz (60 g) bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped

1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla

Garnish (optional):

lightly sweetened whipped cream

4 mini peanut butter cups, coarsely chopped

1 tsp (5 mL) coarsely chopped peanuts


Place cocoa powder and sugar in a medium saucepan. Gradually whisk in milk. Set over medium heat.

Stir in peanut butter and chocolate, stirring until milk is hot, and peanut butter and chocolate have melted, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.

Garnish with whipped cream. Sprinkle with peanut butter cups and chopped peanuts, if desired.


Per serving (without optional garnish): 620 calories, 35 g fat (14 g saturated fat, 0.2 g trans fat, 12 g monounsaturated fat, 4 g polyunsaturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 19 g protein, 56 g carbohydrate, 8 g fibre, 40 g sugars, 260 mg sodium.

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