Slow Cooker Egg Nog Hot Cocoa

Hot cocoa is a staple here in the midwest during the winter. And why not make it even creamier by adding egg nog? This Slow Cooker Egg Nog Hot Cocoa is sure to be a crowd pleaser over this cold winter!

Slow Cooker Egg Nog Hot Cocoa: you can make on stove top too! It's so creamy and delicious!

I don’t know about you, but I hate being cold. I would much rather be sweating in 100 degree weather than shivering.

It’s funny because my husband seems to be the opposite.

Now that we have moved back home (to Chicago) my kids are REALLY looking forward to some snowy days. Sledding and snowman building are high on their list of activities for this winter.

It’s not that it didn’t snow in Ohio (Cincinnati), we just didn’t get it often. And when it would snow, we didn’t get much of it.

I love that my kids are old enough now though to take off to the sledding hill by themselves. I don’t have to shiver in the cold and pretend to enjoy it.

Don’t mistake this as bad parenting. I love my kids. And often I’m sure many of us find ourselves “enjoying” things that really don’t entertain us. I mean, I love that my girls played pretend and house, but I didn’t necessarily “enjoy” the fake cup of tea they handed me. GIVE ME THE REAL THING GIRLS!!

Slow Cooker Egg Nog Hot Cocoa: you can make on stove top too! It's so creamy and delicious!

Kidding. But I’m not joking about being cold. Now, my kiddos can go have fun and mom can stay cozy and warm drinking coffee.

Or in today’s case, hot cocoa!

And not just any hot cocoa. This one is spiked with Egg Nog. (love how I say spiked, as if it’s alcoholic).

The egg nog adds such a creamy, interesting flavor to this cocoa. I love it!

And you put it all in the slow cooker, so it’s ready when the kids come in from the cold. Or, heat it in a saucepan and enjoy immediately. Your call!

Feel free to top it with whipped cream (or marshmallows). Or make frozen whipped cream, like I did here. However you garnish it, just enjoy!

Slow Cooker Egg Nog Hot Cocoa: you can make on stove top too! It's so creamy and delicious!

Do you follow me on Social Media? Be sure to click on the links below!

Facebook | Twitter |Pinterest | instagram 

Yield: 8 servings

Slow Cooker Egg Nog Hot Cocoa


  • 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp rum flavoring
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 cup egg nog
  • 5 cup water
  • whipped cream, optional
  • ground nutmeg, optional


  1. In a large slow cooker, add sweetened condensed milk, cocoa powder, vanilla, rum flavoring, cinnamon and kosher salt. Whisk together.
  2. Add egg nog and water, stirring until combined. Heat on low for 4 hours. Stir occasionally.
  3. Or, heat everything in a saucepan over low heat. Once warm, serve with whipped cream and a pinch of nutmeg. ENJOY

 Hot Chocolate Santa Hat Brownies- hot cocoa mix in the brownies, topped with #coolwhipfrosting #santa #christmas

 Santa Hat Brownies: Add hot cocoa to these brownies and top with a whipped cream santa hat!

Hot Cocoa Muddy Buddies

 Hot Cocoa Muddy Buddies: the perfect lazy day snack idea!!

Hot Choc-colada: a spiked holiday drink #pinacolada #hotchocolate

Hot Choc-Colada: my favorite holiday spiked drink; a cross between hot chocolate and pina colada


About Aimee

Aimee is a dessert lover (specifically rice krispie treats), workout enthusiast, self-taught foodie, and recipe creator.

Learn more about Aimee.

Affiliate Disclosure:**There may be affiliate links in this post! By clicking on them, or purchasing recommended items I may receive a small compensation. However, I only recommend products I love! Thank you for supporting Shugary Sweets! See my disclosure policy for more info**

Get My Free Email Course
Become a Better Baker—no more box mixes! Discovery your new “signature” desserts!


Tags: ,

Posted on November 15, 2014

Comments & Reviews

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published.