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Big-Batch Slow Cooker Caramel Hot Cocoa

Prep Time: 10 Minute(s)
Cook Time: 1 Hour(s) 30 Minute(s)
Yield: 9 cups


  • 1/2 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 (11.5 oz.) jar Smucker's® Simple Delight™ Salted Caramel Topping, plus additional for garnish
  • 8 cups whole milk
  • Whipped cream or mini marshmallows


  1. PLACE cocoa in 4 tor 6-quart slow cooker. Whisk in water gradually until completely smooth.
  2. ADD 1 jar caramel topping to cocoa mixture. Whisk in milk until blended.
  3. COVER and cook on HIGH setting 1 1/2 hours or until hot, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat setting to LOW. To serve, ladle into mugs. Garnish with whipped cream or marshmallows. Drizzle with additional caramel topping.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size (1/9 of recipe), Calories 450 (Calories from Fat 160), Total Fat 18g (Saturated Fat 11g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 40mg, Sodium 310mg, Total Carbohydrate 64g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 50g), Protein 10g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 35%, Iron 4%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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