Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

Makes 3 (1-cup) servings



1 cup skim milk
4 ounces white baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
2 cups half-and-half (or, use whole milk + heavy whipping cream)
1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Peppermint Extract
Whipped cream and/or marshmallows, optional



In medium saucepan over medium-high heat, add milk and chopped chocolate. Stir until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth.

Stir in half-and-half and peppermint extract. Cook and stir until heated through.

Pour into serving cups. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream and/or marshmallows, if desired.