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I am excited to share with you one of my favorite fall drinks that you make and keep warm in your crock pot!

I call it Crock Pot Hot-NOT-Chocolate 😉

Now, don’t get me wrong… I LOVE me a good hot chocolate with a handful of mini marshmallows or better yet a nice dollop of whipped cream on top. But, sometimes a girl is in the mood for a hot beverage of a different variety.

Crock Pot NOT Chocolate

And this recipe hits the spot around the campfire or after a late night hay ride… or even this winter after a day in the snow.

All you do is throw a half gallon of whole milk into the slow cooker at a few ingredients and pop it on low for a few hours and soon you’ll have deliciousness in a mug!

You can make this a million different ways by substituting out the extracts for other ones or adding different add ins. Below is an almond flavored version that would have been made perfect if I had just had a cherry to put on top ;).

Psst… One version I can’t wait to try is using a little peppermint extract and candy canes as stirrers and I just might get around to it this holiday season!

However you whip it, Crock Pot Hot-Not-Chocolate is sure to keep you and yours warm and toasty. Enjoy!

Crock Pot Hot-Not-Chocolate

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 2 hours

Yield: 8

Crock Pot Hot-Not-Chocolate

Great alternative to hot chocolate on those chilly fall and winter nights!


  • 1/2 Gallon Whole Milk
  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 2 T Pure Almond Extract
  • Garnish- Whipped Cream, Cinnamon and Maraschino Cherries


  1. Mix all the ingredients in a slow cooker until sugar disolves.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 2 hours.
  3. Garnish as desired.