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Hot Peppermint Mocha Shots

Hot Peppermint Mocha ShotsAdd a peppermint kick and hint of coffee to your cocoa for a grown-up version of a childhood favorite. This tasty winter warmer is a rich and decadent party pleaser.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 vanilla bean or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup water
3/4 cup Peppermint Mocha Flavor NESTLÉ COFFEE-MATE Liquid Coffee Creamer*
1/2 cup (3 ounces) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Dark Chocolate Morsels
Whipped cream (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cut vanilla bean in half lengthwise. Using back of knife, scrape along inside of vanilla bean to collect seeds.
  2. Heat water to boiling in small, heavy-duty saucepan. Add seeds from vanilla bean or vanilla extract; heat for 1 minute. Reduce heat to medium. Add Coffee-mate and chocolate morsels; whisk until smooth, slightly thickened and hot.
  3. Divide mixture between 6 small coffee cups or tall shot glasses; top with dollop of whipped cream. Serve immediately.

Makes 6 servings.

*NESTLÉ COFFEE-MATE Holiday Flavors are available late September through early January each year.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 170 Calories from Fat: 90 Total Fat: 10 g Saturated Fat: 4 g Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 10 mg Carbohydrates: 21 g Dietary Fiber: 1 g Sugars: 18 g Protein: 1 g

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.