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Hot Cocoa for One

Hot Cocoa for OneIt's quick and easy to enjoy the incredible rich flavor of a cup of homemade hot cocoa.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 to 3 teaspoons HERSHEY'S Cocoa
Dash salt
1 cup milk
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cooking Directions:

  1. Mix sugar, cocoa and salt in large mug.
  2. Heat milk in microwave at HIGH (100%) 1 1/2 minutes or until hot.
  3. Gradually add hot milk to cocoa mixture in mug, stirring until well blended.
  4. Stir in vanilla and enjoy.

Makes 1 serving.


  • Rich and Adult: Increase cocoa to 2 tablespoons; follow recipe above.
  • Lower Fat: Use nonfat milk; follow recipe above.
  • Sugar Free: Omit sugar. Combine cocoa and salt. Proceed as above, using nonfat milk. Stir in vanilla and sugar substitute with sweetening equivalence of 2 tablespoons sugar.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the Hershey Kitchens, and reprinted with permission of The Hershey Company. © The Hershey Company.