While you may have never thought about adding bacon to your hot cocoa before, this bacon hazelnut hot chocolate recipe will have you thinking differently! Make this delectable drink in a slow cooker for an even, well-heated beverage made with silky sweet chocolate.
slices of bacon
cups cocoa powder
oz milk chocolate chips
oz semi-sweet milk chocolate chips
cups hazelnut spread
In a small skillet over medium/high heat, cook the bacon until crispy. Remove the bacon to a paper towel lined plate. Reserve 2 tablespoons of bacon grease.
To the slow cooker pot, add the cocoa powder, milk, chocolate chips, hazelnut spread and grease. Stir to combine.
Cook on low for 30 to 60 minutes, stirring occasionally. Whisk well before serving.
When serving, ladle hot chocolate into a mug and top with whipped cream and chopped bacon.