​Recipe: Bourbon Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

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The New York-based Peanut Butter & Co. sells a variety of peanut butter flavors, including Dark Chocolate Dreams peanut butter.

Alejandra Ramos, of alwaysorderdessert.com, turned mixologist to concoct a festive drink for a nutty New Year's celebration: "This recipe is for a winter dessert cocktail of peanut butter hot chocolate (made with Dark Chocolate Dreams) and spiked with bourbon, garnished with marshmallows."

Recipe courtesy of Peanut Butter & Co. and alwaysorderdessert.com.

Bourbon Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate
Serves: 2

2 cups whole milk
¾ cup semisweet chocolate chips
¼ cup Dark Chocolate Dreams peanut butter
3 ounces bourbon (you can substitute rum or whiskey)
Mini marshmallows for garnish


Combine milk, chocolate chips and peanut butter in a saucepan over low heat. Whisk continuously until the chocolate chips and peanut butter are melted and the hot chocolate is smooth and steaming. Remove from heat.

Divide into two mugs and stir in bourbon in each mug. Garnish with a pile of mini marshmallows. Serve immediately.

To watch Alejandra Ramos and Caroline Wright demonstrate this recipe, click on the video player below.

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