Hot Peppermint Mocha Shots add 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.
- 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)
CUT vanilla bean in half lengthwise. Using back of knife, scrape along inside of vanilla bean to collect seeds.
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 morsels; whisk until smooth, slightly thickened and hot.
DIVIDE mixture between 6 small coffee cups or tall shot glasses; top with dollop of whipped cream. Serve immediately.
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This was a great use of the Peppermint Mocha flavor. The peppermint flavor wasn't too overwhelming, but you could still taste it. I replaced the water with 1 cup of whole milk for a creamier drink. It did take a little more effort to make than other drinks, but it was worth it. ~Lindsey, member of the Brew Crew
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