Double Decadent Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

Canadians love their double doubles. So treat yourself to our "double double" - double the peanuts, double the chocolate! This sumptuous drink blends the classic peanut butter and chocolate pairing for a heart-warming drink for those young and old to enjoy.

  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 5 minutes
  • Makes: 2 servings


Hot Chocolate

3 tbsp (45 mL) unsweetened cocoa powder
3 tbsp (45 mL) granulated sugar
2 cups (500 mL) milk or soy milk
¼ cup (60 mL) smooth peanut butter
2 oz (60 g) bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla

Garnish (optional)

lightly sweetened whipped cream
4 mini peanut butter cups, coarsely chopped
1 tsp (5 mL) coarsely chopped peanuts


Place cocoa powder and sugar in a medium saucepan. Gradually whisk in milk. Set over medium heat.

Stir in peanut butter and chocolate, stirring until milk is hot, and peanut butter and chocolate have melted, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.

Garnish with whipped cream. Sprinkle with peanut butter cups and chopped peanuts, if desired.


Per serving (without optional garnish): 620 calories, 35 g fat (14 g saturated fat, 0.2 g trans fat, 12 g monounsaturated fat, 4 g polyunsaturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 19 g protein, 56 g carbohydrate, 8 g fibre, 40 g sugars, 260 mg sodium.