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Low-Carb Slow Cooker Hot Cocoa*

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 1 1/2 - 4 hours
Makes: 10 servings

3/4 cup Splenda
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
8 cups milk
1 Tbsp vanilla

In a 3 1/2- to 5-quart slow cooker combine Splenda and cocoa powder. Add milk; use a whisk or rotary beater to combine well. (Cocoa powder may not dissolve completely until the mixture is heated.)

Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 3-4 hours or on high-heat setting for 1 1/2 - 2 hours.

Just before serving, add vanilla. Carefully beat milk mixture with a whisk or rotary beater until well mixed and frothy. Ladle cocoa into mugs.

Variations:

Spicy Cocoa - Add 1 tsp ground cinnamon and 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg with the cocoa powder

Mocha Cocoa - Add 3 Tbsp instant coffee crystals with the cocoa powder.

Per 6 oz serving: 126 cal, 4 g fat, 15 mg chol, 99 mg sodium, 13 g carbs, 0 g fiber, 8 g pro

Low-Carb Slow Cooker Recipes