Simply Organic Recipes
Splendid Spiced Cocoa

Wrap your hands around a mug of warm, rich cocoa to warm the soul on a frigid winter evening, a brisk autumn afternoon -- or even a cool summer morning.

4 cups Organic Valley 2% Chocolate Milk
2 cups Organic Valley Half and Half
1 tablespoon Simply Organic Vanilla Extract
1/2 teaspoon Simply Organic Cinnamon
1/3 cup blue agave syrup
1 package Simply Organic Mulling Spice
In a 2-quart saucepan or large crock pot, combine milk, half and half, vanilla, cinnamon and agave. Place Mulling Spice in muslin bag or banded coffee filter, and add to liquid mixture.

If using crock pot, heat on high for 30 minutes then turn down to low. If using stovetop, heat over medium heat, stirring often.

Remove Mulling spice and serve when desired temperature is reached.

Ease of Preparation: Easy

Preparation Time: 5 min

Cook Time: 10-30 min

Servings: 6

Recipe By: Our Test Kitchen

Chef Suggestions
Add Simply Organic Mulling Spice loose and strain before serving.

For lower-calorie and fat version, substitute additional milk for the half and half.

For holiday flair, substitute Simply Organic peppermint flavor for vanilla.
Nutrition Facts
As prepared, each serving contains 370 calories, 15g total fat, 50mg cholesterol, 135mg sodium, 52g total carbohydrate and 8g protein.

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