The Secret Ingredient That Will Take Your Hot Chocolate to the Next Level

It's like drinking a candy bar

Hot chocolate is one of life’s simplest pleasures. It’s sweet, it’s creamy and it makes a freezing-cold day all that much more tolerable.

But we recently found out that you can, in fact, make a great thing better. Here’s the easiest way ever to take your mug to the next level.

What you need: Hot chocolate (homemade or otherwise) and one tablespoon of peanut butter.

What you do: Stir the tablespoon of peanut butter into a mug of already made, piping-hot chocolate. Top it off with any other goodies like whipped cream, chocolate shavings or even peanuts--if you’re so inclined (we definitely were).

What it tastes like: We like to think of this seriously creamy confection as a drinkable Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup. (And you know how we feel about Reese’s.)

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