Bright colors, especially green, and the season of spring both come to mind when you think of the month of March. Springtime makes everything a bit cheerier and brighter, especially when it comes to the desserts. One of my favorite dessert drinks to make for any occasion or type of weather is hot chocolate.

Because spring is right around the corner, a green dessert idea came to mind that I knew I had to share. This grasshopper hot chocolate is a simple white hot chocolate turned green with a minty twist that is both sweet and delightful.

This drink is sure to brighten up your hot chocolate game and become your new favorite way to drink your chocolate. Here's an easy recipe to show you how to make your own grasshopper drink — whether it's a year-round favorite or just a seasonal special for the upcoming months of spring.

Grasshopper Hot Chocolate

  • Prep Time:3 mins
  • Cook Time:5 mins
  • Total Time:8 mins
  • Servings:1
  • Easy


  • 1 cup vanilla soy milk or other milk option
  • 2 tablespoons white chocolate chips
  • 4 drops green food coloring
  • 1/4 teaspoon mint extract
  • Marshmallows
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  • Step 1

    Gather your ingredients.

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  • Step 2

    Measure out the milk of your choice and pour into a small saucepan. Heat the milk on a low to medium heat. Stir occasionally, and be careful not to let it boil.

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  • Step 3

    Once the milk is heated, add the white chocolate chips. Keep stirring the mixture until the chocolate has melted and fully blended with the milk.

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  • Step 4

    Turn off the heat and add the mint extract. Stir it well.

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  • Step 5

    Pour the white hot chocolate mixture into your favorite mug, and add some drops of the green food coloring to brighten up the drink.

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  • Step 6

    Once you have made a nice shade of green for your hot chocolate, add in some marshmallows to make it extra special. Enjoy your minty grasshopper hot chocolate.

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