Nerdie Foodie: Hot Chocolate & Happy Hour

It’s that time of year Nerdie Foodies! Winter has officially arrived and the holidays are a couple days away. What a better way to stay warm and toasty through the holidays than hot chocolate during the days (and nights) and something festive during happy hour. Let’s go!

Hot Chocolate

Once Upon a Time

Oncers can rejoice! Sandy, from Fan Girls Cook, shares with us their version of Mary Margaret’s hot chocolate recipe. You can check it Swan’s Hot Chocolate with Cinnamon here!

(Photo Credit: Fan Girls Cook)

Harry Potter

Potterheads get ready! Darla from Bakingdom has plenty of HP inspired recipes and this one just happens to be her version of Butterbeer but in hot chocolate form! Check out the recipe here!

(Photo Credit: Bakingdom)

Star Wars

When I saw the tagline for this Star Wars edition of hot chocolate, I had to include it. Chrysa from Thrifty Jinxy shares with us her cozy hot chocolate recipe here! Try it out – and may the foam be with you!

(Photo Credit: Thrifty Jinxy)

If you’re more inclined towards the Dark Side, we have got you covered! Kristie, from Saving Dollars and Sense, shares with us her Stormtroopers White Chocolate Cocoa recipe. You can check it out here!

(Photo Credit: Saving Dollars and Sense)


If there is one character that I took a shine to in Frozen, it would be Olaf the Snowman (who loves warm hugs). Courtney O’Dell, from Sweet C’s Designs, shares with us her recipe for Olaf Cocoa! You can check out this super cute recipe here!

(Photo Credit: Sweet C’s Designs)

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

A holiday classic! For the times you start binging on all the holiday movies, why not curl up on the couch with a mug of Grinch hot chocolate? Lisa, from Cooking with Curls, show us how to make this beautifully green hot chocolate. And for those who want to kick it up a notch and make it a “happy hour drink” follow her instructions that have asterisks. Check out the recipe here!

(Photo Credit: Cooking with Curls)

Happy Hour

(Please Drink Responsibly)

Blue Christmas

Kimberly, from Cooking with Kimberly, shows us how to make a festive cocktail that is fitting for the classic Christmas song, Blue Christmas. Check out the video below!

Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer

As one of Santa’s crew members, Patricia Bloodgood (for My Recipes), shares with us her recipe for a cocktail punch inspired by the Rudolph. Check out the recipe here!

(Photo Credit: Thomas J. Story)

Harry Potter

Ready for the Happy Hour version of Butterbeer? Check out this extra boozy version of Butterbeer by Lindsay Funston from Delish! You can find the recipe here!

(Photo Credit: Delish)

Santa Claus

And finally, inspired by the jolly old man in the red suit, Karri (from Blue Ribbon Kitchen) shares with us her holiday Cosmo drink: Santa Claus-mopolitan! Check out this fun and festive recipe here!

(Photo Credit: Blue Ribbon Kitchen)

I hope y’all have a wonderful holiday. Eat, drink, and be merry this Christmas Nerdie Foodies!

‘Til next time,

Stay nerdalicious!


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  1. Thank you so much for including my Blue Christmas Cocktails – so yummy! Wishing everyone a most excellently blessed Holiday season! Be safe!


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