Creamy Hot Chocolate
1/2 cup dry baking cocoa
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1/8 teaspoon salt
7 1/2 cups water
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
24 or more miniature marshmallows, optional
In 3 quart slow cooker, combine dry cocoa, milk and salt. Stir until smooth. Gradually add water, stirring until smooth. Cover; cook on low for 4 hours, or on high for 2 hours, or until very hot. Just before serving, stir in vanilla. Top each serving with 3 or more marshmallows, if desired.
* To speed things up, heat the water before adding it to the chocolate mixture.
* Keep hot chocolate warm on low up to 4 hours in the slow cooker.
Add a mocha flavor by stirring in instant coffee when adding vanilla.
Makes 8 servings.