Once you have your festive or DIY mug situation sorted out, isn鈥檛 it time you filled it? These 15 non-traditional cocoas are just what you need. Going beyond the packet and expected milk-sugar-chocolate mix, these recipes bring a whole new world of flavor to your cup. Get ready for some sips both hot and cold, child-friendly and cocktail-hour-ready and much much more.

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1. Frozen Hot Chocolate: This concoction may be chilly, but it鈥檚 a delicious drink regardless of the temperature outside. Since it鈥檚 made without premixed cocoa, you can tailor the chocolate and sugar levels to your preferences. (via Your Cup of Cake)

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2. Red Wine Hot Chocolate: Here, mulled wine meets hot cocoa to create one rich sip. It鈥檒l warm you up in more ways than one. (via Imma Eat That)

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3. Superfood Cocoa: Superfoods and spices come together to create a totally tasty mugful. Talk about a great way to give your body a boost during cold season. (via Sweet Kabocha)

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4. Hot Fluffernutter Cocoa: Considering how awesome chocolate-p.b. and marshmallow-chocolate unions are, it鈥檚 kinda surprising that we haven鈥檛 seen this flavor trio come together in a cup sooner. (via Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt)

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5. Red Velvet Hot Cocoa: For an even more appropriate dollop, consider folding a bit of cream cheese into the whipped cream crowning this cake-inspired cocoa. (via Heather鈥檚 French Press)

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6. Tahini Hot Chocolate (Dairy-Free): Take the tahini out of the dip bowl (hello, hummus) and add a few scoops to your next cup of cocoa. Its creamy nuttiness offers quite the enhancement. (via Bon App茅tit)

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7. Stout Hot Chocolate: It鈥檚 probably no surprise that chocolate stout works beautifully in cocoa. (via Community Table)

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8. Snickerdoodle Hot Chocolate: Use white chocolate to create this sweet, snickerdoodle-inspired slurp. (via Lemon Tree Dwelling)

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9. Christmas Hot Chocolate Smoothie: This hot chocolate 鈥渟moothie鈥 is a great way to sneak an extra serving of veggies into your kids鈥 (or your own) diet. (via Delightful Mom)

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10. Frozen Hot Chocolate Margarita: Frozen margaritas meet frozen hot chocolate to create an unexpected (and totally awesome) cocktail hour cocoa. (via Daydreamer Desserts)

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11. Cocoa Chai: Black tea, cardamom and cinnamon transform chocolate and milk into a cocoa-chai fusion. (via With a Spin)

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12. Green Tea Hot Chocolate: Matcha tea powder is the trick for turning this cocoa a stunning shade of bright green. (via Panko Bunny)

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13. Hot Chocolate on a Stick: These solid hot chocolate pops make great homemade gifts or party favors. Simply stir them into a mug of steaming hot milk, et voila, instant hot cocoa. (via The Tomkat Studio)

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14. Pistachio Cardamom Hot Chocolate (Vegan): Using homemade pistachio-cardamom milk makes this hot chocolate deliciously dairy-free. Simply leave off the toasted 鈥榤allow for a vegan-friendly version. (via Savory Simple)

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15. Hot Cocoa Martini: This chilly, creamy cocktail is a delicious sip to enjoy all season long. (via A Cocktail Life)

What鈥檚 your favorite way to make a cup of cocoa more unique? Share your ideas with us below.