December is the best time of year to break out the peppermint and candy canes! To celebrate the season of peppermint, I’ve pulled together a list of some of my favorite and easy Christmas desserts all made with peppermint in one form or another.
Rolled in sugar to create a beautiful sparkle, these chocolate peppermint cookies are also dipped in white chocolate and crushed candy canes to round out the most delicious show-stopper of a Christmas cookie!
Peppermint Icebox Cupcakes are based on a traditional icebox cake but this recipe elevates the cake to another level with homemade chocolate wafer cookies and peppermint whipped cream stacked in cupcake form.
Peppermint brownies make the best Christmas dessert! They're fudgy brownies studded with extra chocolate chunks, laced with a hint of peppermint, and topped with melty morsels of the best Hershey's Kisses in the world.
Peppermint Cheesecake is the most festive Christmas dessert with a beautiful green color and a delicious mint flavor! This showstopping mint chocolate cheesecake has a chocolate wafer coookie crust, a chocolate cookie swirl, and is covered in silky chocolate ganache for one amazing minty dessert.
This Chocolate Peppermint Martini is a boozy peppermint, coffee, and chocolate flavored Christmas cocktail that's as easy to make as it is to drink. This Christmas drink is sort of like drinking a peppermint patty in a fancy glass rimmed with crushed peppermint. 'Tis the season!
Grasshopper Pie is a cool, creamy, and minty pie that's perfect as a Christmas dessert or for any other time in the winter when a minty pie with a chocolate crust would be warranted.
This peppermint patty recipe is perfect for your holiday treat packages and platters this year! Just like the classic York peppermint patty, this Christmas candy will blow your kids and friends away!
Hot chocolate cookies are a fantastic Christmas cookie recipe that uses hot cocoa mix as part of the cookie recipe! You'll top them with some peppermint marshmallows, rich ganache, and a sprinkle of crushed candy canes. There just like eating a mug of peppermint hot cocoa!
Hot Chocolate Peppermint Shots – festive and fun for all of your holiday parties – fill with hot chocolate, spiked or not, or any other holiday beverage that pairs with mint!
You will love baking up a storm this Christmas with this recipe for Peppermint Brownie Cookies! Deliciously chewy and fudgy cookies full of cocoa flavors are drizzled with chocolate and topped with red and white candies! The perfect holiday treat!
Peppermint pretzel marshmallow fudge is a super simple homemade Christmas fudge loaded up with crushed peppermints, sweet marshmallows, and salty pretzels.
These festive little chocolate truffles are just waiting to be dropped in a mug of hot milk to create creamy and delicious peppermint mocha hot chocolate!
This No Bake Peppermint Cheesecake with Oreo Crust will be the hit dessert of the holiday! I mean, everyone loves a no-bake recipe and everyone also loves peppermint during the holidays, am I right? This dessert will be great for holiday parties, as a delightful food gift, or just to enjoy at home during the holidays!
Chocolate Peppermint Sauce ~ a silky smooth, rich, multi-purpose chocolate sauce with bright peppermint flavor. This just may be the highlight of your holiday dessert table!
This White Chocolate Candy Cane Cake is the perfect addition to your holiday celebrations!
Homemade peppermint marshmallows are the perfect winter treat for hot cocoa or melted into Christmas s'mores!
Candy Cane Crunch Funfetti Sugar Cookie Bars are super festive with red and green funfetti and crunch up candy cane sprinkled on top.
Learn how easy and affordable it is to make your own Homemade Peppermint Extract! Homemade mint extract makes wonderful Christmas and holiday gifts.