They say that Christmas feast is incomplete without peppermint flavor and we couldn’t agree more. Peppermint flavor is refreshing, soothing, goes extremely well with chocolate, elevates the mood and kicks in the holiday spirit. This humble, yet strong flavor reinvents almost every dessert and they are always great. Most importantly, it’s the favorite way of all the people to finish their Christmas meal. So from candies to cakes to cookies and more, below you’ll find our list of most delicious holiday peppermint recipes. Take a look!
30 Delectable Holiday Peppermint Recipes
Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies:
If you’re a chocoholic like me, you’ll totally dig in these double chocolate peppermint cookies. These are basically chocolate cookies coated with chocolate cream and topped with crushed peppermints. As the blogger says, these cookies are delicious, decadent and can also be packaged for gifting.
Chocolate Peppermint Roll:
Classic, butter cream cake has been given a much needed makeover in this recipe. This chocolate peppermint roll has the perfect balance of flavor and texture. We even love the color combination of brown and white with hints of pink. And we must say, the shaved chocolate on top is giving this cake a rustic appeal.
Dark Chocolate Pretzel Peppermint Bark:
How delicious does this dark chocolate pretzel peppermint bark look? Don’t you think it’s very different from the barks we generally get to see during Christmas? And it’s pretty easy to make too, as you just need to spread melted chocolate on a parchment paper, sprinkle pretzel and crushed peppermint candies on it and leave it to harden.
Peppermint Mocha Brownie Bites:
These Peppermint Mocha Brownie Bites are making us salivate already. The decoration is absolutely stunning, with the blogger opting for pink and white wrappers for housing these brownie bites. And they’re perfect for just about any occasion. Or just box them as a small gift for your guests.
Peppermint Candy Spoons:
What if we tell these candy spoons are totally edible? Sounds hard to believe right? But it’s actually true. These easy to make peppermint candy spoons will be a lovely treat for your sweet tooth. Just follow the instructions properly.
Candy Bar Pretzel Bites:
Don’t you think these candy bites would make a lovely table centerpiece when placed in a clear glass bowl? These are basically pretzels filled with candy bars and then coated with vanilla candy, but only halfway. Don’t forget the red sprinkles.
White Chocolate Peppermint Fudge:
Here’s an easy, but decadent holiday peppermint recipe to satisfy your sweet buds. It incorporates typical Christmas ingredients such as cookie crumbs, peppermint, and white chocolate. These fudge would make great gifting options too. Just put them in clear mason jars, decorate with ribbons and you’re good to go.
Candy Cane Oreo Cupcakes:
Fellow foodies, here’s a recipe of rich chocolate cupcake topped with whipped peppermint buttercream, loaded with chopped candy canes and finished with Oreo cookies. You just cannot get a better peppermint recipe for the holidays. After all, what has ever gone wrong with peppermint and chocolate combination?
Candy Cane Layer Cake:
This is hands down the most gorgeous cake ever! And we totally love how it’s giving the red velvet cake a run for their money. You just need to ensure that the frosting is smooth so that it layers perfectly. We even loved the usage of spiral candy canes for decorating the cake.
Hot Chocolate Truffle Bombs for Christmas:
Do you know what you need to do with these bombs? You just have to drop one of these in a cup of hot milk, leave it for a while and stir well. Your peppermint, hot chocolate is ready. Just ensure that kids don’t mistake them for chocolate truffles.
Peppermint Kahlua Oreo Cookie Balls:
Create festive and delicious Christmas treats by combining peppermint with Oreo. Of course, you’ll need other ingredients too, such as cream cheese, peppermint mocha Kahlua and chocolate. So no more purchasing candies from the stores.
Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cookies:
Bakerella.com has shared an amazing recipe of chocolate peppermint cookies, which literally overflows with melted chocolate. The recipe requires M&M, but you can make it with any peppermint candle you can get hold of. It will taste delicious anyway!
If you’re looking for a no bake dessert recipe to make during Christmas, it can’t get better than this. It requires just 4 ingredients and is insanely delicious. The icy peppermint feel of these patties will taste even better when you eat it straight from the refrigerator. Don’t believe us? Try it out yourself!
Peppermint S’mores Martini:
Now this got to be the most unique holiday peppermint recipes. We wonder if anyone of you thought the s’mores and peppermint can make such a rocking combination. And when both are combined together for a cocktail, you can expect nothing else, but fireworks, in your mouth.
Pretzel Bark With Peppermint:
This one’s no ordinary bark! It’s layered with two types of chocolate and pretzels and then topped with pieces of peppermint. The salty flavor of pretzel complements the sweetness of chocolate and freshness of peppermint really well. And it looks gorgeous, isn’t it?
Chocolate Peppermint Bundt Cake:
How about making a peppermint Bundt cake for Christmas? The recipe is quite similar to the other Bundt cake recipes. You just need to make use of loads of peppermint. Don’t forget to sprinkle crushed peppermint on top of the cake for garnishing. It will make the dish look even more appealing.
Chocolate Peppermint Donuts:
Who doesn’t love donuts? We see no raised hand here. That’s because everyone loves donuts and why not, they’re so delicious. But these donuts are a bit different as they are baked, rather than fried. Pair these donuts with hot chocolate and enjoy the cold weather by the fireplace.
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Peppermint Shortbread Cookies:
To be very honest, we rarely get to see peppermint shortbread cookies during Christmas. So if you truly want to stand out of the crows, we’d suggest you bake a batch of these shortbread cookies. The color looks absolutely delicious and we’re sure it will taste yummy too. Your guests may even want to pack a few of these for home.
Candy Cane Fudge Brownie Cookies:
How outrageously delicious are these candy cane brownie cookies? What we loved the most about these unique cookies is melted Hershey’s candy cane kisses frosting on top of them. What more? They’re soft, fudgy and have light, crispy edges.
Candy Cane Milkshake:
How can a feast be incomplete without a drink, especially for kids? This beautiful looking candy cane milkshake is sure to lift the spirit of your little guests.
Chocolate Dipped Pretzels:
Here’s another easy peasy recipe that you can consider making for your children to munch on. Just dip half of pretzels in white chocolate or dark chocolate, sprinkle crushed peppermint on it and you’re done.
Peppermint Ice Cream Cake:
What’s perfect on a cold day, along with a hot cup of chocolate? Ice cream isn’t it? No? Well, you clearly haven’t tried and once you do, you’ll understand that hot chocolate and ice cream is a pair made in heaven. And do you know what’s better? Peppermint ice cream, the recipe of which we’ve included in our listing.
Peppermint Chocolate Truffles:
For those who wanted the recipe for peppermint chocolate truffle, we’d strongly urge you to try this recipe. The ingredients used in this recipe make us feel that it’s the best peppermint truffle recipe you can make. You just won’t be able to stop yourself at one.
Homemade Peppermint Marshmallows:
Instead of purchasing marshmallows, you about making a few batches of them at home. These are not ordinary marshmallows, but peppermint infused marshmallows. And guess what, you can even dip these marshmallows into your cup of hot cocoa. Be ready for the ultimate bliss.
Double Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti:
This chocolate peppermint biscotti has hints of mint flavor and loads of chocolate to satisfy your sweet tooth. You can even package and send them to your friends, neighbors or anyone you like.
Peppermint Meringue Wreath Cookies:
Here’s another cookie recipe to add to your list of recipes and we’re sure that it won’t disappoint you. What we loved the most about this recipe is its rich and creamy frosting.
Peppermint Meringue Cookies:
This is one of the most adorable looking holiday peppermint recipes. They don’t just look fancy, but also have a perfect balance of sugar and minty chocolaty flavor.
Peppermint Bark Cheesecake:
The blogger says that the flavor and texture of this peppermint bark cheesecake are simply divine and that should be the reason enough for you to make this heavenly cheesecake. And it looks so colorful, too?
Peppermint Oreo Truffles:
This rich and chewy brownie, topped with peppermint cream cheese frosting is making our mouths water. And you can make these treats a day or two in advance and they’ll take just the same.
Chocolate Peppermint Mousse:
This one’s seriously an eye candy. Just look how beautiful the color combination of pink and brown looks? It’s delicious, light, fluffy and requires just a handful of ingredients.
We hope you liked our list of holiday peppermint recipes. Which of these holiday peppermint recipes will you make this year? Let us know by commenting below.