19+ BEST Peppermint Dessert Recipes

‘Tis the season for all things peppermint and I am loving it! From fudge to cookies and everything in between, these Peppermint Recipes are the best!

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Do you have a favorite holiday flavor? Between gingerbread, eggnog and cranberry, it’s kind of hard to choose. I love them all, but peppermint definitely is high on the list.

It’s such a great flavor because you can incorporate it into so many things. It also pairs really well with chocolate, and who doesn’t love chocolate, right??

Whether you’re looking for a delicious cookie, a nice warm drink or even a show stopping cake, you will find what you’re looking for in these Peppermint Recipes!

Peppermint Dessert Recipes

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Peppermint Sugar Cookies

With basic pantry ingredients and some crushed peppermint, you are on your to making these delicious and festive Peppermint Sugar Cookies!
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Easy Peppermint Fudge Recipe

Peppermint Fudge is an easy fudge recipe using sweetened condensed milk and white chocolate. Perfect for holiday cookie trays and parties!
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No-Churn Peppermint Ice Cream is an easy homemade ice cream recipe made with just 5 ingredients. No ice cream maker required! Perfect for the holidays. #candycaneicecream #nochurnicecream #homemadeicecreamrecipes www.savoryexperiments.com

No Churn Peppermint Ice Cream

No-Churn Peppermint Ice Cream is an easy homemade ice cream recipe made with just 5 ingredients. No ice cream maker required! Perfect for the holidays. 
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Peppermint Cake Mix Cookies

Peppermint Cake Mix Cookies only use 5 ingredients and are super soft and festive!
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Peppermint Macaron Recipe

Peppermint Twist Macarons are an easy macaron recipe with a buttercream filling. Perfect recette macarons for Christmas cookies and holiday parties. 
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Peppermint Mocha Cupcake Recipe

Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes use doctored up box mix, marshmallow creme frosting and candy canes for the ultimate kid-friendly cupcake recipe!
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Homemade Peppermint Patties

Cool and creamy, Homemade Peppermint Patties are so easy to make and can be customized to fit any holiday or event.
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White Chocolate Peppermint Shortbread Cookies

Buttery, melt in your mouth shortbread cookies infused with peppermint then dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with crushed candy canes. These white chocolate peppermint shortbread cookies are perfect for Christmas!
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Peppermint Chocolate Roll Cake

This delicious Peppermint Chocolate Roll Cake is show stopping and perfect for the season!
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Chocolate Peppermint Ice Cream Cheesecake

You’ve never made a cheesecake like this- out of ice cream! This Chocolate Peppermint Ice Cream is out of this world, and a simpler way to make a stunning holiday dessert!
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peppermint white chocolate cream cheese mints on a white plate

White Chocolate Peppermint Cream Cheese Mints

Cream Cheese Mints are a classic holiday treat our family loves to make! This year, we made a batch of White Chocolate Peppermint Cream Cheese Mints just to shake things up a bit!
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Peppermint Mocha Lava Cake

A super decadent chocolate mocha cake on the outside is combined with an ooey-gooey peppermint dark chocolate interior to make this peppermint mocha lava cake a dream come true!
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Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

Warm up by the fire with this Homemade Peppermint White Hot Chocolate drink. You only need three ingredients and it takes about 10 minutes from start to finish!
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Chocolate and Peppermint Cake

This Chocolate and Peppermint Cake has the perfect holiday flavors. It’s a total show stopper and will be your new go-to peppermint Christmas cake!
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Peppermint Hot Chocolate Bundt Cake

A decadent peppermint hot chocolate bundt cake, this is winter perfection and a holiday season delight!
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peppermint brownies on a white plate

Candy Cane Kiss Brownies

If you love peppermint bark candy, then you’ll love these Candy Cane Brownies with chopped Hershey’s kisses on top because they taste just like peppermint bark brownies!
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white chocolate peppermint popcorn in a white bowl

White Chocolate Peppermint Popcorn

It’s the holidays and you need something simple to pack up for teachers or to snuggle up and eat for movies like this white chocolate peppermint popcorn!
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Holiday Peppermint S’more Cookies

Need a quick cookie fix for the holidays? Make these simple Holiday Peppermint S’more Cookies in less than 5 minutes!
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stack of peppermint mocha donuts

Peppermint Mocha Donuts

These peppermint mocha donuts are a great way to start any winter morning! Get your dose of chocolate, peppermint and coffee in one bite!
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Jessica Formicola

Jessica the mom, wife and chef behind Savory Experiments. You might see her on the Emmy- nominated TV show Plate It! or on bookshelves as a cookbook author. Jessica is a Le Cordon Bleu certified recipe developer and regularly contributed to Parade, Better Homes & Gardens, The Daily Meal and more!

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