4 Holiday Dessert Recipes with a Peppermint Twist

Just the smell of peppermint in December is a merry reminder that the holidays are around the corner. This year, take the season’s signature flavor to the next level with decadent dessert recipes that will ensure a delicious celebration.

Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies


It’s just not Christmas without cookies. Just ask Santa. Rich double chocolate and finely crushed candy canes make this recipe from Thoughtfully Simple extra festive. The easy-to-make cookies are perfect for holiday bake sales, cookie exchanges and enjoying by the fireplace. Get the recipe 

Peppermint Brownies

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No one will be able to resist the smell of these homemade brownies wafting from the kitchen. Thought up by Kings Food Market, this is a recipe everyone will want to borrow. Get the recipe

Peppermint Bark 

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The holidays are prime time for baking, but if a break from slaving over a hot oven is in order opt for no bake peppermint bark instead. The Happy Family Blog created this recipe with easy and holiday cheer in mind. No oven mitt required. Get the recipe

Peppermint Patties 

Food Matters NYC_Peppermint Patties

For a homey take on a classic peppermint dessert, try this peppermint patty recipe from Food Matters NYC that perfects the timeless holiday treat. Get the recipe

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