Holiday-Inspired Peppermint Recipes

‘Tis the season for peppermint-flavored everything
Holiday-Inspired Peppermint Recipes
Lisi Parsons/Worth Every Chew

Holiday-Inspired Peppermint Recipes

Holiday-Inspired Peppermint Recipes

Holiday-Inspired Peppermint Recipes
Lisi Parsons/Worth Every Chew

Whether it’s peppermint lattes keeping you awake through holiday shopping or peppermint-flavored cocktails at the office party, the holiday season means anything and everything will and should be flavored like a minty candy cane.

Homemade Candy Canes

Homemade Candy Canes
Carrie Vibert/Poet in the Pantry

Candy canes are the essential Christmas treat and making them at home is a fun challenge to tackle when you have a few days off. If you haven’t gotten into the holiday spirit yet, here’s your chance. Click here to see the recipe.

Chocolate Mint Brownies

Chocolate Mint Brownies
Christine Ma/Cherry on My Sundae

Impress your guests this holiday season with these minty brownies. No one has to know you made them in the microwave. Click here to see the recipe.

Peppermint Snowball Cookies

Peppermint Snowball Cookies
Shutterstock

Easy peppermint sugar cookies that go perfectly with a mug of hot chocolate. Click here to see the recipe.

Paleo/Keto Peppermint Patties

Paleo/Keto Peppermint Patties
Lisi Parsons/Worth Every Chew

Whether you follow a paleo lifestyle or not, these better-for-you homemade peppermint patties made with coconut butter and cacao powder will satisfy your sweet tooth. Click here to see the recipe.

Chocolate-Peppermint Fudge

Chocolate-Peppermint Fudge
Julie Ruggirello

Make your own county fair-style fudge any time of year. The addition of peppermint makes this treat a decadent present throughout the holidays. Click here to see the recipe.

Peppermint Milkshake

Peppermint Milkshake
Diane Williams/Homemade Food Junkie

The best way to use up any broken candy canes is in rich peppermint milkshakes. Click here to see the recipe.

Peppermint Cream Cookie Cupcakes

Peppermint Cream Cookie Cupcakes
Shaina Wizov/Take a Bite Out of Boca

A drop of peppermint extract goes a long way in the frosting for these minty cupcakes. Bonus: there’s a hidden candy cane sandwich cookie at the bottom of these cupcakes. Click here to see the recipe.

Peppermint Sourdough Biscotti

Peppermint Sourdough Biscotti
Lynn Huntley/Turnips 2 Tangerines

The perfect way to end a holiday meal, dip these peppermint biscotti into your after-dinner coffee. Click here to see the recipe.

Chocolate Peppermint Cocoa Brownies

Chocolate Peppermint Cocoa Brownies
Betsy/Desserts Required

Topped with chocolate peppermint ganache, these brownies are everything you want in a super sweet and chocolaty dessert. Click here to see the recipe.

The Peppermint Patty

The Peppermint Patty
Platter Talk

This hot chocolate, spiked with peppermint schnapps, is an adults-only drink for the holiday season. Click here to see the recipe.