One of my favorite flavors around the holidays is, without a doubt, peppermint.
There’s just something about it that screams “festive fun” and the bright colors of peppermint desserts look great on a holiday platter or table.
Enjoy these peppermint dessert recipes, ranging from peppermint macarons to peppermint hot chocolate to peppermint cookies.
You’ll learn how to make, serve, and decorate tons of peppermint inspired treats so none of the dessert food groups get left out!
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1. Peppermint Hot Chocolate Bombs
If you’ve never had a hot chocolate bomb, now is the time!
These cute spheres of creamy chocolate are filled with hot cocoa mix, marshmallows and crushed peppermint for an extra dose of wintery joy!
Must-Have Baking Tools (seriously)
- Silicone baking mats – I use this brand and my cookies slide right off without burning!
- a cookie scoop – get this one. It makes the perfect rounded cookies every time!
- silicone spatula – try this set. It’s the best way to get the most out of your dough and batters
- rolling pin guides – I use this one. Genius way to roll your dough out evenly!
2. Peppermint Ice Cream
This tasty peppermint ice cream recipe is made even better with a peppermint chocolate fudge swirl which will put you in the holiday spirit.
3. Peppermint Brownies
These Peppermint Brownies are filled with a great peppermint buttercream frosting, a layer of chocolate frosting, and then topped with peppermint crunch sprinkles.
Perfect for a Christmas dessert. Since they start with a boxed mix, they can be made quickly.
4. Peppermint Pinwheel Cookies
Enjoy a big batch of festive Christmas cookies this year with these Whoville peppermint pinwheel cookies that will make the Grinch’s heart grow three sizes.
5. Peppermint Macarons
The candy cane swirl on these Peppermint Macarons makes them the sweetest, most melt-in-your-mouth delicious Christmas cookie with a wonderful vanilla peppermint buttercream filling.
They fancy up a Christmas cookie platter or Christmas cookie exchange with one of the best flavors of the holiday season!
6. Peppermint Chocolate Cookies
These Holiday Double Chocolate Cookies have a wonderful chocolate peppermint flavour and they are great throughout the holiday season.
7. Peppermint Truffles
These Chocolate peppermint truffles are surprisingly easy to make and they add an extra bit of holiday flair to the table.
8. Holiday Peppermint Cake
This simple and delicious Holiday Peppermint Cake will dazzle your guests!
This festive dessert just may become a holiday tradition!
9. Peppermint Meringue Cookies
This delicious Peppermint Meringue Cookies Recipe is so easy to make and he perfect addition to any Holiday celebration.
I love the nice “surprise” inside.
10. Chocolate Chip Peppermint Cookies
The easiest festive cookies that you can make in just under 30 minutes!
These chocolate peppermint cookies are soft, chewy, and the chocolate chip peppermint combo is amazing!
11. Peppermint Bark Cheesecakes
A velvety white chocolate cheesecake swirled with peppermint pieces and chocolate bits sits on top of a buttery Oreo cookie crust and is topped with a luxurious white chocolate peppermint mousse, garnished with a vanilla whipped cream, and decorated with chocolate shavings and peppermint crunch.
This festive and fancy dessert will undoubtedly be a show stopper for the holidays.
12. Candy Cane Kiss Cookies
Christmas candy cane cookies are rolled in sugar and topped with a candy cane Kiss.
They’re fun to make with kids too!
13. Peppermint Cheesecake Dip
This Peppermint Cheesecake Dip recipe is a creamy, delicious, and quick and easy holiday dessert dip that comes together in just 5 minutes!
14. Peppermint White Chocolate Cupcakes
These Peppermint White Chocolate Cupcakes can be made using a boxed cake mix or your favorite homemade vanilla or yellow cake recipe.
The very easy to make homemade peppermint frosting is what really elevates these to another level!
15. Peppermint Fudge
Pretty & pink: peppermint candy cane fudge!
Peppermint flavored with candy canes on top:
16. Peppermint Sugar Cookies
These easy peppermint sugar cookies are so much fun to make with your family this holiday season!
17. Peppermint Soaked Cherry Bombs
These peppermint Schnapps Soaked Cherry Bombs are a must-make for your holiday entertaining.
Easy, boozy, and full of minty flavor, these festive cherries will fit right in on your appetizer or dessert table.
18. Peppermint Bark Cupcakes
If you’re all in for a yummy Christmas dessert, this Peppermint Bark Cupcakes Recipe will really ring your peppermint bell.
So good and so rich, you might want to consider making these for Christmas dinner, even.
19. Peppermint Fluff Dip
Whip together this quick peppermint fluff dip for your holiday movie night! It’s light and perfect to dip with chocolate cookies.
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