19 Festive Peppermint Treats to Brighten the Season

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What do you get when you combine peppermint candy with Christmas treats? Delicious peppermint recipes that will brighten your holiday season!

This recipe collection includes 19 festive peppermint recipes that are perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or just plain old winter, these treats are guaranteed to make everyone smile!

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You and your family will love creating your own tasty peppermint treats. Many of these are also excellent for holiday gift giving to friends and neighbors! So get out some peppermint extract, crush up some candy canes and let’s make dessert!

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striped meringue cookies
Peppermint Meringues
u003cpu003eThese delicate Peppermint Meringue cookies give you candy cane flavor and looks. The striped red and white meringues will melt in your mouth! It is easy to create these naturally gluten free cookies with just 6 simple ingredients.u003c/pu003e
Peppermint Meringues
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top view of peppermint cheesecake dip
Peppermint Dip
u003cpu003ePeppermint dip is a smooth and creamy dip, perfect when you donu0026#39;t want to bake. You can mix this dip together in just 5 minutes and use it to dip all your holiday cookies. This is an ideal dessert dip for a holiday party!u003c/pu003e
Peppermint Dip
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Candy cane shot glasses with whipped cream and candy canes.
Candy Cane Jello Desserts
u003cpu003eThese cute mini desserts are a simple 4 ingredient recipe. Raspberry jello is infused with candy cane flavor and topped off with whipped cream. Make them in mason jars or shot glasses for mini size treats.u003c/pu003e
Candy Cane Jello Desserts
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close up of two white chocolate peppermint cookies
Candy Cane Peppermint Cookies
u003cpu003eWhen it comes to desserts Christmas is all about the cookies! These peppermint cookies are perfect for holiday baking, with a combination of crushed candy canes and white chocolate chips. They have crisp edges and chewy centers with lots of minty flavor.u003c/pu003e
Candy Cane Peppermint Cookies
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peppermint patties in coffee mugs for gifting
Homemade Peppermint Patties
u003cpu003eMake your own peppermint patties with this easy recipe. Coat soft and creamy peppermint in dark chocolate for a delicious chocolate-y treat. These cute candies make a fantastic DIY gift for friends and family.u003c/pu003e
Homemade Peppermint Patties
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chocolate thumbprint cookies on a marble board
Thumbprint Cookies with Peppermint
u003cpu003eBranch out from jam thumbprints and fill your cookies with dark or white chocolate this year! Add crushed candy canes for a delicious holiday thumbprint cookie.u003c/pu003e
Thumbprint Cookies with Peppermint
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Double chocolate chunk peppermint cream cookies.
Chocolate Peppermint Sandwich Cookies
u003cpu003eUse a store bought cookie mix and add peppermint to make these seasonal chocolate peppermint sandwich cookies! A creamy filling is decorated with even more crushed peppermints.u003c/pu003e
Chocolate Peppermint Sandwich Cookies
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peppermint bark
Peppermint Bark
u003cpu003ePeppermint bark is the ultimate easy Christmas candy recipe. It has just 3 simple ingredients and is made from rich, dark chocolate. Crush up some candy canes to sprinkle on top for delicious holiday candy.u003c/pu003e
Peppermint Bark
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peppermint fudge.
Peppermint Fudge
u003cpu003eHomemade fudge is one of my familyu0026#39;s holiday favorite desserts. This easy recipe is made with cream cheese and powdered sugar and topped off with peppermint baking chips. This is another easy one bowl recipe!u003c/pu003e
Peppermint Fudge
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peppermint crinkle cookies.
Peppermint Crinkle Cookies
Pretty red and white crinkle cookies will be the star of any Christmas cookie tray. These easy treats have only 6 ingredients and don’t require a mixer or a rolling pin, making them ideal for baking with kids.
Peppermint Crinkle Cookies
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peppermint pie.
Peppermint Icebox Pie
u003cpu003eThis easy no bake dessert has an Oreo cookie crust topped off with a creamy peppermint flavor filling. Add some whipped cream and more peppermints for a dessert that almost looks too good to eat.u003c/pu003e
Peppermint Icebox Pie
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peppermint ice cream.
Peppermint Ice Cream
u003cpu003eFestive and pink colored this peppermint ice cream is perfect for serving after a holiday dinner! The ice cream is made from a rich custard base which is flavored with peppermint and flecks of crushed candy canes.u003c/pu003e
Peppermint Ice Cream
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peppermint chocolate chip cookies.
Chocolate Chunk Candy Cane Cookies
u003cpu003eMake your chocolate chunk cookie even tastier by adding crushed candy canes. These easy sweet treats combine all the best flavors of the season in these classic holiday cookies.u003c/pu003e
Chocolate Chunk Candy Cane Cookies
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peppermint gelato.
Peppermint u0026 Dark Chocolate Chip Gelato
u003cpu003eSometimes you want to warm up in the winter, but sometimes you want a frosty treat! This creamy gelato features Andes Peppermint baking chips which give you the perfect combination of peppermint and chocolate.u003c/pu003e
Peppermint u0026 Chocolate Chip Gelato
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chocolate peppermint candy
Chocolate Peppermint Cups
u003cpu003eThese adorable little candies are like peanut butter cups but with a creamy peppermint filling. Crushed candy canes are sprinkled on top for a delicious and easy Christmas candy.u003c/pu003e
Chocolate Peppermint Cups
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peppermint fudge.
Peppermint Chocolate Freezer Fudge
u003cpu003eThis is an almond butter fudge recipe with added cacao and peppermint. It only takes 5 minutes to stir up this easy fudge and have it ready for the freezer. You will love how easy it is to make this delicious treat! u003c/pu003e
Peppermint Chocolate Freezer Fudge
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peppermint chocolate cookies.
Chocolate Peppermint Chip Cookies
u003cpu003eIf you are looking for something delicious and different for you holiday cookie exchange try these chocolate cookies! These tasty cookies are big cookies with crispy edges and soft chocolate center.u003c/pu003e
Chocolate Peppermint Chip Cookies
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peppermint patty bars.
Peppermint Patty Bars
u003cpu003eGet all the flavor of peppermint patties in a cookie bar with this no bake recipe. These are an indulgent mix of nuts, coconut and chocolate that is allergy friendly. Plus they freeze well, so you can make them ahead of time.u003c/pu003e
Peppermint Patty Bars
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starbucks peppermint mocha
Copycat Starbucks Peppermint Mocha
u003cpu003eMake delicious Starbucks inspired coffee drink at home! Combine coffee with chocolate, crushed peppermints and strong coffee for a delicious seasonal beverage. u003c/pu003e
Copycat Starbucks Peppermint Mocha
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