13 Perfect Peppermint Desserts For A Festive Holiday Treat

There’s nothing more festive than peppermint candy canes this time of year. Well, what if I told you that candy canes could be turned into decadent desserts? Would you want to whip up a batch of whatever mint-flavored treat you could? You bet you would!

So, if you’re looking for a flavorful treat this holiday season— look no further than these 13 peppermint desserts. Because a candy cane can transform into something much greater, while keeping all of its flavor. Call it the magic of Christmas, I guess.

1. Peppermint Bark

Combining mint and chocolate is never a bad idea. This dessert is easy and always a crowd-pleaser, so if you need to bring a dessert to a holiday party, be sure to take this one. Get the recipe.

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2. Peppermint Ribbon Cake

How festive is this peppermint cake with a red ribbon running through it? Get the recipe.

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3. Peppermint Biscotti

Skip the line and make yourself a peppermint mocha right at home while dipping this peppermint biscotti right in that coffee cup. Get the recipe.

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4. Peppermint Red Velvet

Classic red velvet cake gets a festive upgrade with this minty addition. Get the recipe.

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5. Peppermint Kiss Cookies

Fun and festive Hershey’s Kisses make cookies all the more fitting for the season. Get the recipe.

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6. Peppermint Cheesecake Dip

Sweet, minty and great for crowds? This is practically begging for a spot on your table at your next holiday party. Get the recipe.

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7. Peppermint Oreo Fudge

Crunchy mints and chocolatey, creamy Oreos combine for the most festive (and delicious) piece of fudge you could ever make. Get the recipe.

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8. White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Chocolate and peppermint is a classic combo, but why not switch it up and use white chocolate to make a yummy batch of holiday cookies? Get the recipe.

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9. Peppermint Ganache Pie

Rich chocolate combines with peppermint for one decadent dessert. Get the recipe.

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10. Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars

Sugar cookies topped with peppermint frosting and candy cane topping sounds too good to pass up. Get the recipe.

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11. Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes

Why not have that peppermint mocha in cupcake form? That way, you can have your peppermint mocha, and drink it, too. Get the recipe.

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12. Peppermint Ice Cream

Cold, refreshing peppermint ice cream? Sounds like it’d pair well with a mug of cocoa, am I right? Get the recipe.

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13. Peppermint Marshmallows

Make your hot chocolate all the more fitting for the holidays by adding sweet, fluffy, minty marshmallows. Get the recipe.

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May your holidays be merry and minty!