Try these Easy Peppermint desserts sure to be a hit. From cookies and snack mix to cakes and more, these Peppermint dessert recipes are delicious.

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Bring on the peppermint. If you love all things peppermint, these are the recipes to make. They are super easy and the perfect Christmas dessert.

Your family and friends can enjoy peppermint flavor all season long thanks to these easy desserts. Whether you like cookies or prefer fudge, we have recipes for that and so much more.

Make your baking list and get started today. Each of these recipes are fantastic and better than anything store bought.

These desserts will be the star of any holiday party. Not only do they taste great but they look so festive for Christmas. I also make Italian Christmas Desserts.

1. Peppermint Cookies

Every holiday party needs cookies and these peppermint cookies do not disappoint. It is the perfect combination of chocolate and peppermint.

Peppermint Cookies
Chocolate peppermint cookies look so festive and taste delicious with the peppermint and chocolate combination. Make these light and fluffy chocolate dipped peppermint cookies for a tasty holiday tradition! 
Peppermint Cookies

2. Peppermint Fudge

If you are looking for simple, this 4 ingredient fudge is the one to try. It is creamy and delicious with so much peppermint flavor. It also looks so festive.

Peppermint fudge
Each bite of Peppermint fudge melts in your mouth and tastes heavenly. The entire recipe only calls for 4 simple ingredients.
Peppermint fudge

3. Peppermint White Chocolate Brownies

Brownies combined with white chocolate and peppermint make the best treat. This is the perfect brownie for Christmas parties.

Peppermint White Chocolate Brownies
You are going to love this White Chocolate Peppermint Brownies Recipe, one of the perfect Christmas treats.
Peppermint White Chocolate Brownies

4. Peppermint Bark

This will be a new tradition once you see how easy it is. Peppermint bark is one of the easiest desserts to make but so decadent. The crushed peppermint and chocolate flavor make the best Christmas treat.

Chocolate Peppermint bark
Peppermint Bark Recipe is so simple to make and a holiday staple around here. The rich chocolate and festive peppermint look gorgeous together and taste delicious. This recipe is a must try.
Chocolate Peppermint bark

5. Candy Cane Kiss Cookies

These soft and fluffy cookies take only 20 minutes to make. Your house will smell amazing as these bake. No one will guess how little time these cookies take to make.

Peppermint Kiss Cookies
Candy cane kiss cookies takes only 20 minutes to make and looks so festive. Each bite is soft and fluffy with tons of peppermint flavor!
Peppermint Kiss Cookies

6. Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Chocolate and peppermint come together for a delicious cookie. They look festive and tasty with crushed candy canes sprinkled on top.

Chocolate peppermint cookies
Chocolate peppermint cookies recipe starts with a cake mix and tastes amazing. Each bite is loaded with chocolate and crushed candy canes.
Chocolate peppermint cookies

7. Reindeer Peppermint Cupcakes

This is such a fun dessert idea. Make these easy Reindeer cupcakes for class parties, Christmas day and more.

Reindeer Peppermint Cupcakes
Cute Reindeer Cupcakes for you to make. These are crazy easy, but oh so adorable. The kids will love to help.
Reindeer Peppermint Cupcakes

8. Candy Cane Pie Recipe

Christmas dinner is now complete with this candy cane pie for dessert. The filling is so rich and packed with peppermint. The chocolate crust makes it even better.

Candy Cane Pie
This creamy candy cane pie recipe is loaded with the best filling and oreo pie crust. Each bite of this no bake treat is light and fluffy.
Candy Cane Pie

9. Candy Cane cupcakes

Swirls of red and one make this cupcake perfect for Christmas. The icing is homemade buttercream and sounds delicious.

Candy Cane Cupccakes
These cute and festive Candy Cane Cupcakes are the perfect Christmas or Holiday treat. Topped with homemade peppermint buttercream frosting, these cupcakes taste just like a candy cane!
Candy Cane Cupccakes

10. Holiday Peppermint Cake

Jazz up cake with this layered peppermint version. It is simple to make but looks so fancy. Everyone will think you bought this at a bakery.

Holiday Peppermint Cake
It’s easy to dazzle your friends and family with this simple and delicious Holiday Peppermint Cake! It’s so showstopping and delicious, it just may become a holiday tradition!
Holiday Peppermint Cake

11. Peppermint Oreo Balls

Turn classic oreo balls into an easy peppermint dessert. The dark chocolate is rich and delicious. You only need a few simple ingredients for this recipe.

Peppermint Oreo Balls
Peppermint Oreo Balls is a tasty mixture of cream cheese, Oreo cookies, and crushed candy canes with the best candy coating. Sprinkle each ball with more candy canes for a festive touch.
Peppermint Oreo Balls

12. Christmas Peppermint Cake

Peppermint cake has a luscious topping with crushed candy canes on top. It will definitely be the star of your dessert table. The icing is drizzled all over the cake for the perfect dessert.

Christmas Peppermint Cake
Candy Canes are a crunchy, minty, and mouth-watering candy eaten during the holidays. These candies can also be turned into an amazing dessert for this holiday season. And this new Peppermint Cake recipe will be the perfect addition after a Christmas dinner.
Christmas Peppermint Cake

13. Peppermint Patties

Peppermint patties are very easy to make at home. Turn this holiday classic into a peppermint dream complete with sprinkles. If you love this candy, homemade peppermint patties are a must try.

Peppermint Patties
This easy homemade peppermint patties recipe is the ultimate holiday treat. A creamy peppermint center is surrounded by dark chocolate and finished off with festive sprinkles.
Peppermint Patties

14. Peppermint Oreo Milkshake

It might be winter but ice cream is still top of my list. Whip up this peppermint oreo milkshake for a real treat. It is so yummy that everyone will want you to make this year round.

Peppermint Oreo Milkshake
This Peppermint Oreo Milkshake is the perfect festive treat for the holidays. Made with creamy vanilla ice cream, sweet Oreos, and a candy cane, you will want to make one of these all year long!
Peppermint Oreo Milkshake

15. Mini Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake

Mini cheesecakes loaded with chocolate and peppermint make the best Christmas dessert. They look so cute but you can easily make these. Individual size desserts are perfect for parties.

Mini Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake
This new Mini Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake may become a new favorite. This will have your family and friends enjoying the Holiday season a little more
Mini Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake

16. Peppermint Brownie Cookies

Brownie cookies get dipped into Andes mints for a heavenly treat. Just when you think it can’t get any better, the cookies are also topped with crushed candy canes.

Peppermint Brownie Cookies
Peppermint Brownie Cookies start with a doctored brownie mix that makes them perfectly fudgy, chewy, and chocolatey! This easy cookie recipe requires zero chilling and after baking you dip them in melted Andes mints and top with crushed candy canes!
Peppermint Brownie Cookies

17. Chocolate Marshmallow Peppermint Cookies

This cookie reminds me of s’mores with a peppermint twist. It is such a fun and tasty treat to make. The layers of flavors make a great cookie.

Chocolate Marshmallow Peppermint Cookie
Chocolate cookies topped with marshmallows and crushed peppermint candies are delicious, and easy to make. The perfect touch of peppermint for the holidays.
Chocolate Marshmallow Peppermint Cookie

18. Peppermint brownies

Delicious layers of chocolate, cream cheese frosting and chopped candy canes make this recipe out of this world. Plain brownies may never be the same.

Peppermint Brownies
This recipe for peppermint brownies is fudgy chocolate squares topped with cream cheese frosting and chopped candy canes. The perfect holiday treat!
Peppermint Brownies

19. Chocolate Peppermint Shortbread

Old fashioned shortbread is loaded with chocolate and peppermint. This classic recipe is jazzed up for Christmas and so tasty.

Chocolate Peppermint Shortbread
Grandma’s recipe for Chocolate Peppermint Shortbread is an old fashioned recipe that the whole family will love.
Chocolate Peppermint Shortbread

20. Peppermint Bark Puppy Chow

We love puppy chow year round and this holiday version is the best. Pieces of candy canes and chocolate chips make each bite yummy. Make this to give as gifts during Christmas for a quick and easy treat.

Peppermint Bark Puppy Chow
Your favorite holiday treat in snack form! Peppermint Bark Puppy Chow (Muddy Buddies)! This vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, and allergy-free recipe uses dairy-free white chocolate and dark chocolate with crushed peppermint candy canes to transform plain Chex cereal into a perfect Christmas treat that’s great for munching and gifting!
Peppermint Bark Puppy Chow

21. Peppermint Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies

Cake mix cookie recipes are so easy and this one does not disappoint. The chocolate and Peppermint Hershey Kiss look festive and delicious. This recipe is perfect for cookie exchanges and very budget friendly for a crowd.

Peppermint Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies
Learn how to make Peppermint Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies with only five ingredients!
Peppermint Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies

22. Peppermint Ice Cream

Peppermint Ice Cream
Peppermint Ice Cream is a decadent mixture of creamy ice cream and crushed peppermint candy. This no churn recipe makes it easy to make homemade ice cream.
Peppermint Ice Cream

23. Candy Cane Popcorn

Candy Cane Popcorn
Candy Cane Popcorn is a creamy blend of peppermint flavor combined with white chocolate and popcorn. This sweet and salty blend is a fun holiday treat.
Candy Cane Popcorn

24. White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies are a holiday favorite. The peppermint flavor and white chocolate chips taste amazing in these soft and fluffy cookies.
White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

25. Starbucks Peppermint Mocha

Starbucks Peppermint Mocha
Now we can make this delicious recipe at home with easy ingredients — the chocolate with the peppermint, drizzled with chocolate makes this drink so delicious.
Starbucks Peppermint Mocha

26. Chick-Fil-A Peppermint Milkshake

Chick-Fil-A Peppermint Milkshake
This Peppermint Milkshake Chick-Fil-A recipe is delicious and you'll love the peppermint and chocolate chips blended together to make a creamy shake.
Chick-Fil-A Peppermint Milkshake

27. Christmas Ice Cream Cake

Christmas Ice Cream Cake
This no-churn Christmas Ice Cream Cake made with simple ingredients is loaded with peppermint flavor and is the perfect holiday treat.
Christmas Ice Cream Cake

28. Peppermint Meringues

Peppermint Meringues
You are going to love the light and airy taste of these Peppermint Meringues made with simple ingredients.
Peppermint Meringues

29. Crockpot Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Crockpot Peppermint Hot Chocolate
This Crockpot Peppermint Hot Chocolate is loaded with flavor and easy to make. The slow cooker does all the work and the hot chocolate stays warm while serving on cold winter days.
Crockpot Peppermint Hot Chocolate

30. Peppermint Dream Dessert

Peppermint Dream Dessert
Peppermint extract, baking chips, cheesecake pudding, and an Oreo crust make this Peppermint Dream Dessert a delectable treat family and friends will love.
Peppermint Dream Dessert

31. Homemade Peppermint Patties

Homemade Peppermint Patties
Simple soft, sweetened mint candy covered in chocolate for a delicious, easy peppermint patty candy.
Homemade Peppermint Patties

32. Holiday Peppermint Cake

Holiday Peppermint Cake
Dazzle your friends and family with this simple and delicious Holiday Peppermint Cake that's easy to make — starting with a boxed cake mix!
Holiday Peppermint Cake

33. Chocolate Peppermint Blossoms

Chocolate Peppermint Blossoms
With a soft dark chocolate cookie base and peppermint kiss, these Chocolate Peppermint Blossoms will be the most beautiful cookie on your Christmas plate!
Chocolate Peppermint Blossoms

34. White Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes

White Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes
Spread some holiday cheer with these moist vanilla peppermint cupcakes are filled with white chocolate fudge and topped with candy cane swirled frosting.
White Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes

35. Candy Cane Peppermint Pretzels

Candy Cane Peppermint Pretzels
These simple Candy Cane Peppermint Pretzels are a chocolate-covered, minty, sweet, and salty snack. They’re a fabulous addition to holiday cookie trays and gift bags!
Candy Cane Peppermint Pretzels

Which Peppermint dessert recipes will you try?

There are so many tasty options. You might want to start baking now for the holiday season.

They are easy enough for last-minute Christmas parties but special enough to make an annual tradition.

Any of these would be perfect for the holidays. Peppermint is such a festive flavor and I have always loved using peppermint extract for baking at Christmas.

My kids love it when I top desserts with peppermint ice cream, peppermint candies, and whipped cream. If you love peppermint as much as we do, you know how exciting this time of year is.

Try these easy Peppermint Christmas desserts. Once you do, please come back and leave a comment.

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