Stunning Peppermint Desserts
A Christmas favorite -- peppermint -- adds a deliciously festive twist to these luscious dessert recipes.
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Red Velvet Whoopie Pies with Peppermint Filling
A luscious peppermint-and-cream cheese filling puts a festive spin on cakelike whoopie pies.
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Peppermint-Fudge Brownie Bites
With just 15 minutes of prep time, these brownie bites are a snap to whip up. We love the crunchy-chewy combo of the marshmallow-candy cane topper.
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Double-Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti
One of the yummiest flavor combinations --chocolate and mint -- come together in this biscotti recipe. Crushed peppermint candy makes a pretty topper.
5 Candy Cane Creations
Candy canes steal the show in festive cookies, cosmos, and other delicious treats. The best part? Each recipe is super simple to make.
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Cocoa Tassies with Peppermint Frosting
These tiny, chocolaty tartlets feature a sweet peppermint filling. Bits of peppermint candy add pizzazz.
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Chocolate-Peppermint Meringue Kisses
Ideal for a holiday open house, these sweets feature a layer of crushed peppermint candy, velvety chocolate, and billowy meringue.
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White Chocolate and Candy Cane Cheesecake
This rich cheesecake recipe is the ultimate holiday dessert. Garnish it with peppermint candies just before serving.
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Little Peppermint Cakes
This no-bake dessert is ready in 30 minutes. Store-bought pound cake is coated with a blend of peppermint extract, melted white chocolate, and vanilla frosting.
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Peppermint and White Chocolate Cream Pie
Rich white chocolate filling billows over this pie's dark chocolate crust with a double dose of mint flavor -- and it takes just 20 minutes to put together.
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Star Mint Meringues
For an easy low-cal holiday sweet, try these light and airy peppermint-laced meringues. Prep takes just 20 minutes and only six ingredients are required.
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Chocolate-Peppermint Cream Puffs
Peppermint ice cream tops buttery pastry filled with a decadent chocolate-peppermint cream.
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Candy Cane Thumbprints
Tender butter cookies are topped with a creamy peppermint frosting and crushed peppermint candies.
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Swirls-of-Peppermint Cheesecake Bars
Peppermint adds a spirited twist to this holiday classic. Top each bar with a peppermint candy right before serving so the candy colors don't bleed onto the cheesecake topping.
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White-Chocolate Candy Cane Drops
Two holiday favorites -- white chocolate and chocolate-filled peppermint candies -- make these cookies a crowd pleaser.
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Peppermint Fudge Paris-Brest
Tender puff pastry is filled with rich hot fudge and cool peppermint ice cream in this dessert. Bits of peppermint candy add a festive touch.
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For this pretty treat, crisp chocolate cookies are dipped in melted chocolate and topped with crushed peppermint candy.
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Candy Cane Bark
This candy is so simple to make that the kids can help. It also makes a great party favor or stocking stuffer.
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Chocolate Mint Divinity
Crushed peppermint candies give this milk chocolate candy a special twist.
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