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 w/Peppermint Filling
Red Velvet Whoopie Pies with Peppermint Filling

    A luscious peppermint-and-cream cheese filling puts a festive spin on cakelike whoopie pies.

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.

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.

Peppermint Cream Bars

    These bars are a treat to eat, with a thick cookie dough crust, a thin layer of creamy peppermint filling, and a gooey white chocolate ganache topping.

Cocoa Tassies with Peppermint Frosting

    These tiny, chocolaty tartlets feature a sweet peppermint filling. Bits of peppermint candy add pizzazz.

Chocolate-Peppermint Meringue Kisses

    Ideal for a holiday open house, these sweets feature a layer of crushed peppermint candy, velvety chocolate, and billowy meringue.

White Chocolate and Candy Cane Cheesecake

    This rich cheesecake recipe is the ultimate holiday dessert. Garnish it with peppermint candies just before serving.

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.

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.

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.

Chocolate-Peppermint Cream Puffs

    Peppermint ice cream tops buttery pastry filled with a decadent chocolate-peppermint cream.

Candy Cane Thumbprints

    Tender butter cookies are topped with a creamy peppermint frosting and crushed peppermint candies.

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.

White-Chocolate Candy Cane Drops

    Two holiday favorites -- white chocolate and chocolate-filled peppermint candies -- make these cookies a crowd pleaser.

Peppermint Cream Bites

    A chocolate cookie crumb crust is topped with rich layers of peppermint cream and chocolate fudge in this show-stopping dessert.

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.

Double-Chocolate Diamonds

    For this pretty treat, crisp chocolate cookies are dipped in melted chocolate and topped with crushed peppermint candy.

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.

Chocolate Mint Divinity

    Crushed peppermint candies give this milk chocolate candy a special twist.

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