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
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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.

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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.

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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 Cream Bites

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

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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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Double-Chocolate Diamonds

    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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