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The Best Christmas Desserts: 10 Perfect Peppermint Recipes

By: Beth Ann Morley, editor for

Peppermint Patty BrowniesIt's hard enough trying to pick the perfect presents to buy your friends and family, so you shouldn't have to think too hard when deciding which Christmas desserts you should make. These 10 Perfect Peppermint Recipes would be an amazing addition to any dessert table. Because they'll look amazing, your friends and family won't want to eat the sweet treats and ruin the appearance of your dessert plate. But after trying one of these amazing Christmas desserts, your guests will be scarfing down these peppermint desserts faster than you could ever imagine. Although these treats will look amazing on the dessert table, they won't last long once everyone realizes how delicious they really are.

In this collection of peppermint recipes, you'll find some peppermint bark, peppermint fudge, peppermint patties, and more. It'll be hard to decide which recipe to try first. We'd love to help you decide, but, because we love them all equally, you'll have to make the hard decision for yourself. Of course, the simplest solution is to make all of these peppermint Christmas desserts, then you won't have to choose just one.

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The Best Christmas Desserts: 10 Perfect Peppermint Recipes

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Looking for some delicious Christmas cookies? Here are 13 Unique Christmas Cookie Recipes that you'll love. 


Peppermint and Chocolate Desserts

Chocolate and Peppermint is a classic combination that everyone seems to love.  These chocolate Christmas desserts are perfect treats for when you've finished your delicious Christmas dinner. 

1. Peppermint Patty Freezer Pie: This Peppermint Patty Freezer Pie is heavenly.  It takes almost no time at all to make, and it's healthy. So, when you take in all of those calories during your Christmas dinner, you can feel good eating this chocolate dessert.  

2. Chocolate Peppermint Macaroons: These macaroons would be the perfect centerpiece for your gluten-free dessert table.  The chocolate and peppermint go so well together, and you'll wonder why it took you so long to find this recipe. 

3. Dairy Free Peppermint Bark (pictured bottom right): This dairy-free, gluten-free peppermint bark tastes amazing. Your guests won't have a clue that this Christmas dessert doesn't have milk or eggs in it. 


Dairy Free Peppermint Bark

4. Homemade Peppermint Patties: You'll win the hearts and stomachs of everyone who tries these peppermint patties.  This dessert will go quickly, so be sure to grab a few for yourself. 

5. Peppermint Bark Cookies: The dessert table wouldn't be the same without these Peppermint Bark Cookies.  The chocolate isn't overwhelming, and the peppermint adds the extra flavor that takes this dessert to the next level. 

6. Peppermint Chocolate Fudge (pictured top right): This is another dairy-free dessert that will your sweet tooth.  The creamy chocolate fudge would be the perfect, light dessert when you're already feeling full. 

7. Peppermint Patty Brownies: It'll be hard to resist these peppermint brownies. You'll want to eat the whole pan before your guests even arrive. Make sure you share because this recipe deserves to be tried by everyone. 



No Bake Candy Cane Cookie BitesOther Favorite Peppermint Treats

Although chocolate and peppermint is a traditional combination, you can shock your friends and family with these creative, yet still delicious, peppermint treats. They'll be amazed at how well you know your way around the kitchen. 

1. No Bake Candy Cane Cookie Bites (pictured right): You can decorate these no bake cookie bites with adorable Christmas bows to make them perfect for the dessert table. 


2. Peppermint Cheesecake: Smooth and creamy, this cheesecake is sure to win over your in-laws. They'll soon be begging you for this Christmas dessert recipe. 


3. Peppermint Ice Cream: When everyone settles down after the Christmas dinner, you can bring out this amazing Peppermint Ice Cream. No matter how full your guests are, they'll find the space to fit this delicious dessert. 


Want even more Christmas desserts? Check out these 8 Gluten Free Christmas Dessert Recipes. 



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