Peppermint recipes can be found in the form of hot chocolate and fudge, cookies and cakes. Why we don’t add peppermint to our desserts the rest of the year, we’ll never understand.  A Christmas favorite — peppermint — adds a deliciously festive twist to these luscious dessert recipes.If the thought of minty chocolate sweets gets you excited for the holidays, check out these recipes. Your holiday dessert buffet wouldn’t be complete without this favorite Christmas flavor.

Peppermint bark popcorn via Cooking Classy

Peppermint bark popcorn | 25+ peppermint recipes

Oreo peppermint crunch cookies via Inside BruCrew Life

Oreo peppermint crunch cookies | 25+ peppermint recipes

Candy cane peppermint puppy chow via Daily Dish Recipes

Candy cane peppermint puppy chow | 25+ peppermint recipes

Candy cane rice krispie treats 
via Essentially Eclectic

Candy cane rice krispie treats | 25+ peppermint recipes

Peppermint bark pretzels via Love from the Oven

Peppermint bark pretzels | 25+ peppermint recipes

Peppermint kiss cookies via CincyShopper

Peppermint kiss cookies | 25+ peppermint recipes

Mini peppermint cream white chocolate cheesecake tarts via

Mini peppermint cream white chocolate cheesecake tarts | 25+ peppermint recipes

Peppermint hot chocolate mix recipe via SNAP!

Peppermint hot chocolate mix recipe | 25+ peppermint recipes

No-bake peppermint cheesecake via Beyond Frosting

No-bake peppermint cheesecake | 25+ peppermint recipes

Homemade peppermint patties via The Gunny Sack

Homemade peppermint patties | 25+ peppermint recipes

Peppermint swirl sugar cookies via Simple Bites

Peppermint swirl sugar cookies | 25+ peppermint recipes

Chocolate candy cane truffles via Your Cup of Cake

Chocolate candy cane truffles | 25+ peppermint recipes

Double chocolate peppermint cookies via Woman’s Day

Double chocolate peppermint cookies | 25+ peppermint recipes

Peppermint eggnog milkshake via Swanky Recipes

Peppermint eggnog milkshake | 25+ peppermint recipes

Peppermint crunch fudge via Lil’ Luna

Peppermint fudge | 25+ peppermint recipes

Peppermint hot chocolate cupcakes via Beyond Frosting

Peppermint hot chocolate cupcakes | 25+ peppermint recipes

 Peppermint meringues via Woman’s Day

Peppermint meringues | 25+ peppermint recipes