Last Updated on August 3, 2023 by Share My Kitchen
As the colder weather approaches, people’s minds (and stomachs) start to think about all the festive holiday treats and feasts that await them. The perfect combination of peppermint with chocolate is the best of all these holiday flavors. From Starbucks’ peppermint lattes to the homemade peppermint fudge, chocolate and mint scream holiday season. These 21 deliciously chocolatey and refreshingly minty recipes are sure to satisfy all your winter cravings. There won’t be judgment if you dress any of these up with a red bow.
1. Mint Oreo Cheesecake Bars
This delicious snack can be made with seasonal mint Oreo cookies. It is a super simple holiday treat that takes less than an hour to create.
2. Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Cake
Anyone who says eating ice cream in winter doesn’t seem cool has probably never had this cake. It has rich fudge sauce and lots of crunch from the walnuts and mint chips ice cream, which create an explosion of texture and flavor.
3. Baked Chocolate Donuts with Mint Frosting
Do you need to get a boost of mint chocolate to kickstart your day? You can try these delicious donuts. They are baked, not fried. And they make a healthier breakfast or dessert.
4. Mint Chocolate Meringues
You can place a bowlful of these pretty pale green meringues on your holiday table. They will definitely become a hit and will disappear before the party is over.
5. Mint Chip Superfood Smoothie
You want to get rid of holiday indulgence but still enjoy all the delicious flavors you’re craving? Then, you can try making this healthy breakfast smoothie, which gets its green coloring from spirulina powder (optional).
6. Chocolate Coconut Peppermint Patties
It’s okay to indulge in peppermint patties every now and again. However, this healthy and vegan version is something you can consider eating so you can indulge more consciously.
7. Peppermint White Hot Chocolate with Toasted Marshmallows
This warm winter drink calls to white chocolate chips. However, you can use any kind of chocolate you prefer.
8. Chocolate Mint Marshmallows
These fluffy homemade chocolate-mint marshmallows can top your classic hot cocoa recipe. They can also make an excellent snack.
9. Mint Chocolate Chip Milkshake
Are you not a fan of hot chocolate? This cold, minty treat is the perfect alternative. You only need a blender to make this delicious treat.
10. Fresh Mint and Chocolate Chip Cookies
The perfect holiday update on this classic chocolate chip cookie is a fresh minty twist.
11. No-Bake Grasshopper Pie
You can prepare this no-bake grasshopper pie – a delicious combination of mint cream on chocolate crust – if your oven is otherwise occupied with holiday food. It is perfect to add to your holiday repertoire.
12. Mint Chocolate Oreo Bark
This sweet snack is great for all occasions throughout the year thanks to Andes mints, Oreos, and lots of chocolate. It has a holiday flair thanks to the addition of mint and chocolate.
13. Chocolate Mint Power Balls
Before you go on a winter hike, make sure to have a few of these delicious superfood, Larabar-style snacks in your bag.
14. Mint Chocolate Puppy Chow
Because it is so versatile, this is one of the best easy-to-make snacks. This recipe is similar to the Halloween version. However, you can change the flavor by using this recipe.
15. Chocolate Mousse Plants
Although the dessert’s design is not holiday-themed, it’s adorable enough that any guest would love to eat it after dinner.
16. Mint Ganache Truffles
These candies are a great way to indulge in decadent chocolate, but they’re definitely worth it.
17. Mint Chocolate Mini Cakes
You will find that these dense cakes look almost like mini brownies. However, the delicious ganache that is layered over top gives them an extra boost of chocolate. One festive topping is whipped cream and a mint leaf.
18. Vegan Chocolate Macaroons with Mint Frosting
This recipe is a bit difficult for beginners, but it’s a delicious mint chocolate dessert that will make everyone happy (even gluten-free and vegan people).
19. Mint Chocolate Avocado Ice Cream
Although technically it isn’t ice-cream because it isn’t made with cream or sugar, you won’t be able to tell the difference. Its creamy texture comes from avocados and bananas, which feels luscious without being too heavy.
20. Mint Chocolate Whoopie Pies
You will have part cookie, part cake, part ice cream sandwich, and they’re all delicious!
21. Chocolate Mint Bombs
These chocolate mint truffles are a great way to end your meal. It is the perfect treat to bring together family and friends in the kitchen to cook and indulge.