6 Peppermint Recipes to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

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6 Peppermint Recipes to Get You in the Holiday Spirit
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Mistletoe could be hanging in any doorway this time of year. Eating tons of peppermint-flavored treats is just a polite way of making sure your breath is always minty fresh, right? Oh, who are we kidding; you don't need any excuse to seek out peppermint around the holidays. 'Tis the season for rich chocolate and tangy peppermint to join together and bring good tidings to your taste buds.

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One-Bowl Peppermint Brownies
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One-Bowl Peppermint Brownies

Making a delicious, decadent treat that doesn't make a mess of your entire kitchen? That's a real holiday miracle. These fudgy brownies are packed with peppermint flavor, and you'll only dirty one bowl on your quest to enjoy them. It might actually be a little too easy to whip up a batch of these whenever you're craving mint and chocolate.

Homemade Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
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Homemade Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

There are people out there who think ice cream is only for the summer months. Those people are wrong, and we should all feel sorry for them. Making your own creamy, minty, chocolate-studded ice cream at home is guaranteed to get you in a holiday mood, no matter what's happening with the weather. This recipe can even work if you don't have an ice cream maker at home.

Thin Mint Cookies
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Thin Mint Cookies

For lovers of mint and chocolate, the perfect thin mints recipe is like the holy grail. That might sound dramatic, but that doesn't mean it's wrong. This recipe delivers crispy, buttery chocolate wafers submerged in minty, creamy chocolate. Bet you can't eat just one (or three).

Vegan Thin Mints
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Vegan Thin Mints

What's better than one delicious thin mints recipe? Two delicious thin mint recipes. This vegan version uses oil and non-dairy milk for cookies that include no animal products but plenty of chocolate and peppermint flavor.

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