Chocolate Peppermint Crinkles

Okay, I’ll confess. These cookies are not really much like peppermint ice cream with hot fudge, but they are a really lovely combination of chocolate and peppermint.

Peppermint Bark Brownies

Peppermint and I have some things in common, namely, that we are both close personal friends with chocolate, and we’re both tired of cherries and strawberries monopolizing the Valentines Day dessert scene.

Peppermint Cream Cheese Thumbprints

I’ve wanted to make these cute peppermint cookies for some time now. I bet these would be fantastic with a cup of dark chocolate cocoa. I love the peppermint hot chocolate at Starbucks, by the way, speaking of peppermint and chocolate and things I love.

Chocolate Mint Cookie Bars

I decided to throw together some last minute cookie bars, and I seriously considered a repeat of the Coconut Chocolate Chip Bars. But my chocolate cravings got the best of me, and with the presence of cocoa powder, mint chocolate chips, AND mint patties in my pantry, the decision became a verrry easy one. A little too easy, maybe.

Peppermint Popcorn Bark

Since I’m addicted to the Food Bloggers Network, and I’m addicted to popcorn, this recipe was a natural leap. And, at the risk of tooting my own horn even more than usual, let me tell you that this might be my most brilliant concoction ever. Seriously.

Peppermint Bark

This peppermint bark was the Hippie Chick’s idea. And it was a fantastic one. We had fun making it together. We had fun eating it together, too.

Chocolate Peppermint Fudge

Easiest fudge recipe ever! This chocolate fudge recipe is super easy to make, and very festive with added peppermint candies.

Peppermint Meringues

 Share on TumblrI’m tired.  I’ve heard tales of people who regularly experience life on only 5 hours of sleep or less, but let me tell you, I am not one of those. Another fun fact about me: I can be kind of unpleasant to be around when I’m tired.  Or so I hear. I dragged [Read On]

Peppermint Meltaways

 Share on TumblrA recipe for a simple, dense mint cookie. Source: Square Bakery, though I admit to a small change or two. Yield: 2-3 dozen I’m a sucker for mint.  Peppermint, spearmint, any kind of mint, I’ll take it.  I’ve been wanting to try this recipe for a while, and the day finally came.  Hooray! [Read On]

Peppermint Joe-Joe’s

 Share on TumblrA recipe for a crumbly chocolate cookie sandwiched with peppermint filling. Source: Craving Chronicles, one of my favorite recipe sources. Yield: About one dozen completed sandwiches. I am a sucker for peppermint.  When we were first married, my husband and I lived on campus at a University known for it’s agriculture program.  They [Read On]

Chocolate Peppermint Pinwheels

 Share on TumblrSugar cookie dough infused with chocolate and peppermint and swirled into a lovely pinwheel. Source: Alton Brown, on the Food Network Site. Yield: about 20 giant cookies Perhaps the only flavor combination to come close to the amazing wonder of chocolate and peanut butter together is chocolate and peppermint.  For years I have [Read On]