Some foods are just meant to go together, as is the case with chocolate and mint! There is something magical about this combination that creates so many decadent, rich, and creative treats. National Chocolate Mint Day is officially here, and we put together 15 delicious recipes from the Food Monster App so you can celebrate!

1. Sugar-Free Dark Chocolate Mint Pops

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Need a break from your same ol’ dessert routine? Try these amazingly creamy dark chocolate mint pops from Gabrielle St. Claire. What sets these pops apart are that they have a rich texture almost like cheesecake, they won’t melt like the traditional pops, pack avocado, coconut, stevia for sugar, a natural green color derived from the avocado, a dark chocolate drizzle shell, and crunchy pistachios!

2. Raw Chocolate Mint Doughnuts 

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These sweet, decadent chocolate mint doughnuts are an amazing raw dessert experience. Dense and gooey, the base is made from dates, oats, and almonds, with some cacao powder. The mint frosting is made up of coconut cream, mint leaves, maple syrup, and some spirulina for color. The chocolate drizzle is your basic and fabulous raw chocolate. These doughnuts from Emily von Euw aren’t the typical light and fluffy ones you know — and that’s okay.

3. Peppermint Hot Chocolate

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This hot cocoa is perfect during and after the holidays! Soak in all the delicious flavors and benefits of this peppermint hot chocolate by Danielle Capalino without adding any sugar.

4. Matcha Green Tea and Mint Cheesecake

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This stunning cheesecake by Tiana Haines combines the refreshing flavors of green tea and mint with a hint of chocolate. If you are a green tea lover, you must make this recipe!

5. Matcha Peppermint Chocolate

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This matcha peppermint chocolate from Heidi Turunen is so delicious, but also very healthy because of the pure ingredients, essential oil and superfoods used. There’s not many combinations as perfect as peppermint and chocolate.

6. Homemade Peppermint Patties

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These peppermint patties from Caroline Ginolfi are dairy-free, soy-free, and nut-free, so they’re perfect if you have allergies! The peppermint-kissed filling enrobed in rich, dark chocolate simply melts in your mouth.

7. Midnight Mint Mocha Brownies 

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Nicole Dunai brings you all the flavor of your favorite frappuccino’s, in vegan brownie form! These fudgey mocha brownies are topped with a deliciously smooth mint frosting and dusted with minted sugar! Fudgey, chocolatey, coffee infused brownies, covered in vegan mint buttercream frosting and topped with minty sugar. If you’re a mint chocolate lover, these are legit going to be your new fave!

8. Raw Thin Mints

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These raw thin mints are seriously so tasty. If you love thin mints or After Eight Chocolates, this recipe by Heidi Turunen is for you.

9. Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream 

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Can you believe this whole thing is raw and vegan? This raw vegan mint chocolate chip banana ice cream by Mariko Sakata is so healthy and refreshing!

10. Dark Chocolate Andes Mint Fudge 

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This rich, thick, and melt in your mouth fudge is everything! A perfect combo of dark chocolate and mint come together to reenact a sinful favorite but in fudge form! The best thing about this delicious fudge is that it’s completely guilt-free, paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, refined sugar-free, easy to make, no-bake, and clean-eating! It’s a sinless must-have from Sabrina Estafo, especially if you’re a mint fan!

11. Chocolate Peppermint Crunch Cups 

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Rich, crunchy and sweet, these chocolate peppermint crunch cups are full of smooth, peppermint-infused coconut butter! The candy canes are optional, which means that this recipe by Kat Condon could easily be enjoyed year round. However I think the candy canes add the perfect extra “oomph” to these cups.

12. Mint Chocolate Truffles 

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Chocolate truffles. They melt in your mouth. Mint chocolate truffles add a layer of extra yum. But what about those who are dairy free or vegan? Trust me when I tell you… these vegan truffles from Holly Bertone will rival those with cream. They will leave you wanting more. And they fit in with your nutrition protocol.

13. Raw Chocolate Mint Cake 

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Chocolate and mint are a much-loved combination and this cake is decadent and rich, yet still light and luscious. If you cannot find fresh coconut meat, you can substitute for more cashews, but the coconut meat does create a really silky texture in this recipe by Kelly Fielding.

14. Peppermint Bark 

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There are a few variations to making peppermint bark. But it’s all pretty much the same – melt the chocolate, add mints. This bark by Holly Bertone is so easy to make! Perfect for your holiday guests, hostess gifts, or all around holiday noshing.

15. Mint Slice

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This is a sweet little vegan bite from Maryke Wylde that tastes just like a regular mint slice. These keep for about a week in the fridge. Nut free, these could also easily be made gluten free by substituting gluten free flour.

We hope you have a fabulous chocolate mint day enjoying at least one of these delicious recipes! If you’re craving more chocolate mint recipes (or any vegan recipe for that matter) then you should go download the Food Monster App! On there contains over 15,000 vegan and allergy-friendly recipes, and is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook.