It was the season for everything pumpkin spice and now… ’tis the season for everything peppermint! We’ve created the Ultimate Vegan Holiday Guide and 35 Perfect Holiday Desserts! Now, we thought we would get a bit more specific for all of the peppermint-obsessed dessert lovers out there!
As you prepare for all of your holiday parties this year, take a moment to browse these recipes we found on the Food Monster App so you can make the perfect peppermint holiday desserts!
This delicious holiday Peppermint Mocha Crumb Cake is both moist and full of flavor! The bold peppermint flavor conjures feelings of the holidays, while the subtle hint of coffee keeps it from being too sweet. This is the perfect complement to a hot cup of tea or coffee on a cold winter day.
These Chocolate Peppermint Cups are incredibly easy to make — the hardest part is waiting for the chocolate to harden in the refrigerator (or freezer, if you are that impatient!). They’re the perfect blend of flavors with a layer of dark chocolate, a layer of creamy white chocolate, and a sprinkle of crunchy, crushed candy canes. They make a gorgeous, delicious and inexpensive gift to teachers, neighbors, relatives, co-workers … literally, everyone!
These decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes With Peppermint Cream Cheese Frosting are ready for any holiday party! Topped with a dense peppermint cream cheese frosting, they’re both delicious and festive.
For the perfect snack, keep this Raw Peppermint Truffle Bark in your freezer all winter long. They keep really well and you can go grab a guilt-free piece of chocolate whenever you have a craving. These are rich in omegas and antioxidants. They also make a great presentation for something to pull together quickly for some friends.
These little bundles of joy are high in fat, but it’s a good-for-you fat. These delicious Raw Peppermint Brownies are rich, raw, and full of seasonal flavor. Conveniently, they only have 8 ingredients so you can make them last minute before your holiday festivities!
Did you know that one cup of matcha tea has as many antioxidants as 10 cups of brewed green tea? It’s true! While you can certainly make matcha tea and sip your way to wellness, you can also make yummy treats like these peppermint matcha truffles! Matcha and maca powders are combined with vanilla and peppermint extract, bound together with coconut oil, and then coated in dark chocolate. Yum, these Peppermint Matcha Truffles are energizing and delicious.
The holidays are upon us, and it’s time to start acting like it with this Triple Chocolate Peppermint Bundt Cake. This is the most decadent, righteous chocolate creation, made all that much better with a healthy dose of peppermint–lots of minty extract and a whole load of candy canes. The triple chocolate comes from cocoa powder, dark chips, and ganache.
These mints are mini bites of fresh, delicious flavor packed full of taste and texture. This recipe contains only five ingredients and is simple to prepare. Plus, unlike the stuff at the store, these Chocolate-Covered Coconut Peppermints are 100 percent vegan, raw and healthy!
This Raw Peppermint Oreo Dipped in Dark Chocolate recipe is the BOMB. It tastes as good as the photos look, and I know ya’ll are freaking out over the photos. Basically we’ve got chewy chocolate cookies sandwiching a peppermint vanilla coconut creme filling. Yup. Oh right, then all the cookies are dipped in chocolate, making them double chocolate. Can life get any better? Well, yeah, because these are also really good for you and easy to make. Okay, now life can’t get any better.
Do you ever wish you could have your cake and eat it too … with a cookie and some delicious mint “butter” cream frosting? Then you’re terribly specific food-dream just came true. This Mint Chocolate Cookie Cake recipe makes a moist vanilla layer cake that is loaded with delicious cookie chunks and everything is tied together with a multi-colored frosting that is decadent, creamy, and delicious. This cake has everything we’ve been dreaming of.
Time for a mini Raw White Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake break! This delicious cheesecake recipe is so easy to make! Each raw treat is beautifully made from creamy cashews, kale (but they taste so good, you would never guess that!), and a date-nut base. The only words to really describe these white chocolate cheesecakes is that they are delectable, creamy, sweet, satisfying, luscious, and lip-smackingly amazing!
These Homemade Peppermint Patties 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.
This Raw Vanilla Raspberry Peppermint Cream Cake has delicious holiday flavor. It has a basic raw crust on the bottom (dates and hemp seeds), followed by three gorgeous cashew and orange cream layers. One is subtly sweet and includes vanilla, one is a bit tart and flavored with raspberries, and one is mega refreshing and packed with peppermint leaves. It’s all topped off with dark chocolate (cacao) truffles and drizzle.
Love peppermint? Love mocha? Try this combination cookie that blends these two flavors into one delicious, irresistible bite-size snack and dessert. These Peppermint Mocha Cookies are a simple and delicious treat!
These Christmas Peppermint Patties have a unique twist – they’re are all dressed up for the holidays. Making holiday desserts is easy enough just to use green, red, white, and a little bit of seasonal flavor to make them a perfect treat!
Want more delicious ideas that are perfect for the Holiday Season? Make sure to download the Food Monster App and check out our Vegan Nogs, Sides, Casseroles, Cookies, Stuffings, Breads, Main Dishes, Cakes, Savory Pies, Edible Gifts, Holiday Drinks and Sweet Pies! It is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 10,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Get into the Holiday spirit with some good, old-fashioned, seasonal recipes to bring your friends and family!
Lead image source: Triple Chocolate Peppermint Bundt Cake