12 Holiday Treats Made 100 Times Better With Peppermint (PHOTOS)

Caroline Olney | Dec 14, 2014 Food & Party

If you don't know it yet, then you're missing out: peppermint is to December as pumpkin is to October. And -- dare I say it -- it is BETTER. It's the perfect partner to all things chocolate, and we all know already that the holidays are the time to fill up on all the desserts you'll just feel guilty eating in January. 

You've probably already started stirring your hot cocoa with candy canes (and if you haven't, you should be!) but there are some peppermint dessert we guarentee you haven't tried yet. Check 'em out, stock up on peppermint extract, and start preheating your oven now because your going to want to be baking all day long.

What's your favorite holiday dessert to make this season?


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