Indulge in the festive spirit with these delightful peppermint cookie recipes, perfect for holiday parties, gifts, or simply enjoying a warm, cozy night in. The refreshing taste of peppermint and the sweet deliciousness of cookies create a holiday treat that’s hard to resist!

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Festive Christmas Cookies

Christmas is a time for family, friends, and baking! The holidays would not be complete without all the delicious Christmas cookies and treats.

And nothing is more festive during the holiday season than the smell and taste of peppermint! Each peppermint cookie recipe is perfect for baking your way into the Christmas spirit!

Whether you are looking for a new treat to add to your holiday cookie platter, something yummy to snack on for a fun family Christmas movie, or feel like baking to some Christmas tunes, there is a delicious recipe that everyone will love here!

Why We Love These Recipes

  • Peppermint flavor – the refreshing taste of peppermint is perfect for getting into the holiday spirit.
  • Perfect for holiday parties – sure to be a hit with guests of all ages.
  • Easy to make – requiring minimal ingredients, making them great for last-minute baking needs.
  • Great for gifts – package them in festive wrapping or containers for a personal touch.
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Peppermint Buttercream Chocolate Crackle Cookie Sandwiches
Celebrate the holidays with these Peppermint Buttercream Chocolate Crackle Cookie Sandwiches. They’re full of rich chocolate flavor, just the right amount of chewy, with a crisp outside.
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Hot Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
These Hot Chocolate Peppermint Cookies are the perfect cozy holiday cookie. The brownie-like batter makes for a super-rich and fudgy cookie, while topping the cookies with gooey toasted marshmallows and crunchy candy cane pieces make them irresistible.
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Christmas Tree Sugar Cookies with Peppermint Buttercream Frosting
Christmas Tree Sugar Cookies with Peppermint Buttercream Frosting
You’ll love these Christmas Tree Sugar Cookies with Crushed Peppermint Buttercream Frosting for holiday parties and cookie swaps! They’re so soft and chewy, and the candy cane flavor is perfect for the holidays!
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Peppermint Snowball Cookies
What do you get when you mix a favorite Christmas cookie dessert recipe with peppermint extract? Peppermint Snowball Cookies! This recipe is perfect for the holiday season and will quickly become your new go-to.
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Striped Peppermint Sugar Cookies
Kick your holiday baking up a notch with these Striped Peppermint Sugar Cookies. Colorful and festive, each bite offers a sweet peppermint taste of the holiday season.
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Peppermint Mocha Cookies
Sleigh baking season this Christmas with Peppermint Mocha Cookies. Rich, chocolaty cookies with hints of your favorite coffee drink are dipped in creamy white chocolate and then speckled with crushed candy canes.
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Peppermint Chocolate Ganache Thumbprint Cookies
Traditional thumbprint sugar cookies get a holiday twist with a chocolate ganache filling sprinkled with peppermint pieces.
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Chocolate Peppermint Cookie Cups
These Chocolate Peppermint Cookie Cups are the perfect make-ahead treat for the holidays. Dark chocolate cookies filled with whipped peppermint cheesecake and topped with crushed candy canes!
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Brownie Cookies with Peppermint
Peppermint Brownie Cookies
These super easy brownie cookies transform into something special when dipped in white chocolate and crushed peppermint.
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Chocolate Peppermint Crinkle Cookies
Chocolate Peppermint Crinkle Cookies
A hint of peppermint adds a festive touch to these fudgy Chocolate Peppermint Crinkle Cookies. A wonderful choice for your holiday baking list.
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Peppermint Meringue Cookies Recipe
This delicious Peppermint Meringue Cookie Recipe is so easy to make and the perfect addition to any Holiday celebration.
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Triple Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
Super simple, extra delicious, and perfectly sweet Triple Chocolate Peppermint Cookies. An easy chocolate cookie made with a mix of white and brown sugar, chocolate chunks, peppermint oil, then baked to perfection and dipped in sweet white chocolate.
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White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
The perfect holiday cookie recipe that tastes just like Christmas! These Vegan White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies are gluten-free, allergy-free, and full of dairy-free white chocolate chips and crushed peppermint candies!
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Peppermint Sugar Cookies
Everyone will love these delicious, easy, no-chill peppermint sugar cookies with fun festive sprinkles.
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Chocolate Peppermint Kiss Thumbprint Cookies with Sprinkles
These chocolate peppermint kiss thumbprint cookies are the perfect combination of soft chocolate goodness with a burst of Hersey’s peppermint kiss in the middle.
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Peppermint Cookie FAQs

Most of these recipes can be made ahead and stored in an airtight container for up to a week. Some may even freeze well for longer storage. Be sure to check the specific recipe for more information.

Yes, alternatives may be available, making these recipes suitable for dietary restrictions. You can use dairy-free butter or gluten-free flour, for example. Just be sure to check the ingredient lists and instructions carefully.

Absolutely! While peppermint is the star of these cookie recipes, you can always experiment with other flavors like chocolate, cinnamon, or even citrus for a unique twist.

More Christmas Treats

If you are looking for more yummy Christmas treats, be sure to check out these…

  • Pretzel Reindeers – quick to make with your kids and delicious right out of the oven or as soon as they cool down! These Reindeer Pretzels are a sweet, salty snack perfect for the holidays.
  • Christmas Cracker Bark – cracker bark is a delicious holiday treat that’s easy to make and perfect for gifting, too, so be sure to make enough to share!
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