Some of the best peppermint drinks you will love and that may even provide some health benefits this winter!
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Peppermint isn’t just a festive flavor – it also has health properties that we all could use this winter!
Instead of melting candy canes into your chocolatey base, add some pure peppermint extract to your cup. It’s way quicker, and your drink may even taste better! Serve with light whipped cream or marshmallows to make this drink even cozier.
A dessert cocktail that is so easy to make! Simply mix vodka, Kahlua coffee liqueur, peppermint schnapps, and chocolate syrup in a cocktail jigger. Top it off with a candy cane to serve at your next holiday party.
Find a high-quality espresso bean (Starbucks sells them in grocery stores), any powdered cocoa mix, and a peppermint syrup pump on your next supermarket run. You only need one pump of peppermint give this latte its kick!
This dessert cocktail is too appetizing to pass up! Once you’ve shaken up the schnapps, vodka, milk/cream, and chocolate liqueur, squeeze a generous amount of whipped cream on top. You may need thick straws for this boozy beverage!
Pinnacle sells cookie dough flavored vodka! Combine your new favorite drink base with cream and peppermint schnapps to make this sweet adult beverage. To add some color, crush some candy canes into the bottom of your glass.
Throw your hot chocolate ingredients into a crockpot for the creamiest drink you’ve ever tasted! Instead of cocoa powder, dump a package of chocolate chips into the mix. Change things up with dark chocolate chips or strawberry syrup on top.
If hot chocolate burns your mouth too easily, try this frozen take on the popular winter drink! This beverage is surprisingly easy to make, and it uses just three ingredients. A frozen hot chocolate drink is a great option for kids, too.
This peppermint milkshake is perfect for those who like classic recipes. The base is made from vanilla ice cream, milk, and peppermint extract, and there’s room for some red food coloring if desired. Top if off with whipped cream, a cherry, and some crushed candy canes for a treat reminiscent of what you’d find at Friendly’s!
You won’t need to buy peppermint extract for this chocolatey beverage! Instead, use crushed candy canes to give your white chocolate drink a peppermint flavor. To blend your white chocolate chips with the milky base, boil both over a saucepan.
This vegan adult beverage uses plant-based milk, peppermint extract, and other sustainable ingredients. If you use an oil-based extract, add cornstarch to make your chocolate creamier and to keep the peppermint from floating to the top.
Candy Cane Infused Vodka is simple to make and festive for the holiday season made with your favorite vodka and candy canes.
Whether you’re whipping up a beverage for yourself, your family, or a party, it’s hard to go wrong with a festive peppermint drink.
These creations can be modified to add color, cut calories, and remove animal-based products if desired.
A little bit of peppermint goes a long way, so reuse your leftover extract for your home, holiday gifts, or some Christmas cookies. This flavor isn’t in season year-round, so take advantage during the winter months before the annual peppermint hype dies down!
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