Nov 27, 2012

Peppermint, please!

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds

1) Peppermint Macarons 2) White chocolate covered peppermint sticks 3) Peppermint Cream Bites 4) Peppermint Cake 5) Chocolate covered peppermint bark

Nothing says winter quite like peppermint, right?  Just the thought of it can make your tongue tingle. When I was very young, my dad used to take me to a magical place called Peppermint Park in NYC. We would go there in the winters and order peppermint ice cream with crushed peppermint candy on top.  Whenever I taste peppermint, it reminds me of our special winter visits to Peppermint Park.  That restaurant doesn’t exist anymore, but instead I’ll leave you with this fun roundup of the cool and crisp tasting herb in wintry desserts. Think bark, candy canes, and yes, even macarons!

How will you incorporate peppermint into your holiday desserts?

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  • http://blog.emotionsandreasons.de Manuela

    OH! I love peppermint! Our candy canes (here in Germany) are unfortunatley without peppermint, so I am always searching for good recipies (and I can find much more in USA :-) ) And yes, I will prepare some for Christmas.
    have a nice time
    Best wishes
    Manuela

  • http://cakeballscookiesandmore.blogspot.com/ sue @ cakeballs, cookies and more

    oh lots of yummy stuff to try!

  • http://www.stacyable.com Stacy Able Photography

    I looovved making those peppermint macs for Studio DIY. Thanks for posting more peppermint ideas for the holidays! xo

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