Want more holiday treat options besides figgy pudding, gingerbread houses, and sugar plums? These 11 peppermint desserts will be dancing in your head long into the new year.
Mile High Pie at Caribbean Room at The Pontchartrain Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana
The newly opened Caribbean Room in the Pontchartrain Hotel is the perfect place for a holiday meal followed by dessert. This pie has a black cookie crust, peppermint, and chocolate and vanilla ice cream topped with meringue and chocolate sauce served tableside. Make a reservation at Caribbean Room at The Pontchartrain Hotel.
Mini Peppermint Hot Fudge Sundae at 5 Napkin Burger, New York, New York
For when you need a little something seasonally sweet. This holiday treat is filled to the brim with peppermint ice cream, raspberry compote, hot fudge, and whipped cream. Make a reservation at 5 Napkin Burger.
White Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake at Big Bowl-Ohio, Chicago, Illinois
A riff on classic peppermint bark in cheesecake form. It starts off with an Oreo cookie crust followed by homemade peppermint cheesecake and chocolate ganache and it’s topped with chocolate drizzle, whipped cream, and crushed candy canes. Make a reservation at Big Bowl-Ohio.
Crème Brûlée Trio at Bravo Cucina Italiana, Leawood, Kansas
This nationwide restaurant group offers multiple locations and multiple crème brûlées. This holiday season, try three different flavors of custard, including peppermint, hot chocolate, and vanilla bean. Make a reservation at Bravo Cucina Italiana.
Peppermint Hot Cocoa Crème Brûlée at Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill, Las Vegas, Nevada
A combination of the two greatest holiday flavors — hot cocoa and peppermint. The chocolate custard is coated with crystallized caramel and anointed with peppermint whipped cream, brownie bites, and peppermint candy. Make a reservation at Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill.
Peppermint Eclairs at Lafayette, New York, New York
This chic Parisian style cafe celebrates the season right with peppermint eclairs. Order a cafe au lait and a minty fresh eclair or two to enjoy on the side. Make a reservation at Lafayette.
Chocolate Mint Sandwich at Rich Table, San Francisco, California
An elevated version of a Thin Mint cookie. Iced milk and mint chocolate ice cream are sandwiched between two salted chocolate sable cookies for a refreshingly cool spin on the after-dinner mint. Make a reservation at Rich Table.