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Peppermint Cookies

Looking for recipes for peppermint cookies? Taste of Home has the best peppermint cookie recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

Peppermint Meringue Cookies

Peppermint Meringue Cookies

Peppermint Meringue Cookies

Green and red swirls set these whimsical delights apart from any other meringue recipe. They look like they came straight from Candy Land. Each melt-in-your-mouth bite packs just the right amount of refreshing peppermint flavor that's perfectly complemented by the bottom layer of chocolate.

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

This is a variation of the cookies my mother made when I was growing up. Now my 13-year-old daughter and I bake them together. They’re always a huge hit! The taste is like rich hot chocolate baked into a scrumptious cookie. —Larry Piklor, Johnsburg, Illinois

Peppermint S'more Tassies

Peppermint S'more Tassies

Peppermint S'more Tassies

Graham cracker cookie cups brim with a luscious peppermint-milk chocolate filling, sweet marshmallow creme and crushed peppermint candies. Santa (and his elves) will look forward to these! —Edwina Gadsby, Hayden, Idaho
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Chocolate-Filled Cookies with Peppermint Frosting

Chocolate-Filled Cookies with Peppermint Frosting

Chocolate-Filled Cookies with Peppermint Frosting

Baking is one of the things I enjoy most about Christmas. These special cookies draw you in with candy-topped frosting and seal the deal with a chocolate center. —Deborah Puette, Lilburn, GA

Chocolate Peppermint Spritz Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Spritz Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Spritz Cookies

I love to make spritz cookies. Each year I make several varieties of cookies and then deliver them to friends. I love to watch them crack a smile when they see a plate full of cookies. —Margaret Otley, Waverly, Nebraska

Gingerbread Peppermint Pinwheels

Gingerbread Peppermint Pinwheels

Gingerbread Peppermint Pinwheels

Two holiday flavors – gingerbread and peppermint – come together in these impressive pinwheel cookies. I made this especially for my husband, who loves the combination. —Joanna Quelch, Burlington, Vermont

Candy Cane Drop Cookies

Candy Cane Drop Cookies

Candy Cane Drop Cookies

One of our family's favorites, this recipe came about by combining my love of peppermint candy canes and sugar cookies. We drizzle melted white chocolate over the cookies and sprinkling them with coarsely-crushed candy canes for a Christmastime look.—Meg Bagley, Logan, Utah

Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

These cookies are so simple, children can help prepare them. They taste delicious and look festive on cookie trays. —Agnes Ward, Stratford, Ontario

Mint-Mallow Sandwich Cookies

Mint-Mallow Sandwich Cookies

Mint-Mallow Sandwich Cookies

A lightened version of Whoopie Pies, with a peppermint twist to make them Christmas-y. Kids love them! Instead of adding peppermint extract and red food coloring, you can add 1/2 cup crushed peppermint candies to the marshmallow fluff. $mdash;Dion Frscher, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Peppermint Crunch Christmas Cookies

Peppermint Crunch Christmas Cookies

Peppermint Crunch Christmas Cookies

Several years ago, I took a basic shortbread recipe and turned it into a much more festive Christmas cookie. These gems are now a family favorite and a must-have during the holidays. —Heather Carter, Wasilla, Alaska

Pistachio-Mint Meringue Cookies

Pistachio-Mint Meringue Cookies

Pistachio-Mint Meringue Cookies

This was one of my mom's favorite holiday cookie recipes. Light as air and with the flavors and colors of Christmas, each time I bake a batch it's a sweet reminder of how precious those times were with her.—Lisa Renshaw, Kansas City, Missouri
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