32 Mint Chocolate Recipes You'll Want to Make Again and Again

Chocolate Mint Dessert Brownies
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Few flavor pairings are as perfectly matched as mint and chocolate. The contrast between freshness and decadence is almost impossible to resist. From festive peppermint ideas that are absolutely perfect for the holiday season to vibrant green treats for St. Patrick's Day and beyond, you're sure to find a refreshing new favorite dessert in this collection of our very best mint chocolate recipes. No matter what you're in the mood for, you'll come back to these crowd-pleasing recipes again and again.

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Chocolate Mint Cookies I

Chocolate Mint Candies Cookies

Simple chocolate cookies are topped with a mint chocolate frosting. "This cookie is SO good," raves reviewer Joelle. "I followed the recipe exactly and had perfect puffed cookies."

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Chef John's Chocolate Mint Brownies

Chef John's Chocolate Mint Brownies
Chef John

"This stripped-down recipe for brownies requires almost zero technique, and uses only cocoa powder to achieve a dense, chewy, very chocolaty treat," says Chef John. "Top with mint icing for a unique spin on an old favorite."

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Chocolate Mint Marble Cookies

Chocolate-Mint Marble Cookies
Allrecipes Magazine

What's the secret ingredient for these soft, chewy mint chocolate cookies? Cream cheese! Kids will love helping you make this recipe, according to recipe creator eatthelove.

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Tahini Mint Chocolate Shake

Tahini Mint Chocolate Shake
Photo by Yoly.

A hint of tahini adds delicious, unexpected flavor to this mint chocolate milkshake. Plus, soy milk makes this fresh-tasting recipe totally vegan.

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Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake Bites

Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake Bites
Culinary Envy

"Chocolate peppermint cheesecake bites have a crunchy chocolate cookie layer on bottom with delicious peppermint chocolate cheesecake and bits of crushed candy cane and chocolate swirls on top," says recipe creator Culinary Envy.

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Easy Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

mint chocolate chip ice cream

Who needs the store-bought stuff when you can make impressive mint chocolate chip ice cream in the comfort of your own home?

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Minty Eggnog Hot Chocolate

hot chocolate with marshmallows in a green cup

You're sure to have a happy holiday season with this festive mint chocolate twist on traditional eggnog. It comes together quickly with just four easy-to-find ingredients.

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Milk Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Milk Chocolate Peppermint Bark on a white dish
Esmee Williams

A layer of milk chocolate is topped with a layer of white chocolate, which is sprinkled with festive crushed peppermint candies.

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St. Patrick's Chocolate and Mint Cheesecake Bars

St. Patrick's Chocolate & Mint Cheesecake Bars

These surprisingly simple mint chocolate brownies start with a package of chocolate fudge cake mix and store-bought cream cheese frosting.

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Chocolate Mint Pie

Chocolate Mint Pie
Kim's Cooking Now

A cookie crust is filled with mint chocolate chip ice cream, drizzled with creme de menthe, and topped with a light and fluffy mint meringue.

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Dark Chocolate Peppermint Fudge

square of dark chocolate fudge topped with crushed peppermint candy

Pay a visit to the dark side with this decadent mint chocolate fudge that's absolutely perfect for the holidays. Crushed peppermint candies add welcome crunch.

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Chocolate Mint Dessert Brownies

Chocolate Mint Dessert Brownies

"Fantastic," reviewer AAV2 says of these layered mint chocolate chip brownies. 'I made these for a potluck at work, and everyone raved about them and wanted the recipe."

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Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
Linda T

Thanks to rice flour, these mint chocolate cookies are totally gluten-free. Recipe creator Duckie says they have "beautiful, crispy tops, and soft insides."

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Chocolate Covered Peppermint Patties

peppermint patties cut in half

You'll never guess the secret ingredient in the filling of these peppermint chocolate patties: leftover mashed potatoes. It sounds weird, but trust us — it works.

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French Peppermint Cookies with Chocolate Ganache

French Peppermint Cookies with Chocolate Ganache

"Crisp on the outside, softer in the middle, and coated with creamy chocolate ganache," says recipe creator Lillie. "These French-influenced cookies have a meringue-and-confectioners'-sugar base with peppermint flavoring and peppermint candy."

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Mint-Chocolate Chunk Brownies

Mint-Chocolate Chunk Brownies

In this tri-layered mint chocolate treat, a minty filling is sandwiched between a brownie base and a rich chocolate topping.

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Thin Mint Cookies

Thin Mint Cookies
Photo by kketnick.

If you like the classic Girl Scout treat, you'll love these copycat mint chocolate cookies. "Unbelievable," according to reviewer JENBON. "This tastes exactly like Thin Mints."

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Creme de Menthe Cake I

mint cake with icing and chocolate mint candies
Deborah Bentley

You need just four ingredients to make this crowd-pleasing cake: a package of white cake mix, creme de menthe liqueur, chocolate syrup, and frozen whipped topping.

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Keto Matcha Mint Bars

Keto Matcha Mint Bars
Angela Sackett Superhotmama

If you're following the keto diet, you'll love these matcha-mint chocolate bars. They're high in fat (and flavor!), but low in carbs.

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Chocolate-Peppermint Skillet Cookie

Chocolate-Peppermint Skillet Cookie

This vegan skillet cookie, with rich chocolate chunks and peppermint candy pieces, is absolutely perfect for the holiday season.

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Shorecook's Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti

Shorecook's Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti

Looking for a gift-worthy Italian cookie for the holiday season? Your search ends with this chocolate biscotti dipped in peppermint-spiked white chocolate.

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Candy Cane Cocoa

hot chocolate with candy canes and whipped cream
Buckwheat Queen

"The rich flavor of chocolate combines so well with peppermint," according to recipe creator Althea. "This is the perfect drink to sip while trimming the tree."

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Bavarian Mints

Bavarian Mints

These homemade mint chocolate candies come together quickly with pantry staples like chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk.

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Mint Buttercream Frosting With Dark Chocolate Glaze

Mint Buttercream Frosting With Dark Chocolate Glaze

Rich mint buttercream is perfectly complemented with a dark chocolate ganache glaze. Recipe creator Brenda Benzar Butler suggests pairing with chocolate mayonnaise cake.

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5-Ingredient Peppermint Bark

close up of 5-Ingredient Peppermint Bark recipe
Kat G

Everyone needs a good chocolate peppermint bark recipe in their repertoire. This easy recipe is easy to throw together with just semisweet chocolate, canola oil, peppermint extract, white chocolate, and crushed peppermint candies.

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Minty Mini Cheesecake Bites

minty mini cheesecake bites
Kim's Cooking Now

These bite-sized cheesecakes start with a package of Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies. Throw in a few drops of green food coloring for a festive touch.

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Grasshopper Cheesecake

Grasshopper Cheesecake

This cheesecake has the "classic chocolate-mint profile," says culinary producer Marianne Williams. "Super creamy and luscious. Doesn't feel too heavy and has a nice and natural (not neon green) hue."

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Chocolate Chip-Mint Vegan Nice Cream

bowl of homemade Chocolate Chip-Mint Vegan Nice Cream topped with mini chocolate chips
Mackenzie Schieck

"This dairy-free version of a classic ice cream flavor is perfect for anyone who's looking for an easy, healthier dessert," says recipe creator Mackenzie Schieck.

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Chocolate-Covered Mint Leaves

Chocolate-Covered Mint Leaves
Allrecipes Photo

Mint leaves are dipped in melted dark chocolate for a fresh-tasting palate cleanser. This easy recipe will impress everyone at your fancy dinner party.

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Chocolate Mint Cake Mix Cookies

Chocolate Mint Cake Mix Cookies
Rebecca Kovacs

Use a package of dark chocolate fudge cake mix to make these chewy, minty cookies. White chocolate chips add an extra touch of decadence.

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Easy Mint Chocolate Truffles

Easy Mint Chocolate Truffles
Allrecipes Photo

"Moist, rich, chocolaty truffles made with brownie mix that taste like a soft Thin Mint cookie," says culinary producer NicoleMcmom. "Fancy enough to serve for company or at a party, yet super easy and affordable."

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Grasshopper Cream Cheese Pie

Grasshopper Cream Cheese Pie

A prepared cookie pie crust makes this shortcut mint chocolate dessert as easy to make as it is to eat. Creme de menthe liqueur adds fresh, boozy flavor.

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More Inspiration

snowballs with sugar glaze and crushed peppermints

Try one of Our Best Peppermint Desserts for the Holiday Season. Plus, explore our entire collections of Mint Recipes and Chocolate Recipes.

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