LifestyleMidday Maryland


American Dairy Association North East - Peppermint Recipes

Posted at 1:43 PM, Dec 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-18 13:43:47-05

The holidays are the perfect time to get creative in the kitchen, especially with the flavor of the season: peppermint. Get your family into the holiday spirit with these two peppermint-infused creations, one for the kids, one for the adults.

5 Minute Holiday Whipped Cream- Peppermint

Whipped Cream Base Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners sugar


  1. Using a handheld or stand mixer, beat heavy cream and confectioners sugar until peaks form (from 3-5 minutes).
  2. Add mix-ins listed below to create flavored whipped cream. Be sure not to overmix as heavy cream will separate.

Peppermint Whipped Cream

  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon pure peppermint extract
  • 4 drops green food coloring (optional)

The Grinch Cocktail


  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 ounces peppermint vodka
  • 4 ounces Kahlua
  • 4 ounces Crème De Menthe


  1. In a cocktail shaker, add the heavy cream, vodka, Kahlua and Crème De Menthe.
  2. Shake and mix well.
  3. Serve in cocktail glasses.

Get more recipes here.