Step aside pumpkin spice, tis the season for silky smooth riches of peppermint bark flavored delights. And just like its fall-flavored counterpart, we want peppermint bark flavored EVERYTHING. There are plenty of ways to get your chocolate peppermint bark fix this seasonal as there are all type of delectable peppermint flavored food items on the market.
11 Chocolate Peppermint Flavored Food Items to Get Excited About This Holiday Season
And we’re not just talking coffee creamer and chocolates here. We’re talking tea, protein bars, popcorn, and even pretzels. There’s something for everyone on this list, even those who need to watch their sugar and gluten intakes. Westchester Woman has tallied up our favorite chocolate peppermint flavored food products to share with you for your snacking and mealtime satisfaction. These snacks are sure to make your mouth merry and bright.
Trader Joe’s Peppermint Pretzel Slims or Snack Factory’s White Chocolate & Peppermint Pretzel Crisps
Everyone knows how truly glorious the holiday offerings from Trader Joe’s are. Their Peppermint Pretzel Slims are one of the many reasons this is so. Snack Factory also makes a peppermint bark flavored pretzel which is available at Target. Both are thin pretzel chips covered in white chocolate and candy cane pieces. If you can’t find them in the store, you can pay too much money for them on Amazon.
Häagen-Dazs also offers peppermint bark ice cream bars but we prefer this creamy creation instead. You’ll have to hunt down this seasonal flavor at your local grocery store or Target. This gourmet goodness comes with white chocolate ice cream mixed with chocolate peppermint bark and candy candy cane bits. It will surely jingle all your bells.
Not a coffee drinker? You can still get your peppermint bark fix in a warm nice cup of tea. Bigelow mixed peppermint, chicory, and rose hips with natural chocolate flavors and a bit of licorice root to create this delightful brew.
Sunbelt Bakery Peppermint Chocolate Chip Chewy Granola Bars are the official snack of the season. A just 130 calories per bar, you can enjoy peppermint bark as an everyday snack until Christmas. We found these for around $3 a box at Food Lion but you can also find them at grocery stores online or grab them from Amazon.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day which is why it should be peppermint bark flavored. This offering from Polly’s Pancake Parlor come with with their plain pancake mix and a jar of Burke Mountain Confectionary’s Peppermint Bark Bits. You can also just use whatever pancake mix you have in the house and chop up pieces of peppermint bark to mix in for a memorable flapjack.
Not only does this bag offer a delicious snack but also a feat of strength. Anyone who is able not to eat this entire bag within 24 hours should be given a medal or a lifetime supply. These pieces of popcorn are drizzled in BOTH white and dark chocolate icing and sprinkled with candy cane pieces for a crunchy cool breeze of peppermint to counter the salty sweetness of the popcorn and icing.
As a part of their Naughty & Nice Edition, Blue Diamond is treating us to this protein-packed confection. These crunchy almonds are dusted in chocolate and peppermint and is complimented by a touch of saltiness. Final verdict: NICE!
You can really eat peppermint bark at every meal thanks to these Quest Nutrition Peppermint Bark Protein Bark. These babies also allow everyone to enjoy this seasonal flavor, including those who have to watch their sugar and gluten intake. Each bar contains 21 grams of protein, 4 net carbs, and 1 gram of sugar. They are also gluten-free.
If you’re looking to make the ultimate holiday dessert but want to take a few shortcuts Trader Joe’s and Pillsbury have your back. This loaf mix is rich, chocolately, and melt in your mouth indulgent. Top it off with a little extra peppermint blast with the creamy white peppermint frosting and some crushed candy canes and you have yourself a super simple dessert that wins Christmas.
If you want some extra protein but don’t want to eat a bar, Orgain has a protein poweder that pepperming hot cocoa flavored. You can use it to make shakes or desserts, so the possibility of protein treats are endless. There’s also a cute penguin on the packaging, which is a major plus in our book.
Take your morning coffee to the next level this holiday season with Nonni’s Dark Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti. These crisp cookies are made with real dark chocolate, dabbed and drizzled with white chocolate icing, and a touch of peppermint.