Make Mine Mint – Inventive Items with the Holiday’s Favorite Flavor

We’ll admit to a little #basic love … when Starbucks comes out with red cups and it’s officially “okay” again to order a Peppermint Mocha, it’s hard not to get just a wee bit excited. But who should limit the minty goodness to just coffee? From sugar scrubs to cocoa to holiday ornaments, here are our favorite Seen on Pinterest ways to keep the peppermint love going all season long.


This super simple candy cane centerpiece.



The perfect gift: minty fresh sugar scrub.



A DIY sugar stick wreath.



Use cookie cutters to make these easy ornaments — or horse treats!



These oreo truffles are so easy, you’ll want to make a double batch.



Save fresh mint in an easy extract.



A simple marshmallow recipe to jazz up hot chocolate or s’mores.



This liqueur is easier than you think to make.



Rosemary adds an herbal pop to minty shampoo.



Cookie cutters and a chocolate base make this simple bark a must-make.


About McLean Robbins

McLean Rob­bins is a Wash­ing­ton, D.C.-based lux­ury lifestyle writer spe­cial­iz­ing in travel, spas, and wed­dings. She writes reg­u­larly for the Travel Channel, Forbes Travel Guide, The Wash­ing­ton­ian, AOL, Robb Report, Pursuitist, and many more. Fol­low her on Twit­ter: @McLeanRobbins and on Google +

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