Christmas Cupcakes: Peppermint Bark

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Are you ready for Christmas? Or at least some Christmas Cupcakes?

Two of my favorite treats; cupcakes and candy, come together in these fun Peppermint Bark Cupcakes. You could certainly use any type of candy, but Peppermint, in my opinion, is perfect for Christmas.

Peppermint Bark Cupcakes
Combine two favorite holiday treats - cupcakes and peppermints - in this Peppermint Bark Cupcake recipe from
Peppermint Bark
Peppermint Cupcakes
  • White cake mix plus ingredients {4 eggs, 1 cup buttermilk (1 tablespoon + milk), ⅓ cup oil}
  • 1 cup of Peppermint chips
  • Decorator Icing or your favorite Buttercream
  • Red and Green coloring
Peppermint Bark
  1. Line a cookie sheet with wax paper
  2. Melt almond bark in microwave, depending on the size, about 45 seconds
  3. Immediately add peppermint chips or candy
  4. Let set for about 10 minutes {you can place in fridge if you want} or until hard
  5. Break into small pieces.
Peppermint Cupcakes
  1. Spray a Wilton cupcake pan with non-stick cooking spray {I like the way the cupcakes look when they aren’t baked in liners}
  2. Prepare cake mix as usual, add peppermint chips
  3. Bake and cool cupcakes
  4. Fit a decorator bag with a Giant Round Tip , fill with red or green Decorator Icing and pipe onto cupcake
  5. Top with a piece of Peppermint Bark

Now it’s your turn…show off your cupcake creations! Be sure to link back so others can enjoy the cupcakes and check out the other cupcakes!


  1. Christina says:

    Thanks for hosting! Your cupcakes look so yummy! I love candy bark and the colors are fabulous!
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  2. love the peppermint bark!
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  3. Teresa says:

    These are so pretty

  4. Erica says:

    Great recipe! My niece will definitely love these! Thanks!
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  5. It’s my first time here. Sound and looks very delicious, and those recipes are also very easy to follow.
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