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It’s beginning to taste a lot like Christmas with this delicious Chocolate Peppermint Shake. We definitely went for flavor with this recipe, adding rich chocolate ice cream, cream, and peppermint. This makes a great quick and easy dessert for the kids, and the whole family.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time8 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate peppermint shake recipe, easy dessert recipe, holiday dessert, kid friendly treat, no bake dessert
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Dyana - Busy Little Chefs



  • 2 cups chocolate ice cream
  • 1/4-1/2 cup heavy cream or half & half add 1/4 cup, then add more as needed
  • 3/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2 small candy canes or 1 large


  • 2-3 oz whipped cream
  • 1 small crushed candy cane sprinkle over whipped cream



  • Add the ice cream to the blender
  • Add the heavy cream or half & half, and start to blend
  • Add the peppermint extract, and candy canes.
  • Pour into glass, and add the whipped cream to the top.
  • Sprinkle with the crush candy canes pieces.