Food & Drink

Mint Chocolate Recipes, Because You Deserve It

27 mint chocolate desserts just for you.
04/18/2013 09:14am ET | Updated March 2, 2015

Some food combinations are so classic we take them for granted. Peanut butter and jelly, strawberries and cream, and one that holds a special, nostalgic place in our hearts, mint and chocolate. Whether you were weaned on Baskin Robbins Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream and Andes Mints like some of us here at HuffPost Taste, or whether this perfect food pairing was a later discovery in life, mint and chocolate is a classic combination.

We know, we know. Not everybody loves this duo. To those people we ask one question: why are you reading this article? Mint chocolate desserts, also known as grasshopper desserts, are sacrosanct in the minds of their fans. Our devotion is not something we need or care to explain. It just is.

Grasshopper desserts got their name from the bright green New Orleans cocktail that was flavored with creme de menthe and creme de cacao. Since then, many desserts have taken on those same mint-chocolate flavors -- and it's a very good thing. No matter how you refer to this fine food pair, you're definitely going to want to explore its many possibilities. We've rounded up 25 of the best mint-chocolate dessert recipes to celebrate this divine union.

1
Creme De Menthe Brownies
How Sweet It Is
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2
Double Chocolate Irish Brownie Cheesecakes
Half Baked Harvest
3
Dark Chocolate Creme de Menthe Cupcakes
Love and Olive Oil
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4
One-Bowl 8-Ingredient Irish Coffee Fudge Brownies
Half Baked Harvest
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5
Lucky Charms Cereal Milk Confetti Cupcakes
How Sweet Eats
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6
Soft Chocolate Mint Sandwich Cookies
Texanerin
7
Grasshopper Pie
Boulder Locavore
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8
Mint Chocolate Cookie Cups
Life, Love And Sugar
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9
Drunken, Sunken Irish Coffee Chocolate Cake With Salted Bailey’s Cream
Half Baked Harvest
10
Mint Oreo Ice Box Cake
Life Love And Sugar
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11
Guinness Chocolate Brownies
Life Love And Sugar
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12
Milk Chocolate Cupcakes With Fresh Mint Frosting
How Sweet It Is
13
Mint Oreo Cheesecake
Life Love And Sugar
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14
Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Brownie Bars
Completely Delicious
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15
Bailey's Chocolate Cupcakes
Life, Love And Sugar
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1
Dark Chocolate Truffle Tart
The Cilantropist
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2
Salted Dark Chocolate Truffle Cookies
How Sweet It Is
3
Dark Chocolate Orange Pudding
Good Life Eats
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4
Dark Chocolate Sugar Cookies
Sweetapolita
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5
Chocolate Fudge Cupcakes
Jessie Boo
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6
Dark Chocolate Ice Cream
The Faux Martha
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7
Dark Chocolate Espresso Cake
An Edible Mosaic
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8
Lavender-Honey-Cardamom-Lemon Dark Chocolate Tart
Dessert for Breakfast
9
Dark Chocolate Fudge Merlot Cupcakes
How Sweet It Is
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10
Salted Dark Chocolate Nutella Cookies
The Faux Martha
11
Molten Chocolate Cakes
The Year In Food
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12
Dark Chocolate & Coconut Bites
Food52
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