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12 Peppermint Schnapps Cocktails to Enjoy

The best peppermint schnapps drink recipes are refreshing. This liquor adds a candy cane flavor to cocktails. Great for the holidays and beyond.

You might associate peppermint schnapps with the winter holidays. It does turn up in a lot of Christmas cocktails. But it’s great all year long.

You can also use any Rumple Minze cocktail recipe with peppermint schnapps. Rumple Minze is just a specific brand of peppermint schnapps.

Difference Between Peppermint Schnapps and Creme De Menthe

Closer view of Chocolate Peppermint Stick cocktail with candy cane garnish

Peppermint schnapps is a strong alcoholic drink that is made with peppermint extract, sugar and alcohol. It is clear in color and has a strong, minty flavor.

Creme de menthe is a lighter alcoholic drink that is made with mint leaves, sugar and alcohol. It can be clear or green in color and has a sweet, minty flavor. You can typically substitute peppermint schnapps for the clear version in any creme de menthe cocktails.

Peppermint Schnapps Drink Recipes