Mint is a delicious flavor year-round, but there is just something about the holiday season that make us crave all things peppermint. It is a sweet, nostalgic flavor and the desire for it is amplified because candy canes are all around.
Find a round-up of where to find peppermint goodies around town after the jump.
Enjoy a peppermint latte at Xtreme Bean or a peppermint coffee at Bunna Coffee & Tea. HB Hanratty's Pub is offering a Peppermint Martini is a blend of vodka and peppermint schnapps, adorned with a candy cane.
Einstein's is rolling out the season with peppermint bagels, Spinkles Cupcakes has Chocolate Peppermint cupcakes, Wicked Bakery & Café is offering Black/White chocolate peppermint bark, Essence Bakery has peppermint macaroons; and on one of those hot Phoenix December days a peppermint Fro-Yo will be tasty from Zen Zen yogurt or a dark chocolate peppermint ice cream from Cold Stone Creamery.
Pick up some peppermint candy for the next holiday party you need to attend at Smeeks or dash into a local Bashas and grab a half gallon of peppermint limited edition ice cream from Dreyers.