Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

Flavored coffee's are so good on cold winter days but a bit expensive in the grocery stores. Here is a very nice flavor for the holidays and was adapted from a beverage recipe website.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 13 cup non-dairy powdered coffee creamer
  • 13 cup sugar
  • 13 cup instant coffee
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa
  • 5 peppermint candies, hard, finely crushed


  1. In small bowl combine nondairy creamer, sugar, instant coffee, and cocoa. Set aside.
  2. Finely crush candies in food processor, blender, or with tenderizing mallet. Add to dry mixture.
  3. Store in airtight container and if giving as a gift, include a label that says to use 2 to 2½ teaspoons per cup of boiling water.
Most Helpful

What a treat! And so much cheaper than the International Coffee cans. I made mine with Splenda and sugar-free mints. I had this in July but it is a great Wintertime flavor and will be making it for gifts at Christmas. The mint flavor was just right for me. Some of the pre-made brands of mint-flavored coffee are too strong with mint. Thanks for a great cuppa and a great gift idea! Made for Comfort Cafe Summer 2009.

Outta Here July 25, 2009

Lauralie, we loved it! Wonderful flavor for next to nothing expense, i.e., no need for starbucks :) Since I'm allergic to coffee, I made it with Postum. Edited to add: made this for Christmas Eve for our extended family and everyone loved it! Even my niece that works at a fancy coffee shop.

puppitypup December 25, 2007

So Good and so perfect for the Christmas season. This is very simple to make up and even easier to enjoy. I must confess that I added a tsp of French Vanilla liquid creamer to my cup to make it even more decadent. It takes a bit of stirring to get the mints fully dissolved (I used Russel Stover sugar free Starlight Mints). I guess I could have crushed them into smaller pieces, lol.

Annacia December 11, 2007