Chocolate Peppermint Lasagna

Best Christmas yet!  Seeing the excitement on my 2 1/2 year old’s face when he realized Santa came was priceless!  I know that it is only going to get better every year.

But now I want to talk about dessert.  I was hoping to blog about the desserts I have made the last couple of weeks leading up to Christmas, before Christmas came.  That definitely didn’t happen.  So here is one of four that I hope to share with you.

Prior to Thanksgiving, I made this amazing Pumpkin Pie Lasagna!


So when I saw that Beyond Frosting posted a recipe for Chocolate Peppermint Lasagna, I could not wait to make it!  The original recipe has you make it in a 9×13 pan.  But I loved how the pumpkin one looked in the springform pan so I decided to make it in that instead.

chocolate peppermint CollageSo easy.  There is a layer of chocolate graham crackers, some delicious cream cheese/cool whip mixture, and yummy dark chocolate pudding.  Repeat these layers again and top it all off with more cool whip.

peppermint lasagna collage 2You can see why I wanted to make this dessert in a springform pan.  I love how you can see all the layers.  It is kind of like a trifle, but prettier.

IMG_20131225_190532Of course it isn’t just about how the dessert looks.  Let’s talk about how delicious it is!  The peppermint is very subtle, not overpowering.  This makes a wonderful holiday dessert that you can whip together in no time!  If you want to make this but you’re not crazy about peppermint or it is not Christmas time, just leave out the peppermint flavoring and Andes chips that are in it.  Substitute them for whatever you want!  Don’t forget to get the recipe here to give it a try!

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