Little Bottles of Natural Goodness 

Spiked Mint Hot Chocolate or Coffee

Posted on November 29, 2016 by Bickford Flavors

Makes one 5.5 oz beverage.

  • 1.5 oz Irish cream liquor
  • 4 oz prepared hot chocolate or coffee
  • 1 or 2 drops Bickford Chocolate Mint flavor
  • Whipped cream (optional, for garnish)
  • Crushed or whole candy canes (optional, for garnish)

Add 1.5 oz Irish cream liquor and desired amount of Bickford Chocolate Mint flavor to prepared hot chocolate or coffee. Stir. Garnish with whipped cream and candy canes.

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Peppermint Patties

Posted on March 01, 2016 by Bickford Flavors

2 1/4 cup powdered sugar
2 TBSP softened butter
1 tsp Bickford Peppermint flavor*
2 TBSP whipping cream
12 oz chocolate melting wafers


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the powdered sugar, butter, Bickford Peppermint flavor and cream. Beat with a mixer on low-medium until the mixture comes together (it may still be a little crumbly). Turn mixer to high and mix until light and creamy. The mixture show have the consistency of play dough. If it feels sticky, mix-in a little more powdered sugar 1 TBSP at a time.
  2. Scrape the candy paste out onto a long piece of plastic wrap and form it into a tube-shaped roll about 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Wrap it well in plastic wrap and twist the ends.
  3. Chill in refrigerator for 1 hour or until firm. You may wish to move it's position frequently to avoid flattening the bottom of the roll.
  4. Remove from refrigerator, remove plastic wrap and use a sharp knife to cut into 1/4 inch thick slices.
  5. Melt candy wafers in a double broiler or in the microwave according to package instructions.
  6. Place each patty, individually, into the chocolate. Flip it to coat the other side and then remove, with a fork or dipping tool, to waxed paper. If patties become too soft for dipping, chill them in the refrigerator until firm.
  7. Leave to cool at room temperature. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.
Yields about 36 candies
*Try it with Bickford Butter Mint flavor for a change to the classic peppermint!

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Peppermint Pudding Shots

Posted on December 15, 2014 by Bickford Flavors


  • 1-3.4 oz chocolate instant pudding
  • 3/4 c. milk
  • 1/2 c. Rum Chata
  • 1 tsp. Bickford Flavors Peppermint
  • 1-8 oz whipped topping
  • whipping cream (optional)


Mix pudding, milk, Bickford Peppermint Flavor and Rum Chata until smooth and starting to set slightly. Fold in whipped topping and spoon into individual shot glasses. Freeze for at least two hours. Top with whipping cream right before serving.

Image Source (Flickr)

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Peppermint Sugar Cookies [Pinterest Inspirations]

Posted on December 14, 2014 by Bickford Flavors

'Tis the season for inspiration and we're feeling inspired by our peppermint flavors. These sugar cookies look both simple and decadent. Click the pin and give them a try. Check us out on Facebook to tell us how they were - using our flavors.

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