Burger King is giving away free Oreo peppermint milkshakes

Late last month, Burger King launched a new milkshake flavor combining America's favorite cookie and holiday flavor: Oreo peppermint. The Christmas-y drink is most likely inspired by peppermint bark, peppermint mocha, candy canes and other cool peppermint treats of the holiday season. But if you haven't gotten to try it, or you already have and you're a big fan, good news — this week you can get an Oreo Cookie Peppermint Shake for free!

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Burger King has partnered up with Postmates, a delivery service, so you don't even have to get up from your couch to try it. To claim your free shake, open up the Postmates app (or download it here), find a BK nearby, and place your order. No coupon codes to copy or any other gimmicks, just free chocolate-y peppermint goodness straight to your door. 

The deal takes place now through Dec. 16 at midnight (while supplies last and one per customer, of course). However, if you miss out on the freebie (or if Postmates doesn't deliver in your area), you can still order the Oreo peppermint flavor through the end of the month for around $3.29.

The Oreo Cookie Peppermint Shake mixes vanilla soft serve with Oreo cookie pieces and peppermint syrup, and tops it off with whipped topping. If you're not into mint but always down for Oreos, the fast food chain also has a classic Oreo shake and a chocolate Oreo shake currently on its menu.

Consider yourself a cookie aficionado? Check out some of our favorite Christmas cookie recipes in the slideshow below!

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Sweet Caraway Shortbread Cookies

"These cookies have cracked caraway seeds in the dough, and are topped with a ground caraway sugar to give them a fragrant, botanical taste that's distinctive and unique." - Holly Likes to Cook

Get the recipe here!

Chocolate Raspberry Cornmeal Cookie

"They are very subtle in flavor and sweetness, but quite nice. They were a hit with my two little ones, who said they were perfect for dipping in milk! These cookies are gluten-free." - Organically Thin

Get the recipe here!

Chocolate Linzer Cookies with Dulce De Leche

"There are so many reasons that Christmas is my favorite holiday but the fact that there are cookies specifically dedicated to it is definitely a contributing factor." - The Whole Bite

Get the recipe here!

Dark Chocolate Cookies with Dark Chocolate Fudge Filling

"Dark Chocolate Cookies with Dark Chocolate Fudge Filling: the perfect Christmas cookie to add to your holiday baking menu!" - Cooking and Beer

Get the recipe here!

Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookie

" Nothing against the chewy cookies, I like them too every now and then, but I would trade 1000 chewy cookies for 1 crispy cookie any time, any day!" - Olivia's Cuisine

Get the recipe here!

Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies

"Rich and decadent Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies are naturally gluten free and filled with two types of chocolate and creamy peanut butter!" - With Salt and Wit

Get the recipe here!

Ginger-Rose Shortbread

"The light and floral rose notes pair wonderfully with the spiciness of the ginger yet neither flavor overwhelms the other. I'm thinking ginger-rose should be the next big thing, move over matcha ;)" - Fix Feast Flair

Get the recipe here!

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