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29 Candy Cane and Peppermint Recipes

Table of Contents
  1. 1. Peppermint Snowball Cookies
  2. 2. Peppermint Marshmallow Fudge 
  3. 3. Candy Cane Fudge
  4. 4. Peppermint Bark Pretzels
  5. 5. Chocolate Candy Cane Truffles
  6. 6. Chocolate and Peppermint Roulade
  7. 7. Candy Cane Peppermint Kiss Cookies
  8. 8. Peppermint Puppy Chow
  9. 9. Chocolate Peppermint Bars 
  10. 10. Peppermint Cream Bites
  11. 11. Candy Cane S’mores
  12. 12. Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars
  13. 13. Candy Cane Chocolate Cheesecake
  14. 14. Peppermint White Hot Chocolate
  15. 15. Peppermint Oreo Truffles 
  16. 16. Candy Cane Milkshake
  17. 17. Candy Cane Pie
  18. 18. Peppermint Twist Macarons
  19. 19. Peppermint Shortbread Bar Cookies
  20. 20. Candy Cane White Chocolate Popcorn 
  21. 21. Peppermint Hot Chocolate Stuffed Pancakes
  22. 22. Candy Cane Whipped Cream 
  23. 23. Peppermint Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies 
  24. 24. Skillet Peppermint Brownie
  25. 25. Chocolate Peppermint Bundt Cake 
  26. 26. Mint Chocolate Cupcakes
  27. 27. Peppermint Icing
  28. 28. Homemade Peppermint Oreos
  29. 29. Peppermint Oreo Fudge
  30. Check out more great party food ideas perfect for the holidays.
  31. You do not want to miss 10 Christmas Party Food Ideas...

Christmas time calls for an abundance of holiday baking. Can you think of anything more traditional than candy cane and peppermint recipes?

I’ve rounded up a great list of them to add a little extra “ho-ho-ho” in your ho-ho holidays this season.

From candy cane cheesecake and candy cane s’mores to peppermint sugar cookies, truffles, macarons and popcorn, every treat you could ever imagine is made better with the minty sweet taste.

I really want to try the peppermint Oreos and candy cane milkshake — what a combo.

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1 Peppermint Snowball Cookies

1. Peppermint Snowball Cookies

From Inside Bru Crew Life

Even though I don’t always like the white cold snow, I will gladly take a tray of these snowball cookies any day.

This cookie recipe is one that you will be pulling out every single Christmas for years to come.

Unlike traditional snowball cookies, these tasty little treats are dipped in white chocolate and topped with crushed candy canes.

Make them year-round by swapping out the extract to another flavor and topping them with seasonal sprinkles.

2 Peppermint Marshmallow Fudge

2. Peppermint Marshmallow Fudge 

From Just Us Four Blog

Fudge is one of the ultimate Christmas time desserts, probably because you can make it in pretty much any variety you can imagine.

This Peppermint Marshmallow Fudge is the perfect holiday themed flavor, with a delicious combination of semi-sweet chocolate, fluffy marshmallows, and crushed peppermint candy.

This fudge also makes a fun and festive treat for neighbors tied up with a bow.

3 Candy Cane Fudge

3. Candy Cane Fudge

From Spaceships and Laser Beams

Whether you are looking for a hostess gift for a last minute holiday party or preparing your menu for a Christmas cookie swap, make sure you check out this recipe for Candy Cane Fudge!

It is a breeze to make and the little snowflake shapes are so fun to serve during the holidays.

With just four ingredients, a few minutes of prep, and a few hours of chill time in the freezer, these bite sized treats are sure to be a hit.

4 Peppermint Bark Pretzels

4. Peppermint Bark Pretzels

From Love From The Oven

Hands down these Peppermint Bark Pretzels are one of the easiest treats there is to make. They are always well received and taste wonderfully festive!

Chocolate covered pretzels are the perfect combination of salty and sweet, crunchy and creamy.

This recipe creates a fun flavor twist with the addition of white chocolate and crushed peppermint candies.

Simply melt your chocolate coating, dip your pretzels, and add your sprinkles.

5 Chocolate Candy Cane Truffles

5. Chocolate Candy Cane Truffles

From Your Cup of Cake

These Chocolate Candy Cane Truffles are bite sized pieces of holiday heaven.

Delicious soft truffles are made with the perfect mixture of cream cheese, chocolate, and peppermint flavor and then rolled in crushed candy canes for a beautiful and tasty effect.

Looking for a fast way to crush your candy canes without a food processor? Follow this blogger’s expert tips for crushing them right in your blender.

6 Chocolate and Peppermint Roulade

6. Chocolate and Peppermint Roulade

From Food, Folks and Fun

If a flourless chocolate cake and a peppermint sponge cake had a baby, this Chocolate Peppermint Roulade would be the fabulous result.

This show stopper dessert is chocolatey and rich without being too dense, and has just the right amount of peppermint flavor.

A thick chocolate ganache finishes everything off with a buttery, chocolate coating.

It is the perfect dessert for special holiday get togethers.

7 Candy Cane Peppermint Kiss Cookies

7. Candy Cane Peppermint Kiss Cookies

From Creations by Kara

With crushed peppermint candies in the dough and a peppermint kiss right on top, these yummy cookies are perfect for the Christmas season.

If you are fan of all things peppermint, you are sure to love these Candy Cane Peppermint Cookies!

They are rolled in sugar giving them a pretty sparkle great for gifting or Christmas cookie trays. Plus, they are incredibly easy to whip up.

8 Peppermint Puppy Chow

8. Peppermint Puppy Chow

From Shugary Sweets

Whether you call it Puppy Chow or Muddy Buddies, this delicious snack just got a holiday makeover.

This tasty homemade treat is the perfect copycat recipe for Peppermint Bark Muddy Buddy Chex Mix you can find in stores with a hefty price tag.

It is simple to make with a handful of ingredients.

Vanilla candy coating, Andes peppermint baking chips, Chex cereal, powdered sugar, and candy canes are all it takes.

9 Chocolate Peppermint Bars

9. Chocolate Peppermint Bars 

From My Turn for Us

Christmas is always the best time of the year to indulge in some extra special treats. These Chocolate Peppermint Cookie Bars are extra special but also pretty easy to make.

A buttery sugar cookie base is topped with a thick layer of rich chocolate brownie and white chocolate shell sprinkled with crushed candy canes.

These cookie bars are perfect to have at the many Christmas parties that are just around the corner.

10 Peppermint Cream Bites

10. Peppermint Cream Bites

From Shugary Sweets

These Peppermint Cream Bites are one of the tastiest desserts I have ever tried. It’s like combining an Oreo cookie with a Peppermint Patty.

A buttery crushed Oreo cookie crust is topped a creamy peppermint center and crushed candy cane chocolate shell.

Cut the treats into big cookie bars for family celebrations or bite sized treats perfect for holiday gifting.

11 Candy Cane S'mores

11. Candy Cane S’mores

From Roxana’s Home Baking

Put a holiday touch on your favorite summer treat with these super fun Candy Cane S’mores.

These sweet treats are a creative addition to your holiday baking that will leave your guests asking for more.

Buttery graham crackers are topped with an ooey gooey marshmallow and a decadent chocolate peppermint drizzle.

Sprinkle some crushed candy canes right on top for a beautiful and festive garnish.

12 Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars

12. Peppermint Sugar Cookie Bars

From Crème de la Crumb

Peppermint is my go-to holiday flavor. Something about those little red and white candies just screams Christmas tradition.

These Peppermint Crunch Sugar Cookie Bars are the perfect way to add some peppermint flare to your holiday baking.

Thick and chewy sugar cookie bars are topped with a delectable peppermint crunch frosting and crushed peppermint candies. Easy to make, festive, and so yummy.

13 Candy Cane Chocolate Cheesecake

13. Candy Cane Chocolate Cheesecake

From Roxana’s Home Baking

Christmas is just not the same without candy cane and this Candy Cane Chocolate Cheesecake has to be the best candy cane dessert around.

Velvety peppermint cheesecake with swirls of white chocolate candy cane bars are topped with a piece of Hershey’s chocolate.

These festive cheesecake bars sure are a showstopper. The best part? They so easy to make you will have the recipe on hand at all times.

14 Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

14. Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

From Hoosier Homemade

Are you ready for all of the warm and comforting drinks this winter? Make sure you check out this recipe for homemade Peppermint White Hot Chocolate.

If you aren’t yet a lover of all things peppermint, you will be after you make this drink. It is sure to become your go-to drink this holiday season.

This peppermint white hot chocolate recipe is simple to make and perfectly sweetened with peppermint.

15 Peppermint Oreo Truffles

15. Peppermint Oreo Truffles 

From Cooking Classy

If you have never made truffles or chocolate dipped candies before this recipe is a great place to start.

Bite sized Oreo Truffles Two Ways are sure to impress and the recipe is so straight forward. They require minimal ingredients and taste great.

Once you try them, you will be hooked! These beautiful little Oreo truffles are also the perfect treat for holiday gifting.

16 Candy Cane Milkshake

16. Candy Cane Milkshake

From Desserts Required

Buy a box of mini candy canes and whip up a batch of these delicious Candy Cane Milkshakes. I love a creative recipe to try with the kiddos around the holidays.

With just three simple ingredients you can recreate these tasty drinks right at home.

All you need is a few scoops of vanilla ice cream, crushed miniature candy canes, and a few splashes of milk. It’s a great drink to serve to children at your Christmas party, too.

A slice of cake on a plate, with Peppermint and Cream

17. Candy Cane Pie

From Spaceships and Laser Beams

This cool, creamy, homemade candy cane pie is the perfect holiday dessert! An Oreo crust, whipped cream, and cream cheese filling with plenty of peppermints make for one irresistible dessert.

18 Peppermint Twist Macarons

18. Peppermint Twist Macarons

From Savory Experiments

Peppermint Twist Macarons are the perfect centerpiece to any Christmas cookie plate.

Melt-in-your mouth homemade macarons are infused with peppermint flavor, filled with creamy buttercream frosting, and rolled in crushed candy canes.

And don’t be intimidated by making your own macarons, this blogger’s helpful hints and secret tips will ensure that they turn out perfectly every single time.

19 Peppermint Shortbread Bar Cookies

19. Peppermint Shortbread Bar Cookies

From Inside Bru Crew Life

With holiday baking right around the corner, many of us are looking for a new stand-out dessert for our holiday baked goods spread.

These easy to make Peppermint Shortbread Bar Cookies are a fun holiday treat that will stand out among the rest.

They are dipped in melted milk chocolate and sprinkled with a festive mix of seasonal sprinkles and candy cane chunks.

20 Candy Cane White Chocolate Popcorn

20. Candy Cane White Chocolate Popcorn 

From Raegun Ramblings

Nothing is as delicious as a festive snack mix loaded with all of your favorite holiday flavors.

This popcorn mix is made with fluffy air popped popcorn covered in melted white chocolate and sprinkled with mini chocolate chips and crushed candy canes.

Make a big batch of this Candy Cane White Chocolate Popcorn for your holiday get together or package it in a pretty box for Christmas gifting.

21 Peppermint Hot Chocolate Stuffed Pancakes

21. Peppermint Hot Chocolate Stuffed Pancakes

From Eazy Peazy Mealz

Celebrate the start of your kids’ Christmas break with these super fun Peppermint Hot Chocolate Stuffed Pancakes!

This isn’t just chocolate and peppermint sandwiched between two pancakes.

This is stuffed pancake goodness with a deliciously rich filling you are sure to fall in love with.

You make chocolate hazelnut discs and throw them in the freezer to make the stuffed pancakes!

22 Candy Cane Whipped Cream

22. Candy Cane Whipped Cream 

From Who Needs a Cape

The perfect topping for holiday desserts or a special hot chocolate, this Candy Cane Whipped Cream is absolutely delicious.

Adding flavoring to your homemade whipped cream is an easy way to enhance the flavors of whatever you are topping.

You would be surprised at the depth of flavor you can create.

With Christmas upon us, we all have candy canes around that you can crush up and then you are all set.

23 Peppermint Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies

23. Peppermint Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies 

From Just Us Four Blog

Please all of the cookie monsters in your life with a big batch of these Peppermint Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies from My Suburban Kitchen.

Made with a simple devil’s food cake mix base and deliciously flavored with peppermint chocolate chips and crushed candy canes, these cookies are the ultimate holiday treat.

They are the perfect combination of chocolate and peppermint flavor which are the essential holiday flavors.

24 Skillet Peppermint Brownie

24. Skillet Peppermint Brownie

From Like Mother Like Daughter

Who doesn’t love an ooey gooey hot dessert topped with a big scoop of ice cream?

This skillet peppermint brownie perfectly hits the nail on the head.

It is super easy to make too because the base of your brownie is made from a brownie mix! Just add a little peppermint extract and some chopped candy pieces to make the brownie nice and minty and festive and perfect.

Add some peppermint ice cream for even more holiday flavor.

25 Chocolate Peppermint Bundt Cake

25. Chocolate Peppermint Bundt Cake 

From Tastes Better From Scratch

Chocolate Peppermint Bundt Cake is an impressive dessert to bring to all of the season’s holiday parties and family get togethers.

The cake is fluffy, moist, and totally amazing! It is also very simple to make with a cake mix base and a handful of other ingredients.

The delicious cream cheese frosting looks beautiful piped in stripes over the cake and sprinkled with crushed candy canes.

26 Mint Chocolate Cupcakes

26. Mint Chocolate Cupcakes

From Creations by Kara

Bite into one of these tasty cupcakes to find the delicious surprise hidden inside. Mint Chocolate Cupcakes with Mint Fudge Filling are so good and perfect to add to your holiday baking lineup.

Dense and moist chocolate cupcakes with pretty crackled tops are filled with mint fudgey goodness and topped with a creamy mint frosting that tastes fabulous and looks so pretty.

27 Peppermint Icing

27. Peppermint Icing

From Too Stinkin’ Cute

Just add chocolate cupcakes! This yummy peppermint icing is the perfect topping to all of your holiday cakes and confections.

It is super simple to make too.

With some powdered sugar, crushed peppermint candy, butter, and cream cheese this frosting can be yours.

Pipe onto your desserts and top with some candy cane chunks or a peppermint swirl for a beautiful and festive treat.

28 Homemade Peppermint Oreos

28. Homemade Peppermint Oreos

From I Heart Naptime

I love gifting homemade sweets around the holidays.

It feels more personal than a store-bought gift and there are so many beautiful ways to wrap cookies and other treats.

These homemade peppermint Oreo cookies are fantastic and so simple to make. Stack them up in a glass jar and add a festive tie of ribbon for a pretty sweet gift.

29 Peppermint Oreo Fudge

29. Peppermint Oreo Fudge

From The Gunny Sack

This easy Peppermint Oreo Fudge has only three ingredients; white chocolate chips, peppermint frosting, and peppermint Oreo cookies.

It is the easiest and tastiest dessert you can make this Christmas! Smooth and creamy with a delicious Oreo crunch, squares of this fudge are perfect for holiday cookie trays, Christmas bake sales, and more.

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