Holidays come and go, leaving behind an abundance of leftover candy. This is especially true for candy canes. Instead of tossing that extra box of mints, why not use them to make up some goodies? There are plenty of ways to use those extra candy canes thanks to TikTok. If you don’t want to eat too much peppermint this holiday season, here are five recipes you can make with leftover candy canes.
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1. Candy cane dip
Dips are not only great for fries and vegetables, but also for a delicious dessert. This candy cane dip calls for a mixture of Greek yogurt, cashew butter, maple syrup, sea salt and peppermint extract. Then you can top it off with a festive selection of shredded candy canes and white chocolate chips. This dip goes well with fruit, rice cakes, graham crackers, and other sweet nibbles.
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2. Gluten free chocolate brownie peppermint oats
Chocolate and peppermint are two flavors that were “mint” for each other. Start by adding oatmeal, bananas, cocoa powder, maple syrup, baking soda, salt, and peppermint extract to a blender. Next, pour the mixture into a baking dish and sprinkle with dark chocolate chips before baking. Cover with crushed candy canes and enjoy!
3. Candy cane mug cake
You will be addicted to mug cake after trying this easy recipe. First put all-purpose flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt in a cup. Then stir. Once these ingredients are combined, add the milk, neutral oil, chocolate chips, and crushed candy canes. Mix the ingredients thoroughly before heating them in the microwave for about 90 seconds. Finally, garnish with pieces of candy cane and dig in!
4th Candy Cane Vodka
For a change from your traditional vodka, look no further than this simple recipe. First, put your shredded candy canes in a mason jar. Then pour in your vodka of your choice. Cap the jar and shake it until the contents turn bright red. Then chill for four hours. Use your candy cane vodka to flavor hot chocolate or coffee, or to make a minty cocktail.
5. Mocha candy cane
For that much needed morning excite mint, this recipe is for you. Start by adding a couple of Hershey’s candy cane kisses to a glass. Next, add some espresso followed by a mixture of frothed milk and peppermint mocha whitener. Sprinkle with whipped cream and pieces of candy cane.
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