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Things That Taste Like Christmas

1. Chocolate-Dipped Peppermint Sticks

Chocolate-Dipped Peppermint Sticks

Perfect as hot chocolate stirrers. Find the recipe here.

2. Chocolate Fudge Cookies with Candy Cane Buttercream

Chocolate Fudge Cookies with Candy Cane Buttercream

Candy cane buttercream simply consists of ground up candy cane dust mixed into standard vanilla buttercream. Get the full details here.

3. Peppermint White Russians

Peppermint White Russians

Get the recipe here. Peppermint mocha Kahlua! It exists.

4. Candy Cane S’mores

Candy Cane S'mores

5. Soak peppermints in water to make Christmas ice cubes.

Soak peppermints in water to make Christmas ice cubes.

Use filtered water for clear ice. Get the ingredients here.

Source: fun.kyti.me

6. Marble Peppermint Swirl Cupcakes

Marble Peppermint Swirl Cupcakes

Get this amazing-looking recipe here.

Source: bakingdom.com

7. Candy Cane Peppermint Patties

Candy Cane Peppermint Patties

Be sure to use high quality peppermint extract for these.

Source: hanielas.com

8. Peppermint Float

Peppermint Float

Add a scoop of peppermint ice cream to a mixture of Bailey’s and ginger ale. Stir with a candy cane.

Source: bhg.com

9. Peppermint Marshmallows

Peppermint Marshmallows

Get the recipe here.

Dip ‘em in chocolate, put ‘em on a stick.

10. Chocolate Peppermint Roll Cake

Chocolate Peppermint Roll Cake

Get the recipe here.

11. 4-Ingredient Peppermint Popcorn

4-Ingredient Peppermint Popcorn

This recipe uses microwaved bags of popcorn.

12. Peppermint Crumble Bars

Peppermint Crumble Bars

This surprisingly easy recipe only requires 5 ingredients.

13. Peppermint Martini Jelly Shots

Peppermint Martini Jelly Shots

Peppermint schnapps and white chocolate liqueur lend this recipe its creamy base.

14. Candy Cane Meringue Kisses

Candy Cane Meringue Kisses

Get the recipe here.

15. Pancakes with Candy Cane Chocolate Syrup

Pancakes with Candy Cane Chocolate Syrup

Get the recipe here.

16. Oreos Dipped in White Chocolate and Sprinkled with Candy Cane Bits

Oreos Dipped in White Chocolate and Sprinkled with Candy Cane Bits

This is Christmas in a cookie.

17. Peppermint Meringue Cups Filled with Ganache

Peppermint Meringue Cups Filled with Ganache

Get the recipe here.

18. 3-Ingredient Candy Cane Mint Milanos

3-Ingredient Candy Cane Mint Milanos

Get the recipe here.

Source: blog.hwtm.com

19. Swirly Peppermint Milkshake

Swirly Peppermint Milkshake

“Cottage cheese is what gives the thick milkshake consistency!”

20. “Reindeer Feed”

"Reindeer Feed"

It’s basically a savory-sweet candy cane chex mix. Get the recipe here.

21. Pretzels Covered in White Chocolate and Candy Cane Pieces

Pretzels Covered in White Chocolate and Candy Cane Pieces

22. Peppermint Bark Wheels

Peppermint Bark Wheels

It’s an excuse to break out your donut pan. Get the details here.

Source: studiodiy.com

23. A Pre-Made Peppermint Hot Chocolate Mix

A Pre-Made Peppermint Hot Chocolate Mix

Get the recipe here.

24. Candy Cane Batter Cookies

Candy Cane Batter Cookies

Get the recipe here.

25. Candy Cane Dust

Candy Cane Dust

Pulverize candy canes in a blender. Keep the dust around to add to anything — sprinkle on hot cocoa, cookies, pretzels, and ice cream.

Source: pinterest.com

26. Peppermint Whipped Cream

Peppermint Whipped Cream

You could easily make this with the candy cane dust from above.

27. Two-Ingredient Peppermint Kiss Pretzels

Two-Ingredient Peppermint Kiss Pretzels

These make a great last minute snack. Get the insanely easy directions here.

28. Peppermint Eggnog Milkshake Shots

Peppermint Eggnog Milkshake Shots

Get the recipe here.

29. Peppermint Sugar Cookies

Peppermint Sugar Cookies

It’s all about the presentation with these.

Source: bakerella.com

30. Peppermint Caramels

Peppermint Caramels

Wrap ‘em up with paper and washi tape to make adorable little gifts. Get the recipe here.

Source: saveur.com

31. Make Your Own Peppermint Sprinkles

Make Your Own Peppermint Sprinkles

Get the 5-ingredient recipe here.

32. Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes

Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes

Get the recipe here.

33. Peppermint Fudge

Peppermint Fudge

34. Hot Chocolate Peppermint Shots

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Shots

The shot glasses are store-bought. Get the recipe here.

Source: spabettie.com

35. Chocolate-Dipped Peppermint Coconut Snowflakes

Chocolate-Dipped Peppermint Coconut Snowflakes

This recipe is actually supposed to be healthy.

36. Marshmallow Peppermint Sauce

Marshmallow Peppermint Sauce

For drizzling all over your ice cream. Get the recipe here.

37. Christmas Tree Peppermint Bark

Christmas Tree Peppermint Bark

Get the recipe here.

Source: tidymom.net

38. Peppermint Macaroons

Peppermint Macaroons

Get the recipe here

39. Peppermint Crunch Truffles

Peppermint Crunch Truffles

Get the recipe here.

40. Peppermint Icing

Peppermint Icing

41. Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Popsicles

Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Popsicles

Get the recipe here.

42. Marshmallow Gelatin Parfait

Marshmallow Gelatin Parfait

You can make these alcoholic by using marshmallow-flavored vodka.

43. Cocktail: The Mint Icicle

Cocktail: The Mint Icicle

If you’re one for creamy cocktails, try this.

44. Peppermint Whoopie Pies

Peppermint Whoopie Pies

Get the recipe here.

45. You’ll definitely want a peppermint tray to serve all of your desserts on….

You'll definitely want a peppermint tray to serve all of your desserts on....

Get the directions for how to make this here. It only requires one ingredient: peppermint candies!

46. Peppermint Almond Bark Cookies

Peppermint Almond Bark Cookies

Get the recipe here.

47. Candy Cane Kiss Brownie Bites

Candy Cane Kiss Brownie Bites

Get the recipe here.

48. Candy Cane Biscotti

Candy Cane Biscotti

Get the recipe here.

49. Candy Cane Joe-Joe’s

Candy Cane Joe-Joe's

Get the recipe here.

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