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16 Deliciously Easy Leftover Candy Cane Recipes You Need to Try!

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16 Deliciously Easy Leftover Candy Cane Recipes You Need to Try!

Turn your leftover Candy Canes into some ‘oh so yummy’ treats the whole family will enjoy – in fact you might have to go and round up some more leftovers from your neighbours!

Leftover Candy Cane Recipes

You can’t really have Christmas without some Candy Canes right? Whether you go for the traditional hooks that hang on a tree, or the Hershey Kisses, I bet you end up with lots of leftover Candy Canes.

Well don’t let them go to waste, round up the kiddos and spend some time baking up some of these yummy treats.

There are so many awesome recipes here you might have to ask your friends and neighbours for their leftover candy too!

Candy Cane Chocolate Cheesecake Bars


Oh. my. word. Forget the leftover candy canes, you’re going to want to go out and buy candy canes specifically for this recipe. I’m drooling just looking at it! (via A Treats Affair)

Candy Cane Kiss Cookies

Festive sugar cookies and chocolate cookies stuffed with a Candy Cane Hershey Kiss. Soft, chewy, and easy to make!


If you love Hershey Kisses then this is the recipe for you. You just need to decide whether to make the vanilla cookie version, or the chocolate. But hey it’s Christmas, why not make both! (via Sally’s Baking Addiction)

Candy Cane Chocolate Mousse Macaroon Cups

Delicious, very creamy Candy Cane Dark Chocolate Mousse with a White Chocolate topping ~ and even MORE Candy Cane in quick-to-make Macaroon Cups ! #Christmas #Dessert #CandyCane


Oh these look wonderful, just perfect for an Afternoon Tea party, and if you’re worried about making mousse you don’t need to be, because it’s from a box mix! (via With a Blast)

No-Bake Peppermint Cheesecake

This No-Bake Peppermint Cheesecake starts with a thick Oreo crust. The peppermint cheesecake filling is topped off with a chocolate ganache and a dollop of whipped cream.


If you don’t want to spend hours baking then check out this cheesecake that’s made with an Oreo crust. I love that pink filling, perfect for a Princess birthday party too! (via Beyond Frosting)

Candy Cane Swirl Cake

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Oh I love the swirl on this one, you might want to make a practice cake first though as it uses a bundt tin and is a bit tricky to serve without it crumbling. (via The Idea Room)

Peppermint Brownies


Brownies are my favourite thing to bake because they are so easy, and perfect for baking with kids too. These Candy Cane Brownies look yummy. (via Everyday Annie)

Candy Cane Crunch Milkshake

Candy Cane Crunch Milkshake


Who says Candy Canes are only for eating? How about making them into a good old fashioned milkshake instead? Delicious! (via I Wash You Dry)

Candy Cane Steamers

Candy Cane Steamers Recipe - Hot frothy milk whipped up with a special homemade candy cane syrup.


Or how about these Candy Cane Steamers, just perfect for warming up on a cold winter’s day. (via Katrina’s Kitchen)

Sleigh Riding Teddy Bears

Sleigh Riding Teddy Bears Recipe


Here’s another great recipe for the kids to bake; super cute teddy bears riding on sleighs. (via Budget Savvy Diva)

Bend and Shape Candy Canes

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Here’s a fun activity for the kids, let them play with the candy canes and see how many different shapes they can make. (via The Artful Parent)

Candy Cane Rice Krispies

This recipe for Candy Cane Rice Krispie Treats is the perfect holiday snack! With just five ingredients, these treats will be ready to please in no time. | Holiday Recipes | Holiday Desserts | Christmas Treats | Peppermint | Mom Makes Joy


How about something super simple? Rice Krispie treats with a touch of Candy Cane. (via Gabby Whitaker)

Perppermint Oreo Truffles

Oreo balls stacked on a turquoise plate set over a blue cloth. Oreo balls are coated in both milk chocolate and white chocolate.


Oh my goodness, these Oreo Truffles look amazing! You could serve these up at a Christmas party and your friends would be so impressed, and they’re really not that difficult to make. (via Cooking Classy)

Candy Cane Bark

Candy Cane Bark Recipe Easy


Well this has to be the easiest Candy Cane recipes I could find, because it only has two ingredients, and the kids will love crushing the canes with the rolling pin. (via The Frugal Girls)

Vegan Candy Cane Hot Cocoa Mix


How about using those Candy Canes to make a gift in a jar for someone who loves Hot Cocoa? (via Free People)

Candy Cane Chocolate Swirl Fudge

Easy chocolate swirled fudge filled peppermint and candy canes. 10 minutes, 5 ingredients!


I’ve never made fudge before because I always thought it sounded way too tricky. But one pot, five ingredients and ten minutes? I can do that, and I bet you could too! (via Sally’s Baking Addiction)

Peppermint Bark

Snowflake Peppermint Bark Recipe from bakedbyrachel.com


How cool is this? Peppermint Bark, but you make it using cookie cutters so they look amazing! (via Baked by Rachel)

Do you always have leftover candy canes at Christmas? Well if you're wondering what to do with them we've got 16 yummy ideas for you! From cheesecake and brownies to fudge and bark there is sure to be something in here you'll find delicious! #candycanes #christmas #recipes #treats
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