10 Holiday Treats to Make with Candy Canes

Enhance holiday snacks, sweets and beverages with festive flair by following Food Network Kitchen's top 10 tips for putting candy canes to good use.

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Photo By: Renee Comet ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Renee Comet ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Renee Comet ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Renee Comet ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Renee Comet ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Renee Comet ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Renee Comet ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Renee Comet ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Renee Comet ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Minty Marshmallows

Roll homemade marshmallows in crushed candy canes and float them in your next cup of hot chocolate.

Bark

Chop candy canes and lay them out over melted chocolate. (White chocolate works particularly well with candy canes.)

DIY Peppermint Vodka

Add candy canes to unflavored vodka, then let the candy infuse for a boozy, minty treat.

Candy Cane Cookies

Roll cookies in crushed candy canes before baking for a little mint in every bite.

Candy Cane Sugar

Pulverize candy canes in the food processor, then use the powder to rim mugs before filling them with hot chocolate or coffee.

Fudge

Sprinkle chopped candy canes over white chocolate fudge, then swirl.

Stained-Glass Cookies

Cut holes out of sugar cookies, then fill with crushed candy canes before baking.

Minty Whipped Cream

Crush candy canes in the food processor, then fold into whipped cream and use to top chocolate cake.

Cereal Treats

Add a hit of mint to marshmallow bars by folding chopped candy canes into the cereal before packing it into the pan.

Stirring Sticks

Use candy canes as stirring sticks for hot chocolate or coffee.

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