Candy Cane-Inspired Desserts

Make a spectacular holiday dessert inspired by candy canes.

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Peppermint Layer Cake with Candy Cane Frosting

There are hints of peppermint in every element of this dessert: the cake layers, the frosting and even the topping.

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Candy Cane Pavlova

Seven ingredients are all you need to re-create this holiday ice cream masterpiece.

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Candy Cane Chocolate Tart

Chocolate wafer cookies and peppermint extract are the perfect holiday pair.

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Candy Cane Croquembouche

Croquembouche (pronounced kroh-kuhm-BOOSH) is a tower of cream puffs. Food Network Magazine used icing instead of the usual caramel to hold it together.

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Candy Cane Cookies

Peppermint extract and red sanding sugar add authenticity to these festive cookies with a familiar holiday shape.

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White Chocolate Peppermint Fudge

This easy, creamy fudge is a great way to use up excess holiday candy canes. If you're not a fan of peppermint, try swapping the candies for sprinkles, nuts or dried fruit!

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White Chocolate Bark with Peppermint Stick

This three-ingredient bark packs a double punch of peppermint and fits the bill as an inexpensive holiday treat.

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White Chocolate-Peppermint Drops

These cookies get a double dose of creamy white chocolate — it's in the batter and the glaze. A sprinkle of crushed candies adds a burst of mint.

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