3 Delectable Ways to Use Up Leftover Candy Canes

If Santa left a sleigh full of candy canes at your house this year and you're wondering what to do with them all, we've got three easy peppermint-flavored recipes that are guaranteed to please.

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Pink Peppermint Cocktail

This pink peppermint cocktail is as pretty as it is tasty. And it's definitely a crowd-pleaser.

Pink Peppermint Cocktail: Ingredients

To make this creamy concoction, you'll need vodka, crushed peppermint, brandy and half and half.

Pink Peppermint Cocktail: Shake + Strain

Combine your ingredients, then stir until blended. Strain over ice.

Pink Peppermint Cocktail: Garnish + Serve

Simply garnish with a few sprigs of fresh mint and a soft peppermint stick. Get the recipe.

Peppermint Ginger Cookie

Great as a gift and oh-so-delicious, this delectable treat is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Peppermint Ginger Cookie: Ingredients

To make these tasty treats, you'll need store-bought ginger cookie dough, peppermint candy, white chocolate chips and vegetable oil.

Peppermint Ginger Cookie: Bake + Dip

Keep this one easy and bake store-bought cookie dough. Then, combine your chocolate chips with vegetable oil and melt in the microwave. Once the chocolate is melted, dip each cookie into the mixture halfway, coating it on both sides.

Peppermint Ginger Cookie: Garnish + Eat

While the chocolate is still warm, sprinkle crushed peppermint onto the top of each cookie. Gift to friends or hoard for yourself. (This is a no-judgement zone!) Get the recipe.

White Chocolate Peppermint Popcorn

This recipe is so simple, you'll be whipping it up for every holiday event. Get ready for a delightfully-sweet treat.

White Chocolate Peppermint Popcorn: Ingredients

For this party-perfect treat, you'll need popped popcorn, peppermint candy, white chocolate chips and salt.

White Chocolate Peppermint Popcorn: Mix It Up

Heat the chocolate chips until melted. Add the peppermint, and stir until incorporated. Pour the popcorn into a large bowl, add salt, then shake the bowl to distribute evenly. Pour in the melted chocolate-peppermint mixture across the top of the popcorn and mix well. Add most of the remaining peppermint into the bowl and continue mixing.

White Chocolate Peppermint Popcorn: Garnish + Serve

Once fully coated, spoon out popcorn into serving-size bowls to keep the presentation elegant. Add a bit of crushed peppermint to the top of each serving as a garnish. Set a timer to see how long this lasts in a crowd. Get the recipe.

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