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December 10, 2018

10 Creative Uses for Candy Canes this Holiday Season



It’s hard to imagine this time of year without thinking of Wholesome Organic Candy Canes. These sweet treats add a festive touch to any celebration. Plus, candy canes are so versatile! They can be added to just about anything, reminding us that there’s no wrong way to enjoy them this December.


Peppermint Candy Crisps


For an inventive cookie that makes use of both Wholesome Organic Candy Canes and Wholesome Organic Honey, try this recipe for Peppermint Candy Crisps. It’s sure to be a hit at any holiday party!


Peppermint Matcha Latte


Instagram blogger @keepupwithliv used our Wholesome Organic Candy Canes to make her matcha latte merry and bright. She says, “It is super delicious and mint and matcha work so well together!”


Peppermint Chocolate Oats


This tasty breakfast treat from Chelsea of @platedhealth is sweetened with a “hint” of mint. Use Wholesome Organic Stevia in the mint drizzle, and top with crushed Wholesome Organic Candy Canes.


Chocolate Peppermint Fudge


This gluten-free fudge recipe from @simplyglutenfree is delicious and sure to be requested year after year. By using Wholesome Organic Frosting in both the chocolate and white chocolate/peppermint layers, you’ll save yourself a TON of time. Sprinkle with our Wholesome Organic Candy Canes.


Peppermint Hot Cocoa Buns


Making these peppermint hot cocoa buns from @lensesandlentils is like walking straight into a scrumptious winter wonderland. Use Wholesome Organic Cane Sugar for the buns, and Wholesome Dark Brown Sugar for the inside filling (with our crushed Organic Candy Canes, of course). Top with the remaining crushed candy pieces.


Cookie Dough Peppermint Bark


Want a sweet vegan treat? Combine @alpendough’s vegan cookie dough and top with Wholesome Organic Candy Canes to make this cookie dough peppermint bark. A real crowd pleaser!

Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix


If you’re looking for something simple, comforting, and homemade, Lisa at Stress-Free Christmas has just the solution: homemade hot chocolate. Use Wholesome Organic Powdered Sugar in your mix, and add Wholesome Organic Candy Canes to melt for a pleasing beverage. This mix makes a great holiday gift, too!


Creamy Peppermint Ice Cream


Why leave Santa milk and cookies when you have @bestoneyetvegan’s peppermint ice cream as an option? Liven up your ice cream with Wholesome Organic Candy Canes as a topper, and you’ll have something truly delightful.


Double Chocolate Peppermint Energy Balls


Need an energy boost? Try @consciouskitch’s recipe for these double chocolate peppermint energy balls. Bonus: dipping these into cacao and coconut oil mix could double as a truffle recipe!


Chewy Chocolate Peppermint Cookies


Use Wholesome Organic Coconut Palm Sugar to make these delectable chewy chocolate peppermint cookies by @heather_kidskitchen! Garnish with Wholesome Organic Candy Canes for an added boost of flavor.


What are your favorite ways to use Wholesome Organic Candy Canes in your holiday treats?