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19 Candy Cane Recipes That Will Ensure You Don't Have So Many Left Over In 2017

December 11, 2016

Forget fruitcake or Christmas cookies. Candy canes are basically as festive as food can get — at least, judging from the mountains of them you can probablu find piled in random corners of your house by the end of the holidays. Even if you like candy canes (and who doesn't like a multicolored stick of pure sugar?), there's just no way to eat them all on your own, but that's where these recipes for candy cane lovers come in. Thanks to the power of the internet, especially the corner dominated by Pinterest, it's never been easier to find creative uses for candy canes. You don't even have to eat them if you don't feel like it; there are all kinds of crafts that use candy canes out there. But if you're more of a traditionalist, you may want to stick to their original purpose: giving you a delicious sugar high during office parties and keeping kids quiet during religious services. (No, really. There's evidence that candy canes were given out by a choirmaster in the 17th century to keep children occupied during Christmas Eve Mass. The more you know, right?) But enough talk. Here are 19 recipes to use up this season's influx of candy canes. 1. Candy Cane Snowball Cookies Dusted with crushed candy canes, these cookies from My Baking Addiction are a perfect holiday gift. 2. Candy Cane Cookie Dough Truffles If you're feeling lazy, try these no-bake candy cane cookie dough truffles from Inside BruCrew Life. 3. Peppermint Candy Cane Popcorn This...

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