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    49 Things That Taste Like Christmas

    Peppermint adds holiday cheer to everything.

    1. Chocolate-Dipped Peppermint Sticks

    Perfect as hot chocolate stirrers. Find the recipe here.

    2. Chocolate Fudge Cookies with Candy Cane Buttercream

    Candy cane buttercream simply consists of ground up candy cane dust mixed into standard vanilla buttercream. Get the full details here.

    3. Peppermint White Russians

    Get the recipe here. Peppermint mocha Kahlua! It exists.

    4. Candy Cane S'mores

    5. Soak peppermints in water to make Christmas ice cubes.

    Use filtered water for clear ice. Get the ingredients here.

    6. Marble Peppermint Swirl Cupcakes

    Get this amazing-looking recipe here.

    7. Candy Cane Peppermint Patties

    Be sure to use high quality peppermint extract for these.

    8. Peppermint Float

    Add a scoop of peppermint ice cream to a mixture of Bailey's and ginger ale. Stir with a candy cane.

    9. Peppermint Marshmallows

    Get the recipe here.

    Dip 'em in chocolate, put 'em on a stick.

    10. Chocolate Peppermint Roll Cake

    Get the recipe here.

    11. 4-Ingredient Peppermint Popcorn

    This recipe uses microwaved bags of popcorn.

    12. Peppermint Crumble Bars

    This surprisingly easy recipe only requires 5 ingredients.

    13. Peppermint Martini Jelly Shots

    Peppermint schnapps and white chocolate liqueur lend this recipe its creamy base.

    14. Candy Cane Meringue Kisses

    15. Pancakes with Candy Cane Chocolate Syrup

    Get the recipe here.

    16. Oreos Dipped in White Chocolate and Sprinkled with Candy Cane Bits

    This is Christmas in a cookie.

    17. Peppermint Meringue Cups Filled with Ganache

    Get the recipe here.

    18. 3-Ingredient Candy Cane Mint Milanos

    Get the recipe here.

    19. Swirly Peppermint Milkshake

    "Cottage cheese is what gives the thick milkshake consistency!"

    20. "Reindeer Feed"

    It's basically a savory-sweet candy cane chex mix. Get the recipe here.

    21. Pretzels Covered in White Chocolate and Candy Cane Pieces

    22. Peppermint Bark Wheels

    It's an excuse to break out your donut pan. Get the details here.

    23. A Pre-Made Peppermint Hot Chocolate Mix

    Get the recipe here.

    24. Candy Cane Batter Cookies

    Get the recipe here.

    25. Candy Cane Dust

    Pulverize candy canes in a blender. Keep the dust around to add to anything — sprinkle on hot cocoa, cookies, pretzels, and ice cream.

    26. Peppermint Whipped Cream

    You could easily make this with the candy cane dust from above.

    27. Two-Ingredient Peppermint Kiss Pretzels

    These make a great last minute snack. Get the insanely easy directions here.

    28. Peppermint Eggnog Milkshake Shots

    Get the recipe here.

    29. Peppermint Sugar Cookies

    It's all about the presentation with these.

    30. Peppermint Caramels

    Wrap 'em up with paper and washi tape to make adorable little gifts. Get the recipe here.

    31. Make Your Own Peppermint Sprinkles

    Get the 5-ingredient recipe here.

    32. Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes

    Get the recipe here.

    33. Peppermint Fudge

    34. Hot Chocolate Peppermint Shots

    The shot glasses are store-bought. Get the recipe here.

    35. Chocolate-Dipped Peppermint Coconut Snowflakes

    This recipe is actually supposed to be healthy.

    36. Marshmallow Peppermint Sauce

    For drizzling all over your ice cream. Get the recipe here.

    37. Christmas Tree Peppermint Bark

    Get the recipe here.

    38. Peppermint Macaroons

    Get the recipe here

    39. Peppermint Crunch Truffles

    Get the recipe here.

    40. Peppermint Icing

    41. Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Popsicles

    Get the recipe here.

    42. Marshmallow Gelatin Parfait

    You can make these alcoholic by using marshmallow-flavored vodka.

    43. Cocktail: The Mint Icicle

    If you're one for creamy cocktails, try this.

    44. Peppermint Whoopie Pies

    Get the recipe here.

    45. You'll definitely want a peppermint tray to serve all of your desserts on....

    Get the directions for how to make this here. It only requires one ingredient: peppermint candies!

    46. Peppermint Almond Bark Cookies

    Get the recipe here.

    47. Candy Cane Kiss Brownie Bites

    Get the recipe here.

    48. Candy Cane Biscotti

    49. Candy Cane Joe-Joe's

    Get the recipe here.