Nothing says ‘the holidays are here’ quite like candy canes! That is why today we have gathered the best candy cane dessert recipes that you have to try for the holidays. The first step for most of these applications is to finely crush the peppermint. Smaller bits are easier to eat. To crush the candy canes, use your hands to break them into pieces. Then, place them in a sealed zip-top bag and set it over a sturdy cutting board. Use a hammer or meat mallet to break the candy canes into either small pieces (for mix-ins) or a fine powder (for rolling and sprinkling). The next steps are different for each recipe – so take a look! We hope you’ll enjoy this collection of 16 holiday peppermint dessert recipes.