Chocolate Snowflake Candy Canes

Chocolate Snowflake Candy Canes - a simple and delicious holiday treat dipped in white chocolate and sprinkles, to make and gift this holiday season!

I’m so excited! It’s finally close enough to the end of November that we can start talking about Christmas. Have you started planning yet? I love Christmas so I usually start planning & brainstorming around September. I know, but it’s just too much fun. So I know I have a ton of people on my list that I give smaller gifts to. You know those gifts that say “I’m thinking about you” but don’t cost a fortune. Food gifts are perfect for that! Since I blog about food most people in my life automatically expect something food related from me as a gift anyway. Which works out great because it’s cost effective & I feel like I’m giving someone the most personal gift I can. I believe that making food for others is truly a gift from your spirit. You pour your heart & soul into your recipe with the mindset of making something someone will swoon over. It’s so special & meaningful. I think that’s why I love doing it so much. I’m giving them a piece of what it so important to me & so much a part of my life.

Chocolate Snowflake Candy Canes - a simple and delicious holiday treat dipped in white chocolate and sprinkles, to make and gift this holiday season!

These Chocolate Snowflake Candy Canes are the perfect little food Christmas gift. I don’t know about you, but when I think of Christmas, candy canes definitely come to mind. But I love the old fashioned style. I grew up receiving them with a little box of candy from my favorite shop. That was something I looked forward to every year & so I try to continue that with my family & friends. I thought that taking those nostalgic treasures dressing them up a bit would make an even better gift. They look so pretty. Who wouldn’t love receiving these from a neighbor this holiday season? Just a little box of happiness!


Chocolate Snowflake Candy Canes - a simple and delicious holiday treat dipped in white chocolate and sprinkles, to make and gift this holiday season!

The best part is that you can make these in bulk really quickly. I like to have the kids help me too since it’s so easy. Before we know it we have wrapped up all our gifts for all the neighbors on the street in less than 1 hour. Not bad!

Chocolate Snowflake Candy Canes
Serves: 8
  • 8 old fashioned candy canes
  • ½ cup white chocolate chips
  • 1-1/2 tbsp shortening
  • white pearl sprinkles
  • white snowflake sprinkles
  • squeeze bottle
  1. Unwrap your candy canes & place on a small parchment lined baking sheet or plate
  2. Combine white chocolate chips & shortening in a glass & heat in microwave 60-90 seconds on 50% power.
  3. Stir to remove all lumps & make sure that it's smooth
  4. Dip each candy cane in about half way to coat & return to parchment paper
  5. Do a second coat of chocolate on each candy cane to make sure it's nice & thick
  6. Immediately sprinkle white pearl & snowflake sprinkles to wet chocolate
  7. Transfer remaining chocolate to a squeeze bottle with narrow tip
  8. Squeeze in a a thin zigzag pattern over the chocolate area of the candy canes
  9. Add a few more snowflake sprinkles to the wet chocolate
  10. Allow to cool & harden at room temperature before adding to your gift box

These are a simple & delicious way to share the love this holiday season!

How about a few more of our favorite peppermint recipes?

Peppermint Chocolate Truffle Pancakes

Peppermint Chocolate Truffle Pancakes

Peppermint Pudding Cups

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I LOVE anything peppermint, and I especially love easy recipes that the kids can help with.

These would totally make a simple neighbor gift for the holidays!

Thanks Gina!! Check out more of her recipes over at Kleinworth & Co!

And here are a few more simple candy cane recipes for you:

Quick and Delicious Peppermint Cereal Bites { } Recipe is made from chex cereal, marshmallows, andes peppermint pieces, white chocolate chips and peanuts.

Peppermint Cereal Bites

Delicious 3-Ingredient Peppermint Punch recipe on { } Ingredients include peppermint candies, club soda, egg nog, and peppermint ice cream!

Peppermint Punch

Candy Cane Oreo Peppermint Bark. Quick, easy and YUMMY! { } Vanilla candy coating melted with oil and butter and mixed with candy cane oreos and crushed candy canes!

Candy Cane Oreo Peppermint Bark

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