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Candy Cane Shooters

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Combine a classic Christmas flavor with a few decedent ingredients and you have the perfect dessert drink for the season. A candy cane shooter; it looks amazing and tastes even better. The full recipe is below along with lots more Christmas dessert ideas.

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These peppermint shots are dressed up with ice cream, whipped cream, candy canes and peppermint bark. It’s dessert in a tiny glass! Serve these Christmas drinks with dessert or in place of it. They are sure to please your crowd.

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Candy Cane Shooters

Yield: 6
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Peppermint shots made with ice cream and topped with peppermint bark, the perfect Christmas dessert drink.


  • 3 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 1 1/2 oz vodka
  • 1 1/2 oz peppermint schnapps
  • Light corn syrup
  • Candy canes
  • Whipped Cream
  • Peppermint bark


  1. On a small plate crush a handful of candy canes.
  2. On a second dish pour a small amount of light corn syrup.
  3. Dip the rim of 6 shot glasses into the corn syrup then the crushed candy canes. Set aside.
  4. In a blender combine ice cream, vodka, and peppermint schnapps. Blend until smooth.
  5. Pour the drink into the shot glasses and top with whipped cream and a small piece of peppermint bark.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 156Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 32mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 0gSugar: 16gProtein: 1g

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Marie | DIY Adulation

Tuesday 10th of December 2019

These are perfect for peppermint lovers! My mom would go nuts for them (I may have to surprise her this Christmas). Thanks for the awesome recipe!


Tuesday 3rd of December 2019

Must. Make. Peppermint. Shooters - as soon as i can! I'm off to buy the ingredients:)


Wednesday 4th of December 2019

Enjoy!! You will love them.


Tuesday 3rd of December 2019

These look so fun and festive...perfect for a holiday get together! Pinned!


Monday 2nd of December 2019

We are hosting a Christmas gathering soon and these festive shooters are definitely going to be served! Thank you for the recipe. Pinned

Cherryl Ehlenburg

Monday 2nd of December 2019

These look so festive, and I love your shot glasses!

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