Chocolate-dipped candy canes

One of the best things you can do during the festive season is create yummy treats with the kids! These chocolate-dipped candy canes combine two well-known and loved flavours of Christmas—chocolate and peppermint.

What’s great about this recipe is how easy it is. There are five ingredients and three steps! We used white chocolate for this recipe, but you can use whatever chocolate takes your fancy.


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Chocolate-dipped candy cane recipe


Prep time 20 minutes
Cook time 5 minutes
Makes 12


  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 12 candy canes at least 15cm each
  • 85g baking chocolate (white), chopped
  • Coloured sugar or sprinkles, optional
  • Crushed candies, optional


  1. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Dip curved ends of candy canes in chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Place on baking paper.
  2. In a microwave, melt white baking chocolate; stir until smooth. Drizzle over chocolate. Decorate with toppings if desired. Let stand until set.
  3. Use to stir hot chocolate, or wrap and give as gifts.

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Nutritional Information (per serving)

No nutritional information available for this recipe.

For more Christmas recipes, try Easy peasy gingerbread biscuits and Christmas ‘pigs in blankets’.

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By Angela Sutherland
After spending many years hustling stories on busy editorial desks around the world, Angela is now mum of two little ones and owner/editor at Kids on the Coast / Kids in the City. She is an atrocious cook and loves cutting shapes to 90s dance music. Angela is the editor of Kids on the Coast - a free family magazine whats on guide for Kids: things to do, school holiday fun and free activities for kids... Fun attractions, family food & travel, kids health & wellbeing, kids parties venues, parenting, pregnancy & babies, guide for parents. Servicing Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and beyond, Kids on the Coast is an online guide for parents with kids things to do with kids, schools and education and lifestyle news located on Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Brisbane, QLD.

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