Candy Cane & Peppermint Recipes for National Candy Cane Day—Over 20 of Them … in All Their Minty Goodness!

Gluten-Free Candy Cane & Peppermint Dessert Recipes Featured on All Gluten-Free Desserts

Gluten-Free Candy Cane & Peppermint Dessert Recipes Featured on All Gluten-Free Desserts

Today is National Candy Cane Day! What fun and how timely, right? Candy canes are definitely loved by many. These colorful red-and-white striped treats brighten so many holiday displays and when offered as a candy treat, they usually bring a smile to most faces—young and old. Of course, not everyone opts for candy canes, but many of us who don’t still love peppermint-flavored goodies. So today I’m sharing a candy cane recipe roundup that also includes some other recipes that feature peppermint extract. I think you will love them all!

Candy Cane Brownies from Lynn’s Kitchen Adventures ~ gluten free, vegetarian

Candy Cane Brownies from Lynn's Kitchen Adventures

Candy Cane Brownies from Lynn’s Kitchen Adventures

Candy Cane Cookies from Paleo Parents ~ gluten free, grain free, dairy free, refined sugar free, vegetarian, paleo, primal

Candy Cane Cookies from Paleo Parents

Candy Cane Cookies from Paleo Parents

Candy Cane Ice Cream from Edible Perspective ~ gluten free, grain free, dairy free, egg free, vegan (note:  no ice cream maker is required)

Vegan Candy Cane Ice Cream from Edible Perspective

Vegan Candy Cane Ice Cream from Edible Perspective

Candy Cane Ice Cream from She Let Them Eat Cake ~ gluten free, grain free, dairy free, egg free, vegan

Candy Cane Ice Cream from She Let Them Eat Cake

Candy Cane Ice Cream from She Let Them Eat Cake

Candy Cane Marshmallows from Tasty Eats At Home ~ gluten free, dairy free

Candy Cane Marshmallows from Tasty Eats At Home

Candy Cane Marshmallows from Tasty Eats At Home

Candy Cane Pudding Pie from Chocolate-Covered Katie ~ gluten free, vegetarian, with dairy-free, vegan option

Candy Cane Pudding Pie from Chocolate-Covered Katie

Candy Cane Pudding Pie from Chocolate-Covered Katie

Candy Cane Truffles from In Johnna’s Kitchen ~ gluten free, grain free, dairy free, egg free, vegan

Candy Cane Truffles from In Johnna's Kitchen

Candy Cane Truffles from In Johnna’s Kitchen

Chocolate Candy Cane Ice Cream Sundae from Queen of Quinoa ~ gluten free, dairy free, egg free, vegan

Chocolate Candy Cane Ice Cream Sundae from Queen of Quinoa

Chocolate Candy Cane Ice Cream Sundae from Queen of Quinoa

Chocolate Mint Donuts with Andes Candy from Premeditated Leftovers ~ gluten free, vegetarian

Chocolate Mint Doughnuts with Andes Candy from Premeditated Leftovers

Chocolate Mint Doughnuts with Andes Candy from Premeditated Leftovers

Chocolate Peppermint Protein Smoothie from She Let Them Eat Cake ~ gluten free, grain free, dairy free, egg free, refined sugar free, vegan

Chocolate Peppermint Protein Smoothie from She Let Them Eat Cake

Chocolate Peppermint Protein Smoothie from She Let Them Eat Cake

Double Chocolate Peppermint Bark from Lynn’s Kitchen Adventures ~ gluten free, vegetarian

Double Chocolate Peppermint Bark from Lynn's Kitchen Adventures

Double Chocolate Peppermint Bark from Lynn’s Kitchen Adventures

Peppermint Marshmallow Crunch Cookies from Against All Grain ~ gluten free, grain free, dairy free, refined sugar free (get Danielle’s hot cocoa recipe here)

Hot Chocolate with Peppermint Marshmallow Cookies from Against All Grain

Hot Chocolate with Peppermint Marshmallow Cookies from Against All Grain

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Shots from Spabettie ~ gluten free, grain free, dairy free, egg free, vegan

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Shots from Spabettie

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Shots from Spabettie

Merry Holiday Chocolate Peppermint Layer Cake from Gluten Free Canteen ~ gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian

Merry Holiday Chocolate Peppermint Cake from Gluten Free Canteen

Merry Holiday Chocolate Peppermint Cake from Gluten Free Canteen

Mint Crinkles from Free Range Cookies ~ gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian

Mint Crinkles from Free Range Cookies

Mint Crinkles from Free Range Cookies

Peppermint Frosting from Elana’s Pantry ~ gluten free, dairy free, egg free, refined sugar free, vegetarian

Peppermint Frosting from Elana's Pantry

Peppermint Frosting from Elana’s Pantry

Peppermint “Hot Chocolate” Cookies from Creative Cooking Gluten Free ~ gluten free, vegetarian

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cookies from Creative Cooking Gluten Free

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cookies from Creative Cooking Gluten Free

Peppermint Melt-in-Your-Mouth Cookies from Simply Gourmet ~ gluten free (if you use gluten-free option), vegetarian

Peppermint Melt-in-Your-Mouth Cookies from Simply Gourmet

Peppermint Melt-in-Your-Mouth Cookies from Simply Gourmet

Peppermint Mocha or Peppermint Hot Cocoa from Tasty Yummies ~ gluten free, dairy free, egg free, vegetarian, with vegan option

Peppermint Mocha or Peppermint Hot Cocoa from Tasty Yummies

Peppermint Mocha or Peppermint Hot Cocoa from Tasty Yummies

Peppermint Patties from Sarah Bakes Gluten-Free Treats ~ gluten free, dairy free, vegan

Dairy-Free Peppermint Patties from Sarah Bakes Gluten-Free Treats

Dairy-Free Peppermint Patties from Sarah Bakes Gluten-Free Treats

Raw Peppermint Mocha Truffle Cake from Hunter’s Lyonesse ~ gluten free, grain free, dairy free, egg free, paleo, primal, vegan

Raw Peppermint Mocha Truffle Cake from Hunter's Lyonesse

Raw Peppermint Mocha Truffle Cake from Hunter’s Lyonesse

Thin Mint Cookies from Glugle Gluten Free ~ gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian

Thin Mint Cookies from Glugle Gluten Free

Thin Mint Cookies from Glugle Gluten Free

Vanilla Candy Cane Trifle from The Healthy Apple ~ gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian

Vanilla Candy Cane Trifle from The Healthy Apple

Vanilla Candy Cane Trifle from The Healthy Apple

This post is linked to Gluten-Free WednesdaysGluten-Free Fridays, and Gluten-Free Tuesdays.

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Comments

  1. I love this candy cane roundup! And all of your roundups! Thanks for always sharing and promoting my recipes (and many other people’s recipes). You’re a gem. I’m glad you had a good Christmas with your boys. xo

    • Hi Maggie–Thanks so much, dear! It’s a fun roundup, isn’t it? ;-) And you’re welcome, of course. Sharing these roundups of such terrific recipes from you and others is some of the most fun I have blogging! :-) Yes, Christmas with the boys was really, really great! I hope yours with your lovelies was, too, and Happy 2014, my dear!

      xo,
      Shirley

  2. I love this post! I totally have candy canes left over and was going to throw them out!

  3. I am hungry for each of these sweet treats! Thanks for linking up at our Gluten Free Fridays party! I have tweeted and pinned your entry to our Gluten Free Fridays board on Pinterest! :)

    Hope your week is great! Can’t wait to see what you link up this week!

    Cindy from vegetarianmamma.com

    • Cindy–They really are some great looking treats, aren’t they? I love the creativity of the contributors to All Gluten-Free Desserts and appreciate having your Gluten-Free Fridays linky to link up. :-) Appreciate all the sharing as always!

      Have a good week,
      Shirley