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Candy Cane Stir Sticks


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candy cane stir sticks
Candy Cane Stir Sticks are a fun friend or neighbor gift.  I gave these to my bowling friends this year and I thought were simple to make and they turned out really cute so I thought I’d share them with all of you 🙂
Yield: 24

Candy Cane Stir Sticks

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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • Candy Cane Stir Sticks
  • 36 mini candy canes
  • 24 large marshmallows
  • 12 oz almond chocolate bark
  • wax paper


  1. Unwrap mini candy canes.
  2. Place 12 into a pint sized freezer baggie, crush with back of a spoon.
  3. Pour into small dish.
  4. Place a sheet of wax paper on work top.
  5. Insert long end of each candy cane into tall end of each marshmallow.
  6. Place on wax paper.
  7. Melt almond bark according to package directions.
  8. Dip each marshmallow into almond bark 3/4 of the way.
  9. Hold over bowl to allow some excess to drip off.
  10. Hold over wax paper and sprinkle crushed candy cane onto sides of marshmallow. Set on wax paper to cool.
  11. Allow to cool completely.

* I saw this idea in passing on Pinterest and for the life of me can’t find the pin!  When I find it I will link it 🙂

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Candy Cane Stir Sticks wrap them up in cellophane and give them away with Hot Chocolate and a mug for a fun Christmas Gift!

Happy Friday everyone!!



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  1. Jane WErthmann says:

    What a great recipe!! love it!

  2. Noreen says:

    These are such a fun idea – and a great gift, too! Pinning.

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