Whether it’s peppermint lattes keeping you awake through holiday shopping or peppermint-flavored cocktails at the office party, the holiday season means anything and everything will and should be flavored like a minty candy cane.
Although the origin of minty candy canes and their relation to the holiday season isn’t clear, they’re a Christmas staple, which makes peppermint the perfect choice for this week’s SWAT (Sharing With A Theme).
We put the Culinary Content Network to the test to come up with a few of their favorite comfort food recipes, and here are some of the highlights:
All of the recipes featured can be made at home for about $20 or less, excluding the cost of small amounts of basic ingredients such as butter, oil, flour, sugar, salt, pepper, and other dried herbs and spices.
Homemade Candy Canes
Chocolate Mint Brownies
Impress your guests this holiday season with these minty brownies. No one has to know you made them in the microwave. Click here to see the recipe.
Julie Ruggirello is the Recipe Editor at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @TDMRecipeEditor.