If you’re looking for a festive and delicious holiday drink, look no further than the Candy Cane shot.
This easy-to-make cocktail is perfect for Christmas parties or any holiday gathering.
This candy cane shot recipe is great because you only need two ingredients.
It’s also one of the most festive drinks you can make for a crowd.
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Why you’ll love these Candy Cane Shots
Nothing says the holidays more than the traditional red and white peppermint stick.
I’ve made a candy cane jello shots before but for some reason, I didn’t make shots until this Christmas. I was looking for something fun to serve at my annual holiday party and I decided to serve a simple make ahead shot.
This Candy Cane Shooter recipe is:
- Quick and Easy to make
- Perfect for Christmas
- Beautiful to look at
- So tasty
Candy Cane Shot Ingredients
You don’t need much to make these delicious candy cane shooters. In fact, all you need are two simple ingredients plus the obligatory candy canes for the garnish!
For the full ingredients and instructions, scroll down to my printable recipe card.
Here are the ingredients you will need.
- White Chocolate Liqueur
- Peppermint Vodka
For the rim:
- Crushed candy canes
- Honey or light corn syrup
You’ll need shot glasses and a cocktail shaker too!
You can buy peppermint vodka (Smirnoff Twisted Peppermint is the most popular) at most liquor stores but if you have trouble finding it, you can actually make your own homemade candy cane infused vodka. It only takes a few minutes of hands-on time and makes a great hostess gift too!
How To Make A Candy Cane Shot
Step 1:Rim your glass
The first step and arguably the most important is the beautifully festive candy cane rim.
Dip your glass in the honey and then into a saucer container the crushed candy cane pieces. Set aside for a few minutes while you make the shots.
Step 2: Add your ingredients
Add the peppermint vodka and chocolate liqueur to the shot glass one at a time.
How To Serve your Candy Cane Shooters
The best way to serve this delicious shot is with a mini candy cane hanging off the side. You could also serve it with our Candy Cane Pudding Shots for an extra treat!
This delicious White Chocolate shot recipe is perfect for the holidays. If you love the festive taste of peppermint, you will love this tasty treat.
- 1 oz White Chocolate Liqueur
- 1 oz Peppermint Vodka
- Crushed candy canes
- 1 mini candy cane
- Dip your glass in the honey and then into a saucer container the crushed candy cane pieces. Set aside for a few minutes while you make the shots.
- Add the peppermint vodka and chocolate liqueur to the shot glass one at a time.
- Hang a mini candy cane off the side of your shot
- You can use peppermint vodka or plain vodka to suit.