Leftover holiday candy canes become a flavoring agent for this infused vodka.

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  • Yields: 2 cups
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Total: Under 5 mins
  • Active: Under 5 mins

Ingredients (2)

  • 8 candy canes
  • 2 cups vodka


  1. In a plastic bag, break up the candy canes into small pieces. (Use 4 candy canes for every 1 cup of vodka.)
  2. Add the crushed candy canes and vodka to a glass jar, shake well, then let sit for 1 to 2 days. (The candy will dissolve completely.) Use the vodka to spike punch, or give it as a holiday gift.