Peppermint Stick Dessert


What shall you do with all those candy canes? Here's the perfect solution that makes a delightful salad and is attractive on the table. Even the children love it (since it is made with candy!!).

Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 day
Total Time:
1 day 10 mins
8 servings


  • 2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs

  • 1 (16 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows

  • cup chopped pecans

  • 1 cup coarsely chopped peppermint candy canes


  1. Butter one 9x13 inch dish.

  2. Place 1 1/2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs in bottom of dish.

  3. Mix together the whipped topping, marshmallows, pecans and peppermint candy.

  4. Sprinkle remaining crumbs on top; garnish with any additional crushed candy. Refrigerate 24 hours before serving to allow the candy to dissolve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

617 Calories
30g Fat
86g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 617
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 39%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Sodium 173mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 86g 31%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 39g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 101mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.