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Christmas and candy canes go hand in hand, and so do candy canes and chocolate. Here are five yummy recipes to try using both of these culinary favorites.

Molten Chocolate Cake with Crushed Candy Canes: This gooey dessert is easier to make than it sounds. And the crunchy candy cane topping adds a festive air to the goodness.

Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies: These beauties are made with Dutch processed cocoa powder. They are made with a filling of peppermint buttercream placed between two soft chocolate cookies.

Chocolate Cheesecake Candy Cane Bars: Made with chocolate wafers, ground coffee beans and glazed with bittersweet chocolate and crushed candy canes, you’ll want to forget about the diet when you eat these. Serve chilled.

Chocolate Candy Cane Snowflakes: These are a no-bake treat made with crisp breakfast cereal, white chocolate chips, almonds and crushed candy canes. Yummy.

Candy Cane Chocolate Loaves: This hearty loaf is made with brown sugar, vanilla yogurt and buttermilk. The topping is made of crushed candy canes and melted chocolate chips.

All five of these recipes are good enough to grace your holiday buffet table. With the combination of chocolate and peppermint, you can’t go wrong.