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Your Christmas party will be Ho Ho Ho not Ho Ho Hum with these adult Candy Cane Pudding Shots. A favorite Christmas treat with a peppermint schnapps kick.

Candy Cane Pudding Shots

Course Dessert Drink
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Author Quinn Caudill


  • 1 3 1/2 ounce package instant Red Velvet pudding mix
  • 1 3 1/2 ounce package instant White Chocolate pudding mix
  • 1 1/2 cups milk, divided
  • 3/4 cup Rumchata or spiced rum
  • 1/2 cup Crème de menthe or peppermint schnapps
  • 16 ounces Cool Whip plus more for topping, divided
  • Chopped candy canes for garnish


  1. In a small bowl, mix red velvet pudding, 3/4 cup milk, and Rumchata until well blended.
  2. In another small bowl, mix white chocolate pudding, remaining milk and Crème de menthe until well blended.
  3. Place pudding mixes into the fridge for 10 minutes.
  4. Fold in 1/2 of whipped topping into each pudding mixture until blended.
  5. Divide red velvet pudding mixture into individual 1.5-ounce cups.
  6. Top equally with white chocolate mint pudding mixture. I use a pastry bag to pipe in the pudding.
  7. Top with a sprinkle of finely chopped crushed candy canes and cover with lids.
  8. Store in freezer.

Recipe Notes

First published by Quinn Caudill for dadwhats4dinner.com © 2016