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Candy Cane Mojitos

Candy Cane Mojitos
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 min
  • Servings 2
The summertime classic makes a welcome appearance at holiday cocktail parties in this fun and festive new twist on a favorite cocktail.
By Brooke Lark
Updated October 10, 2011


  • 3 oz (2 jiggers or 6 tablespoons) rum
  • Ice
  • 2 tablespoons crushed peppermint candies or candy canes
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves
  • Sparkling water
  • 2 peppermint candies or candy canes


  • 1
    Into each of 2 tall clear glasses, pour 1 1/2 ounces (1 jigger or 3 tablespoons) rum.
  • 2
    Top each with layers of ice, 1 tablespoon crushed candy and 1/2 cup mint leaves. Fill each glass with sparkling water. Garnish with peppermint candies. Serve immediately.

  • Get Zesty! Like your mojito with a citrus kick? Feel free to toss a few sliced limes in your glasses for that added kiss of flavor.
  • Go Virgin! Make this recipe without the alcohol by simply eliminating the rum. Still tastes great!

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