A little bit of booze can certainly help us get through the stressful holiday season, and with these Spiked Chocolate Ganache Peppermint Shots, you can add a little touch of vodka right to these tasty desserts for the perfect after-dinner treat your friends will love. Make an edible shot glass using Candy Cane Colorburst Candy Melts Candy, then fill the glasses with a tasty vodka-infused chocolate cream for a decedent dessert that will surely become a holiday favorite. For a kid-friendly version, omit the vodka or add your favorite peppermint or vanilla flavoring.
In a decorating bag, microwave Candy Melts Candy at half (50%) power 1 minute; knead bag. Microwave on 50% power in 30-second intervals, kneading between each, until melts are melted. Pipe the candy into each cavity, dividing evenly. Place in the refrigerator until set, about 30 minutes.
In medium microwave-safe container, combine chocolate, cream, and vodka. Microwave at half (50%) power 1 minute; stir. Microwave on 50% power in 30-second intervals, stirring between each, until chocolate is almost melted. Stir thoroughly until mixture is smooth. Cool slightly.
In large bowl, whip chocolate mixture with electric mixer on high speed until thickened and lightened in color, about 5 minutes. Scrape down bottom and sides of bowl as necessary. Allow it sit until consistency is pipable, about 5 minutes. Spoon or pipe into shots.