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DECK THE HOLIDAY'S: PEPPERMINT STICKS!

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

PEPPERMINT STICKS!

Peppermint Sticks



   To make this simple candy, dip peppermint sticks in dark chocolate and roll in crushed nuts, cinnamon-sugar, or sweetened coconut.






Peppermint Sticks





ingredients
  • 4
    ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1
    teaspoon shortening
  • 2/3
    cup pecans or your favorite nuts, chopped
  • 16
    3 - 4 inches soft peppermint sticks
directions
1.In a small saucepan combine chocolate and shortening; cook over low heat just until melted. Transfer to a bowl. Place pecans on waxed paper.
2.Dip one end of each peppermint stick into melted chocolate and then roll in chopped nuts. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set. Wrap each individually to give as a gift. Makes 16 gifts.







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