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Chocolate Dipped Peppermint Sticks

These Chocolate Dipped Peppermint Stickare perfect to stir in coffee or hot cocoa. So easy to make and perfect to gift!

 

I’m a big fan of hot cocoa on a cold winter day.  My kiddos love it when I setup a hot cocoa bar for us to enjoy while snuggled up under a blanket by the fire or watching a movie.  Sometimes I whip up these chocolate dipped peppermint sticks for an extra special treat.  You can obviously just enjoy them as is, but my husband and I like to drop one in our cup of coffee for a quick peppermint mocha.  They take no time at all to put together!

You can use just about any variety of chocolate you have on hand- white, dark, semi-sweet, etc.  When I make these chocolate dipped candy canes I typically use whatever we have on hand, usually semi-sweet chocolate chips.  We like to dip ours in sprinkles, marshmallows, and mini chocolate chips.

 

These are also great to gift for teachers and neighbors around the holidays.  Package a few of the chocolate dipped peppermint sticks up with some homemade hot cocoa mix or a fancy package of your favorite coffee.  You could even include some of these yummy Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cookies.

Chocolate Dipped Peppermint Sticks

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 10
Calories: 110kcal
Author: Emily Grace

Ingredients

  • Chocolate chips or other chocolate for melting
  • Peppermint sticks or candy canes
  • Assortment of sprinkles marshmallows, or mini chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Line a large baking pan with wax paper.
  • Melt chocolate in microwave, starting with 30 second increments. Stir and repeat until melted.
  • Dip peppermint sticks in melted chocolate, gently tap to allow excess to drip off.
  • Lay the chocolate dipped peppermint sticks on wax paper lined baking sheet and decorate with sprinkles or other mini candies.
  • Allow chocolate to harden or place in refrigerate for about 10 minutes to firm up.
  • Keep covered until ready to serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 110kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 12mg | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 0.2mg
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Isabella Grace

Wednesday 3rd of January 2018

Let's make these again!

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