White Chocolate Peppermint Crunch
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + chilling Cook: 5 min.
Makesabout 1-1/2 pounds
- 1 pound white candy coating, coarsely chopped
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 1 cup chopped peppermint candies or candy canes
- Line a baking sheet with parchment or waxed paper. In a microwave, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Stir in butter and oil until blended. Stir in candies. Spread to desired thickness on prepared pan.
- Refrigerate until firm. Break into pieces. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts1 ounce: 125 calories, 6g fat (5g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
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Dec 4, 2014
Oh mercy!!! Mine balled up too.
Dec 12, 2013
I didn't care for the oil and the lack of peppermint taste. I made them a second time and omitted the oil and added 1 tsp peppermint extract and it was good.
Dec 8, 2013
I've made peppermint bark for years but I don't add butter or oil. Just melt white chocolate and stir in crushed peppermint and a couple drops of peppermint oil, not flavor. Maybr thr problem with the person who had the mixture get thick and not spreadable is if you get even a tiny bit of water in the chocolate it will get thick and unspreadable.Hope this helps
Dec 27, 2012
I have made something similar to this in the past, but tried this recipe for this year. After melting the candy coating, I stirred in the oil and remaining butter. That candy coating turned so thick, texture was weird. Even tried to reheat for a couple of seconds..I could NOT begin to spread it out or use it at all. hmm! Any suggestions? Why use the canola oil and butter? Other recipes i had seen was to melt the candy coating and then add the crushed peppermint, pour out to desired thickness. Love to try new recipes..but I goofed somehow on this one! any suggestions..would love to hear!
Dec 21, 2012
I add a little peppermint extract for extra peppermint-y goodness!!
Dec 9, 2012
would this be gluten free?
Dec 2, 2012
Re: the comment about all candy having to go in fridge and asking for solutions: I've known some candy makers who place their candy in an unheated enclosed porch, attic, garage, or even in a car to solidify.
Feb 18, 2012
This is such an easy and delicious recipe to make. Gave them out at Christmas in small candy bags and they wanted more when those were gone.
Dec 23, 2011
White candy coating is the same as Almond bark, find it in the baking section with the chocolate chips. You can also use the white candy melts you find in the bulk section of your grocery store or in the craft section with the Wilton products.
Dec 23, 2011
Lovd the candy.....but why does all this candy have to go into the fridge all the time. Has anyone tried to leave it out on the table? Is there something we can add to make it table top friendly?