Can you believe it, Christmas and the winter holiday season is just around the corner. So what's better than peppermint recipes for winter when you are stuck inside on a cold, snowy night! Where else other than pinterest would you find inspiration for fun recipes like peppermint whoopie pies, peppermint bark, and peppermint martinis! Continue reading for more tasty ideas and 8 Sweet Peppermint Recipes to Try...
1. Peppermint Marshmallow Pops...
If you are looking for easy peppermint recipes to make with the kids this holiday season #look no further! These adorable peppermint marshmallow pops can be made with a few different ingredients that you can enjoy throughout the holiday season or throughout the year. These would be a great treat for your kids to give to their teachers for a wonderful thank you gift before they go on holiday vacation.
- 1 #bag marshmallows
- 35 lollipop sticks
- 10 oz. dark chocolate
- 1 tsp shortening
- 1/2 cup crushed candy canes (about 20 mini candy canes)
- 1/2 cup crushed Heath or Skor bars (about 2 bars)
- 1/2 cup shredded coconut
- 35 paper candy cups
- Insert lollipop sticks deep into the marshmallows, taking care not to poke them through the other side.
- Place chocolate and shortening in a medium-sized microwave-proof bowl. Microwave on 50% power, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth.
- Working with one marshmallow at a #time, invert marshmallow and dip it into the chocolate until three-quarters of the marshmallow is coated. Tap the stick while holding the marshmallow over the bowl to get rid of excess chocolate.
- Immediately sprinkle the chocolate coating with candy cane pieces, Heath Bar pieces or shredded coconut.
- Poke the lollipop stick through a paper candy cup and push up to meet marshmallow. Poke the sticks into a piece of florist's styrofoam. Let the chocolate dry. Eat!