Chocolate Peppermint Candy
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Chocolate Peppermint Candy
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 2 lbs
  • 2 cups (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk, divided
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 6 oz. white candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 2 to 3 tsp. peppermint extract
  • 3 drops red food coloring
  1. In a heavy saucepan, melt chocolate chips with 1 cup of milk. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla.
  2. Spread half into a waxed paper-lined 8 in. square pan; chill for 10 minutes or until firm
  3. Meanwhile, in a heavy saucepan over low heat, cook and stir candy coating with remaining milk until coating is melted and mixture is smooth. Stir in peppermint extract and food coloring.
  4. Spread over bottom layer of chocolate; chill for 10 minutes or until firm.
  5. Warm remaining chocolate mixture if necessary; spread over peppermint layer.
  6. Chill for 2 hours or until firm. Remove from pan; cut into 1-in. squares
Recipe by Giggles Galore at