Peppermint Brittle Recipe

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Peppermint Brittle Recipe

A Christmastime treat! This holiday confection is gobbled up quickly by guests, and it is so easy to make. The cool crunch of peppermint with creamy white chocolate is a divine combination.

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A fantastic recipe for simple yet delicious peppermint brittles! May it be a recipe for leftover candy canes or serve it as a edible decoration among your holiday feast!

Prep: 25 mins
Setting Time: 1 hr
Total: 1 hr 25 mins


  • 2 lb white chocolate
  • 30 candy canes, small, peppermint


  1. Line a large jellyroll pan with heavy-duty foil.
  2. Place white chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl.
  3. Heat in microwave on medium setting for 5 to 6 minutes.

  4. Stir occasionally, until chocolate is melted and smooth.
  5. Place candy canes in a plastic bag, or between 2 pieces of waxed paper.

  6. Using a mallet or rolling pin, break the candy canes into chunks.
  7. Stir peppermint into melted white chocolate.
  8. Spread evenly in pan, and chill until set, about 1 hour.
  9. Break into pieces by slamming pan on counter.


  • Calcium: 50mg
  • Calories: 181kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 26g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Fat: 8g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 72mg
  • Protein: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Sodium: 23mg
  • Sugar: 24g
  • Vitamin A: 8IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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