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Peppermint Crunchies

No recipe image available.The crispiness and cool flavor of chopped peppermint candy works nicely with the creaminess of chocolate fudge in these sweet treats.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup chopped nuts
1/2 cup chopped peppermint candy
1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract

Cooking Directions:

  1. Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with wax paper; set aside.
  2. Combine evaporated milk, sugar and corn syrup in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook for 2 minutes; remove from heat.
  3. Add chocolate chips; stir until melted. Cool for 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in nuts, candy and extract. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto baking sheet. Let stand until firm.

Makes 2 dozen confections.