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Peppermint Brittle


"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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1 h 10 m servings 159 cals
Original recipe yields 36 servings (2 1/4 pounds)


  • Calories:
  • 159 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 8.9 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.3g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 28 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Line a large jellyroll pan with heavy-duty foil.
  2. Place white chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl. Heat in microwave on medium setting for 5 to 6 minutes. Stir occasionally, until chocolate is melted and smooth.
  3. Place candy canes in a plastic bag, or between two pieces of waxed paper. Using a mallet or rolling pin, break the candy canes into chunks. Stir peppermint into melted white chocolate. Spread evenly in pan, and chill until set, about 1 hour. Break into pieces by slamming pan on counter.

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  1. 459 Ratings

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Great recipe, especially after a minor change! I turned this recipe into 'Double Chocolate Peppermint Brittle' by first making a layer of dark chocolate on the foil. Once that was set up, I pr...

Most helpful critical review

needed to be thinner

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Great recipe, especially after a minor change! I turned this recipe into 'Double Chocolate Peppermint Brittle' by first making a layer of dark chocolate on the foil. Once that was set up, I pr...

I modified this recipe to make what we call Peppermint Bark in my family. I used about 1 pound of semi-sweet and 1 pound of white chocolate. I melted the semi-sweet choc and spread it on as th...

I love this recipe but I had to work with it a few times to make it pretty. I found it easier to melt the chocolate on the stove top in a small double boiler. I only melted one pound of chocol...

Great Recipe. Here's a suggestion. After crushing the peppermint candies, put them in a sieve. All of the peppermint "dust" gets stirred into the melted chocolate to flavor it. After it is poure...

so good, so easy. however, one suggestion, put wax paper or parchment paper down in the pan before pouring it in. it makes it SO much easier to break apart.

So easy! I don't like white chocolate either, but love this candy! I add a drop or two of peppermint extract to the melted chocolate and it gives it a subtle boost of mint flavor. And I just ...

Super easy and very yummy!!! Lots of compliments on this!! Better than Williams-Sonoma's!! I used white chocolate chips and melted those...

This was surprisingly good! I would just suggest that you have thick plastic bags when braking the peppermints. If you don't, the bag will get holes and make a mess. The second time I made it I...

So easy-lots of requests for this recipe-will definitely make this again.