Peppermint Sticks

These stir-together sweet treats can be served at parties or given away as gifts.

Peppermint Sticks
SERVINGS
16
YIELD
16 gifts
PREP TIME
20 mins
Ingredients
  • 4 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon shortening
  • 2/3 cup pecans or your favorite nuts, chopped
  • 16 3 - 4 inches soft peppermint sticks
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Directions
1. 
In a small saucepan combine chocolate and shortening; cook over low heat just until melted. Transfer to a bowl. Place pecans on waxed paper.
2. 
Dip one end of each peppermint stick into melted chocolate and then roll in chopped nuts. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set. Wrap each individually to give as a gift. Makes 16 gifts.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 113, Fat, total (g) 6, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 16, Monosaturated fat (g) 3, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 14, pro. (g) 1, Thiamin (mg) 0, sodium (mg) 1, Potassium (mg) 48, calcium (mg) 10, iron (mg) 0, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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