Peppermint Sticks

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



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Servings: 16
Yield: 16 gifts
Prep Time: 20 mins
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Ingredients
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    4   ounces 
    bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped
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    1   teaspoon 
    shortening
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    2/3  cup 
    pecans or your favorite nuts, chopped
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    16  3 - 4  inches 
    soft peppermint sticks

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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