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Christmas Ideas: Homemade Almond Bark Peppermint Candy Recipe

Updated on September 30, 2010

Chocolate Peppermint Almond Bark Candy

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The Recipe - 2 Ingredients

Christmas candy ideas could not be simpler than this SUPER easy-to-make yet delicious candy. It keeps very well in air-tight containers and makes a beautiful gift as part of a Christmas gift basket or in a decorative container or bag. It also is a light and minty addition to any buffet or dinner party.


  • 2 lb. white almond bark
  • 1-1/2 cups crushed peppermint candy (candy canes, peppermint candies - sugar free or regular)


  • Melt white almond bark in top half of double boiler - it takes a while to melt (about 10 minutes) - DO NOT ADD WATER - it will be very thick
  • Crush either peppermint candy canes or peppermint hard candy in a blender or food processor until it is powder
  • Line a cookie sheet with tin foil
  • Once almond bark is melted completely, mix hard crushed candy with melted bark
  • Spread on cookie sheet evenly
  • Let it dry and harden. Once hardened and set, turn out, peel the foil off and cut or break into pieces
  • Store in airtight container

Ideas for Christmas

Homemade candies make wonderful gifts when wrapped in decorative bags or containers and incorporated into gift baskets. Use your imagination to round out the baskets for a wonderfully personalized gift!

  • Peppermint Almond Bark
  • Caramel Corn
  • Mock Almond Roca
  • Broken Glass Candy
  • Biscotti
  • Hot chocolate mix
  • Dairy Caramels
  • Cookies
  • Tarts


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