November 24, 2011

Peppermint Bark (Swell Noel #40)

Cindy from Skip to my Lou is here this morning sharing a festive and downright pretty treat perfect for gift-giving!
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Hi Everyone, I’m Cindy and I am thrilled to be guest posting here! I hope you will come visit me at Skip to my Lou for some crafty tutorials, handmade gift ideas, teacher appreciation ideas, sewing patterns and recipes!
Here is an idea for a super simple and very yummy holiday treat! It makes a swell homemade gift!

Peppermint Bark

All you need is 1 pound of white candy coating and 1/2 cup peppermint pieces.
Melt the candy coating in the microwave very slowly. Start with 30 seconds and then stir. Continue heating at 15 second intervals, stirring each time until melted. Add in 1/2 cup peppermint pieces.
Stir until completely combined.
Spread candy thinly out on wax paper and allow to cool.
Once hard, break candy into pieces. This is the perfect treat to keep on hand for unexpected guests and it makes a perfect hostess or neighbor gift wrapped in a pretty container.
Enjoy! Wishing you a Swell Noel!
If you are looking for more homemade gift ideas, from edible gifts to sewn gifts you might enjoy browsing my Handmade Gift Guide!
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Thank you so very much for sharing your recipe with us! I love the red and green peppermint pieces!
Happy Thanksgiving to all of you! 
May you have a truly blessed day spent with those you love best!

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Having grown up in a home brimming with sewing notions and paintbrushes, Amy has a deep love for all things creative. On any given day, you'll find her knee-deep in her latest creative endeavor, with projects ranging from sewing and crafts to home decor and kid-friendly ideas. Amy believes that everyone, regardless of skill level or experience, possesses the ability to create something beautiful, and Positively Splendid was born of her passion for helping others harness their innate creative potential.
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2 Responses to Peppermint Bark (Swell Noel #40)

  1. Melissa @ Sew BitterSweet Designs November 24, 2011 at 8:45 pm #

    I love peppermint back – and I love it even more when made with white chocolate only (I’m allergic to regular chocolate!). Thank you for sharing :)

  2. Brenda G November 27, 2011 at 7:21 pm #

    Where do you get those peppermint pieces? I looked around at a few stores yesterday but didn’t find anything.

    Thanks!

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