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Chocolate Peppermint Chews

Perfectly suited to any holiday tray or gift plate, these rich candies are a peppy and fudgy treat.

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  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 2 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 36
 

Ingredients

1
bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
1/3
cup corn syrup
1/2
teaspoon peppermint or almond extract
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
36
(6x6-inch) pieces clear plastic wrap or waxed paper

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Line 9x5-inch loaf pan with plastic wrap.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, melt chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add corn syrup, extract and vanilla; mix well. Quickly pour into pan; spread evenly.
  • 3 Refrigerate uncovered about 30 minutes or until firm. Cut chews into 9 rows by 4 rows for 36 square pieces.
  • 4 Place 1 chew in center of 1 end of individual plastic wrap square; roll up, folding up and twisting ends. Repeat to use up chews.
  • 1 Line 9x5-inch loaf pan with plastic wrap.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, melt chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add corn syrup, extract and vanilla; mix well. Quickly pour into pan; spread evenly.
  • 3 Refrigerate uncovered about 30 minutes or until firm. Cut chews into 9 rows by 4 rows for 36 square pieces.
  • 4 Place 1 chew in center of 1 end of individual plastic wrap square; roll up, folding up and twisting ends. Repeat to use up chews.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Chew
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
0mg
0%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.