*To crush peppermint candies, place in plastic bag; secure with twist tie. Using hammer, crush candies.
**To prepare in microwave, combine vanilla-flavored candy coating and 1/4 cup shortening in medium microwave-safe bowl; microwave on MEDIUM for 3 to 5 minutes or until candy coating is melted. Stir until smooth. Stir in peppermint candy. Combine chocolate-flavored candy coating and 1 tablespoon shortening in separate microwave-safe bowl; microwave on MEDIUM for 2 to 3 minutes or until melted. Stir until smooth.