Peppermint-Bark Hearts

What could be sweeter than these charming candy hearts, made fast in the microwave.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 3
  • servings 9

Ingredients

18
peppermint candy canes (2 1/2 inch), unwrapped
5
oz vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark), chopped
2
teaspoons crushed peppermint candy canes
  • 1 Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. Arrange candy canes on waxed paper in groups of 2 with ends touching to form heart shapes.
  • 2 In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave candy coating uncovered on Medium (50%) 2 to 3 minutes, stirring once halfway through cooking time, until softened. Stir until melted and smooth.
  • 3 Spoon or pipe candy coating into centers of hearts to fill spaces. Sprinkle with crushed candy. Cool 30 minutes or until set.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Candy Heart
    Calories
    120
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    15mg
    15%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    17g
    17%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    17g
    17%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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