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White Chocolate Peppermint Crunch Recipe

White Chocolate Peppermint Crunch Recipe

This is my favorite confection to make at Christmas. Not only is it easy, it's delicious as well. I like to fill small bags with the crunchy candy to place in gift baskets.—Nancy Shelton, Boaz, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 pound white candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup crushed peppermint candies or candy canes

Directions

  • 1. Line a baking sheet with foil and grease the foil with 1 tablespoon butter; set aside.
  • 2. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Stir in oil and remaining butter until smooth. Stir in peppermint candies.
  • 3. Pour onto prepared baking sheet, spreading to desired thickness. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until firm. Break into pieces. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: about 1-1/2 pounds.

Nutritional Facts

1 ounce equals 129 calories, 7 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 8 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.