Peppermint Sticks


These stir-together sweet treats can be served at parties or given away as gifts.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Stand Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
16 gifts


  • 4 ounce bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon shortening

  • cup pecans or your favorite nuts, chopped

  • 16 3-4 inch soft peppermint sticks


  1. In a small saucepan combine chocolate and shortening; cook over low heat just until melted. Transfer to a bowl. Place pecans on waxed paper.

  2. Dip one end of each peppermint stick into melted chocolate and then roll in chopped nuts. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set. Wrap each individually to give as a gift. Makes 16 gifts.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

113 Calories
6g Fat
16g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 113
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 1g
Calcium 10.1mg 1%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Potassium 48mg 1%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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