|Peppermint Chocolate Sticks|
Throughout the coming weeks I'm going to surprise you with different kinds of holiday treats.. These 'Peppermint Chocolate Sticks' should brighten your holiday season. If you love chocolate and peppermint these will be a smashing hit for your holiday season. It makes about 80 peppermint chocolate sticks... Enjoy my dear Friends & Followers hugs
2/3 cup water
1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
7 ounces dark chocolate - chopped into small pieces
1/4 cup toasted shredded coconut
1- Lightly oil an large baking sheet. Place the white sugar and water in a small, but heavy
Saucepan and heat gently. Stir until the sugar has completely dissolved.
syrup registers 280F on your Candy Thermometer. Then remove the pan from the heat and stir in the 1/2 teaspoon of peppermint extract.
3- Pour the sugar mixture onto the pre-made greased baking sheet and left to set.
crush it into small pieces.
5- Melt the 7-ounces of dark chocolate into a double pan - so that it will not burn ... Then remove the dark chocolate from the heat and stir in all the mint pieces and
6- After everything is mixed in well, lay mixer on a 12x 10 inch sheet of baking parchment paper flat surface.
Spread the Chocolate mixture all over the parchment paper, leaving a narrow
Let it set till firm, when the chocolate is completely firm, use a sharp knife and cut thin sticks,
About 21/2 long...