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Peppermint Pattie Bark

Details

Time
1 hour
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
1-1/2 pounds

Make your own peppermint bark with YORK Minis Peppermint Patties! Sprinkle halved candies onto milk chocolate, dark chocolate or white creme for an easy but impressive homemade confection. Friends and family will love the combination of indulgent chocolate and refreshing mint.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
18 minutes
COOK TIME
7 minutes
Cool Time
20 minutes
Chill Time
5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cups
    YORK Peppermint Patties (8-oz. pkg.), divided
  • 2 cups
    HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (12-oz. pkg.)
  • 1 Tbsp
    shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
cookie sheet cookie sheet
wax paper wax paper
knife & cutting board knife & cutting board
measuring cups measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
microwave-safe bowl microwave-safe bowl
microwave microwave
refrigerator refrigerator
1

Line cookie sheet with wax paper. Cut peppermint patties in half; set aside.

2

Place chocolate chips in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at Medium (50%) 1 minute; stir. Continue microwaving at Medium in 15 second increments, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and smooth when stirred.

3

Set aside about 1/3 cup peppermint pattie pieces; stir remaining pieces into melted chocolate. Pour mixture onto prepared cookie sheet; spread to about 1/2 inch thickness. Gently tap cookie sheet on countertop to even out thickness of mixture. Sprinkle remaining peppermint pattie pieces over surface. Repeat tapping cookie sheet on counter until candy is desired thickness.

4

Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until firm. Break into pieces. Store, well covered, in refrigerator.

White Peppermint Pattie Bark: Substitute HERSHEY'S Premier White Creme Chips for chocolate chips; follow above directions.

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