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    Microwave White Chocolate Peppermint-Pecan Brittle

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    10 mins

    5 mins

    5 mins

    Kittencalskitchen's Note:

    Only a few ingredients and so simple to make, better stock up on lots of candy canes this is so good you will be making it all year around! --- use a good quality white chocolate like Lindt or Bakers for this, and you may omit the nuts if desired :)

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    • 2 lbs white chocolate (use a good quality white chocolate)
    • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
    • 30 small candy canes
    • 1/2 cup chopped pecans


    1. 1
      Line a large jellyroll pan with heavy-duty foil.
    2. 2
      Place the white chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl.
    3. 3
      heat in microwave on medium setting for 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally until the chocolate is melted and smooth.
    4. 4
      Place the candy canes in a plastic bag or between two pieces of waxed paper.
    5. 5
      Using a mallet or rolling pin break the candy canes into chunks, then stir into the melted chocolate along with pecans (if using).
    6. 6
      Spread evenly in pan.
    7. 7
      Chill until set (about 45 minutes to 1 hour).
    8. 8
      Break into pieces by slamming the pan on counter.
    9. 9

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 11, 2014


      I tried to make this but the chocolate did not melt, only burned. I stirred it every 30 seconds and it still burned. It sounds like a delicious recipe and maybe it was the type of chips I used (Ghiradelli). I plan to try this again using a double boiler but am very dissapointed that I wasted so much white chocolate.

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    • on December 11, 2009


      Thanks for the post! This was a quick and easy holiday treat! DH loved it. Thanks again.

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    • on December 11, 2007


      Little time, big payoff. This recipe was so good. I used peppermint schnapps instead of the extract, so it could've used more mint "oomph". Even my husband thought this was excellent, and he's not a fan of sweets, so you know its good. :)

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    Nutritional Facts for Microwave White Chocolate Peppermint-Pecan Brittle

    Serving Size: 1 (26 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 36

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 146.3
    Calories from Fat 82
    Total Fat 9.1 g
    Saturated Fat 4.9 g
    Cholesterol 3.5 mg
    Sodium 22.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 15.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    Sugars 14.9 g
    Protein 1.6 g

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    candy canes

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