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I love this! :) Of course I waited to the last minute to try to find a heart-shaped cookie cutter (right before V-Day LOL) - I ended up borrowing one from my mom but the only one she had was 4". So I used 6 candies and broke them up into smaller pieces, which worked well (though 5 might have been enough). I also made a cinnamon heart (my personal candy preference :) ). I used an Airbake cookie sheet, and I'm not sure if it was the sheet or the larger amount of candy but it took about 7-8 minutes to melt together enough to keep the shape. I also put a piece of heavy duty foil underneath so I would be able to get it off of my cookie sheet easier. One warning - don't let it cool TOO much before removing from the cutter or it won't come out without breaking (there's a fine line between cool enough to handle and too cool!) Thanks for posting this fun recipe!

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flower7 February 13, 2010

The cookie cutter I used required four candies. I didn't break up the candies but simply placed them whole in the center of the cookie cutter. The cooking time was between 5-6 minutes. The candies were placed on parchment paper both to protect the baking sheets and make removing them easier. Also, the warning flower7 wrote in her review is worthy noting regarding not allowing the candy cool too much before removing. I let the last piece cool too long and it brought into pieces. This could also be made using green and white peppermint candies and a shamrock shaped cookie cutter. Many variations depending on the occasion. A bag of peppermint candies from Walmart cost one dollar and it is indeed a very inexpensive treat. Reviewed for Best of 2010.

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COOKGIRl February 11, 2011

These were so fun to make and your imaganation could get away from you with this lol. I used them for xmas packages this year and they mailed great with a little bubble wrap. thanks for the great recipe!!~

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Chef Stiles January 09, 2013

these are so easy to make and lovely. Thanks for sharing.

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FriscoBay February 14, 2013
Peppermint Hearts