chocolate dipped candy canes
a recipe by
Mount Vernon, IL
These are so simple to make and look so cute plus they taste so good. It's nice to make up candy baskets for Christmas and include these in it.
Ingredients For chocolate dipped candy canes
1/2 csemi-sweet chocolate chips
16peppermint candy canes or sticks
crushed hard peppermint candy or miniature chocolate chips
How To Make chocolate dipped candy canes
1Line a baking sheet with wax paper. Heat chocolate chips and shortening in a 1-quart saucepan over low heat until melted. Tip saucepan so that chocolate runs to one side. Dip 1 candy cane at a time into Chocolate, coating about 3/4 of each stick with chocolate. Place on wax paper on Cookie sheet. Let stand about 2 minutes, until chocolate is almost dry. Roll chocolate-dipped ends in crushed peppermint candy or miniature chocolate chips. Let stand about 10 minutes or until chocolate is dry. Store loosely covered at room Temperature up to 2 weeks. Makes 16 candy canes.
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