Thursday, December 3, 2015

Peppermint Latte Buttons


It's Peppermint Latte Day!  Did you know that?  Well, today is the today to celebrate that favorite holiday drink.  But, what if you could celebrate that delicious peppermint drink in candy form?
I knew you would be in!  Get ready for the easiest little candy.  

Peppermint Latte Buttons have all that chocolate and peppermint flavor you love plus that coffee flavor too!  See, a peppermint latte in candy form.

4 ingredients to making these buttons!

12 ounces semi sweet chocolate chips
14 ounces sweetened condensed milk
2 Tbsp crushed peppermint candies
1/4 tsp coffee extract
In a medium sized saucepan, place chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk.  Heat until melted, stirring constantly.  Once melted, stir in coffee extract.  Add crushed peppermint.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.  
Place rounded spoonfuls of peppermint chocolate on the parchment paper.  Place in refrigerator overnight.
(Can be stored in the refrigerator for 1 week)

Just another little, sweet treat for the holidays.

Happy Peppermint Latte Day!
Celebrate the day with Peppermint Latte Buttons!
Eat a peppermint latte! Who knew?

Celebrate the little things that make life sweet,

You may also like these peppermint recipes:

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

Candy Cane Cupcakes

Chocolate Peppermint Cookie Thins

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