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Peppermint Bark

Peppermint bark is one of the easiest holiday treats to make.  You really don’t even “make” it…you melt and mix it!  It’s awesome!  It’s great to give along with some cookies to your neighbors or for the bus driver and to just sit out during your holiday festivities so that people can munch on it as they day goes on!

Peppermint bark

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Ingredients Needed:

  • 12 oz. Almond Bark (about half a large brick)
  • (3) regular sized Candy Canes or a handful Peppermints (6 tablespoons crushed)
  • 3 drops Peppermint essential oil

Start off by finely chopping 12 ounces of white almond bark.  You can find almond bark in the baking aisle and it just looks like a giant white chocolate bar!  Add to a glass bowl and put in microwave on high for 90 seconds.  Take out and mix well…the bark clumps will melt more as you mix.  If still lumpy, return for an additional 15 seconds.  Do NOT burn your bark!  {that was a funny sentence}

Add 3 drops of therapeutic grade peppermint essential oil and mix well.  I use Young Living Oils and you can find out more about that here.  Add 2 tablespoons crushed candy canes (put candy canes in Ziploc bag, roll with rolling pin until crushed).  Mix well.  Spread on a parchment paper lined baking sheet and sprinkle with remaining candy cane pieces.  Refrigerate until set.  Break apart in bite-sized pieces. 

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If you are looking for another great holiday treat to make you should check out my Cinnamon Candied Almonds recipe.  They are fabulous!  Taste just like the ones you buy in the malls but for a fraction of the cost!   Also my Holiday Puppy Chow is always a crowd favorite!  {{and my favorite!}} 
If you are curious out essential oils, I would love to chat with you!  There are some great promotions going on right now with a Premium Starter Kit + so many extra FREEBIES!  The premium starter kit includes 10 everyday oils (including peppermint!), a bonus oil (Stress away, who doesn’t need this during the holidays), a diffuser and so much more.  You can get all the details on the premium starter kit and the freebies over on my oils page!

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