On Line Cookbook

Peppermint-Chocolate Drops

Recipe Information

Serves/Makes:3 dozen

  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) sugar
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) light corn syrup
  • 6 oz (168 grm). chocolate chips (milk or semi-sweet - your choice)
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) crushed peppermint stick candy
  • 1 cup (225 ml) chopped nuts
  • Combine milk, sugar, and corn syrup in heavy sauce pan.
  • Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture boils and is bubbling all over top.
  • Boil and stir two minutes more.
  • Remove from heat and stir in chocolate chips until completely melted and smooth.
  • Cool five minutes.
  • Add candy and nuts; mix well.
  • Drop mixture onto wax paper by spoonful.
  • Chill until set.
Try cherry-flavored sticks for chocolate-covered cherry taste. For easy crushing, I place the sticks in a plastic bag and use a wooden mallet to crush.