Jefferson County Recipe of the Day: Layered Mint Candies

Layered Mint Candies – A delicious addition to your holiday appetizer tray!

Layered Mint Candies

Ingredients

1 tablespoon butter
1-1/2 pounds white candy coating, coarsely chopped, divided
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 teaspoon peppermint extract
4 drops green food coloring
3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream

Directions

~Line a 13-in. x 9-in. pan with foil. Grease the foil with 1 tablespoon butter; set aside.

~In a microwave, melt 1 pound candy coating and chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Spread half into prepared pan; set remaining mixture aside.

~Melt remaining candy coating; stir in extract and food coloring. Stir in cream until smooth (mixture will be stiff). Spread over first layer; refrigerate until firm.

~Warm reserved chocolate mixture, if necessary; spread over mint layer. Refrigerate until firm.

~Lift out of the pan with foil and remove the foil. Cut into 1-in. squares.

~Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

~Makes about 9 1/2 dozen.


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