Peppermint flavor is good for any day of the year, and this peppermint candy recipe is one of the easiest candies and snacks to make.

Quick Treat for a Special Occasion

Looking for a quick treat to take for a special occasion? Make this candy. It’s festive for holidays, and you can add different ingredients to make it fit right in with seasonal colors.

Since it’s New Year’s Eve at the time I’m writing this post, I’ll be publishing easy-to-make recipes for yummy snacks and desserts. Be easy on yourself and choose delicious, yet quick-to-prepare holiday or special occasion foods.

Two-Ingredient Candy

I made this peppermint candy for Christmas, and it turned out to be a favorite of family and friends. Simple. Quick. Yummy. And there are only two ingredients to the basic recipe.

Come up with even a different variety of the candy by adding other ingredients to this peppermint candy recipe.

Easy Peppermint Candy

A basic peppermint candy recipe for holidays, special occasions, or simply for every day

Course candy
Cuisine American
Keyword snacks
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Servings 3 candies


  • 1/4 pkg Almond bark
  • 4-6 pieces Peppermint candy sticks or pieces


  1. Melt 1/4 package of almond bark in a bowl in the microwave for one minute.

  2. Put the candy in a baggie with a slider.

  3. Seal the bag, and crush the candy with the heavy end of a butter knife.

  4. Mix crushed candy pieces into the melted almond bark.

  5. Lay parchment paper over a cookie sheet.

  6. Drop spoonfuls of the peppermint bark onto the parchment paper and let cool.

Recipe Notes

I make a small amount of peppermint almond bark at a time. However, you can make a large batch if you prefer.

Add chopped pecans or walnuts along with the peppermint.

Good Snack for the Big Game

This is a good snack recipe to bring to the big game day, for family and friend get togethers, or simply to put in your candy dish for company. Watch out, though – you’ll want to eat it all up yourself if you’re not careful.

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