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Budget Friendly Peppermint Treats

Cooking with kids over the holidays can create lifelong traditions and fun memories. However, you don't have to spend lots of money on baking supplies.

If you’re seeking a budget friendly but festive treat to make with your kids, look no further than a bag of peppermint candies or candy canes. These candies can turn any ordinary treat into a holiday delight.

Brownies, hot chocolate, and ice cream can be enjoyed in a new and different way by using one bag of peppermint candies.

Peppermint Brownies

  1. Prepare the brownie mix as directed on the box.
  2. Pour brownie mix in the pan.
  3. Place peppermint candies or candy candes over the top of the brownie mix, until the entire top of the mix is covered in peppermint.
  4. Bake according to package directions.

Peppermint Topped Hot Chocolate

  1. Prepare hot chocolate as directed.
  2. Crush the bag of peppermints or candy canes (making sure the wrappers are removed).
  3. Add whip cream to the top, if desired.
  4. Sprinkle the crushed peppermint over the mugs of hot chocolate.

Peppermint Ice Cream

  1. Place a scoop of ice cream or frozen yogurt in a bowl.
  2. Sprinkle the crushed peppermints or candy canes over the scoops of ice cream.

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