No-Bake White Chocolate Peppermint Balls Recipe
Although I've found a food processor works best to crush the peppermint candies, you can crush them in a zip-type bag with a heavy object (wrap the bag in a dishtowel because the bag will get a few holes in it and leak a little). You can also break the pretzels into small pieces by hand, but I just pulse them in the food processor in batches, being careful not to let them go to crumbs.
85 Peppermint Balls
1 1/2 pounds white chocolate, chopped, or use chocolate chips
6 cups mini pretzels, coarsely chopped
2 cups crushed candy canes
- Line at least two baking sheets with waxed paper or parchment.
- Melt the white chocolate in the microwave, stirring after 1 minute, then after every 20 seconds until melted (or on top of a double boiler over simmering water, stirring until smooth and creamy).
- Pour the chocolate over the pretzels, and stir to coat well.
- Stir in the crushed candy canes.
- Scoop tablespoon sized balls onto the prepared baking sheets
- When set, store in an airtight container for up to several months.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 60 Calories from Fat 24
Percent Total Calories From: Fat 40% Protein 6% Carb. 54%
Nutrient Amount per Serving
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 78 mg
Total Carbohydrate 8 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 0 g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 0% Iron 1%
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