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Are you ready to make the easiest candy ever? You're not going to find an easier recipe! This is five ingredient mint chocolate candy. Powdered sugar, sweetened condensed milk, butter, mint extract, and milk chocolate is all you need to make the perfect bite of mint chocolate candy. Chocolate that crunches slightly when you bite into it, filled with creamy, sweet, sugary, minty perfection. showmetheyummy.com #candy #christmas #holiday #mintchocolate #chocolate #mint
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Five Ingredient Mint Chocolate Candy

This is five ingredient mint chocolate candy. Chocolate that crunches slightly when you bite into it, filled with creamy, sweet, sugary, minty perfection!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Candy
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy, five ingredient, mint
Servings: 24 candies
Calories: 238kcal
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Ingredients

  • 1 (2 pound) bag powdered sugar
  • 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted (1/2 cup = 1 stick)
  • Mint and/or peppermint extract to taste (I used 1/2 - 1 teaspoon)
  • Food coloring I used both red and green
  • Milk chocolate of choice melted (I used Hershey's Kisses)

Instructions

  • Line a rimmed baking sheet with a silicone baking mat. Set aside.
  • Use a hand or stand mixer to beat powdered sugar, sweetened condensed milk, and melted butter together until well combined.
  • Mix in your extract and food coloring of choice.*
  • Scoop or roll into balls, then place onto prepared baking sheet.
  • Freeze until hard.
  • Dip in melted chocolate, then refreeze until the chocolate has hardened.
  • Place in freezer safe containers and store in the freezer.
  • Enjoy frozen!
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Notes

Nutritional information includes using 16 oz of chocolate.
* I divide the dough in half to make a pink peppermint dough and a green mint dough.

Nutrition

Serving: 1candy | Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 23mg | Potassium: 64mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 44IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg