Desserts

chocolate peppermint krispie treats

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Little known fact about me: despite an aversion to mint gum and minty toothpaste, I absolutely LOVE any sweet treat that is mint flavored ... weird, huh?! Thin Mints, Grasshopper cookies, peppermint ice cream, peppermint mochas, York peppermint patties ... mmmmmmm!! So, when I recently spied delightfully pink, mini peppermint marshmallows at the store, I scooped them up in a heartbeat and began the baking brainstorm. (I also used them in my "you're worth a mint" teacher gifts

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4 tablespoons of butter
6 cups of Cocoa Krispies
4 cups of mini peppermint marshmallows
1/4 teaspoon of peppermint extract (optional)
Andes peppermint crunch chips / mini chocolate chips / sprinkles for garnish (optional)
Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat. When butter is melted, add peppermint marshmallows and stir until melted. Remove from heat. If you want an extra hit of mint, add about 1/4 teaspoon of...
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Nutritions

Calories
196

Sodium
107mg
4% DV

Fat
5g
8% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
35g
12% DV

Fiber
0.7g
2% DV