Peppermint Candy Crafts

These can be wrapped in a sandwich bag 
or piece of cellophane,
tied off, and give as gifts.
Or as a special treat in someone special's lunch box. 

Found this idea for peppermint serving trays at:

All of the ideas below came from the one bag of candies from the dollar store with three left over. 

Materials On Hand:                   Project Cost: about $5.00
Kabob Sticks

Materials Purchased: 
bag of Peppermints $1.00
Parchment Paper $4.00ish   (can use wax paper instead)

Pre-heat oven to 350degrees. Bake 8-10 minutes.

While waiting for the trays to melt I found some kabob sticks and tried making festive lollipops. Using a sharp knife I shortened the sticks while removing the sharp end. Then I pounded the ragged edge on the counter to dull the end.

On the "flower" one I set the middle peppermint on top of the stick and balanced it with the surrounding candies so it wouldn't tilt sideways.

All three Peppermint Lollipops baked securely to the stick. I think these would make a great Thank You present for teachers or fun stocking-stuffers. Since they are thin and fragile they will need a little TLC while wrapping and transporting.

Next Year (2013) I'm going to try and make something like this from Crafty Misadventures.


  1. Audra, this is so cute. Thanks for linking up to Curb Alert!s Friday Block Party! P.S. and thanks for your sweet comment about my stocking initials. I was excited to find them this year at Walmart, believe it or not! Have a great weekend!
    Tami @ Curb Alert!

  2. Those are so cute. I actually don't like the taste of peppermint candies all that much, but I"m pretty obsessed with how cute they look. I'm thinking of doing my mantel in a red and white candy cane peppermint kind of look for Christmas this year.

    1. I'm with you on the taste, too strong, but the colors are fun and bright! Look forward to seeing your peppermint mantle! New Follower.


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