These Peppermint Candy Spoons are the perfect DIY Christmas Gift! They are easy to make and are the perfect gift for Teachers, Friend, Co-workers and family!
Peppermint Candy Spoons
If you are looking for the perfect holiday project and DIY Christmas gift, then look no further! These Peppermint Candy spoons are so easy to make and if you pair them with a cute mug and some hot chocolate, they are perfect for a holiday gift exchange.
(Speaking of melting, check out this Melted Snowman Chocolate Bark! Also a great holiday treat!!)
How to make Peppermint Candy Spoons
But let’s get back to today’s project! I want to share with you one of my personal favorites – DIY Peppermint Candy Spoons – eeeeeeeekkkkkkk these are SOOOO cute and, of course, they are really easy to make!
More Great Peppermint Recipes
- DIY Peppermint Candy Bowls
- Peppermint Shot Glasses
- Easy Peppermint Fudge
- Peppermint Oreo Popcorn Bark
- DIY Peppermint Bath Salts
- Peppermint Mocha Truffles
- Chocolate Peppermint Pretzel Bites
- White Chocolate Oreo Peppermint Bark
Here are the items you will need to make Peppermint Candy Spoons!
- Starlight Peppermint Candy – So, I really prefer this brand! I know it sounds crazy, but I find that the spoons come out the best with this particular brand of peppermints. (this is also true with the shot glasses and candy bowls.)
- Silicone Spoon Mold (got mine here – click link) – They sometimes sell out around Christmas, so get it early! Others will work too, but just make sure that you are allowed to put them in the oven.
WATCH THE HOW TO VIDEO!!
Think about pairing these spoons with our delicious Hot Chocolate on a Stick! It would make a super cute gift together!!!
Peppermint Candy Spoons
- 1 bag Starlight Peppermint Candy
- 1 bag Wilton Candy Melts
- Holiday Sprinkles
- Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
- In a ziplock bag, crush the peppermints (I used a kitchen mallet).
- Use a teaspoon to fill the spoon mold with the crushed peppermint - be sure to put extra by the top of the spoon part and at the neck of the spoon (where the spoon and handle meet). These are areas that break easy.
- Place in oven and let melt completely. Mine took about 10 minutes, but every oven is different and you just have to watch it. Once it was pretty melts (about 8 minutes in or so) I took mine out and added some additional crushed peppermint wherever it looked thin. (the peppermint melts down a bunch, so you may have to fill it in) - then I let it cook for a few minutes longer.
- Take out of oven and let cool completely.
- Separate the sides from the candy carefully and remove. If one breaks, just add some more crushed peppermint and cook for a few minutes more.
Optional - Melt the chocolate candy melts according to instructions on package. Did spoon end into the chocolate and immediately dip into sprinkles. Place on wax paper until dry.
Nutrition per serving
Looking for some more easy DIY ideas?? Just click on the pictures below:
DIY Peppermint Candy Bowls – these are SO easy to make and also make amazing DIY Christmas Gifts! We hand them out to our teachers every year and they love them!
Looking for a fun and easy project to make with your kids – these Candy Cane Christmas Trees are really fun and make great treats to pass out
Check out all of these Easy DIY Christmas Gifts for more great ideas!
ORIGINALLY POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2015 – updated November 16, 2018
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