Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

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Recipe Time

Prep: 8 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 199
Fat 6.3 g
Satfat 3.8 g
Protein 6.2 g
Carbohydrate 29.4 g
Cholesterol 7 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 105 mg
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Fiber 0.0 g
Calcium 228 mg

Ingredients

4 cups 1% low-fat milk
7 hard peppermint candies, crushed
1/2 cup white chocolate chips
1/2 teaspoon pure peppermint extract
4 hard peppermint candies
1 tablespoon light-colored corn syrup
6 tablespoons frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed

Preparation

Cook milk in a heavy saucepan over medium heat until warm (do not boil). Add 7 crushed peppermint candies, stirring until candies dissolve. Add white chocolate, stirring with a whisk until chocolate melts. Cook until tiny bubbles form around edge of pan (do not boil), stirring constantly with a whisk. Remove from heat; stir in extract.

Coarsely crush 2 peppermint candies; set aside. Finely crush remaining 2 peppermint candies. Coat rims of 6 mugs with corn syrup. Place 2 finely crushed peppermint candies in a saucer; dip rim of each mug in candies to coat.

Pour 2/3 cup hot chocolate into each mug; top each serving with 1 tablespoon whipped topping. Sprinkle 2 coarsely crushed candies evenly over topping.

Note:

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

January 2006
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