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Chocolate-Peppermint Crunch

Recipe photo courtesy of Rob Tannenbaum

It doesn't get much easier than this minty holiday-square recipe from TV chef Nikki Elkins, which takes just minutes to prepare.

Source: The Martha Stewart Show



Cook's Notes

Peppermint crunch may be stored in an airtight container for up to 5 days.


How would you rate this recipe?
  • erinedart
    18 DEC, 2017
    I’ve made this recipe every year since it came out. It is easy and delicious. I couldn’t recommend it more. If you can’t find the specific ghiradelli squares you need 12.5 oz of half minty white chocolate and half semi sweet. So so so good!!
    • erinedart
      18 DEC, 2017
      If you can’t find chocolate graham crackers you can use regular. Chocolate ones are better but it’s not an enormous difference.
  • MS10684808
    19 NOV, 2013
    Make this amazing treat every year when Ghirardelli Peppermint square chocolates are available. Never any left...need I say more.
  • GlynisTM
    8 FEB, 2012
    I did try this at the holiday season and as much as the majority of the recipes are good, I would pass on this one.
  • aprilhinks
    26 DEC, 2011
    This recipe was so easy and delicious! The taste is such a 'surprise' in your mouth! Love it!
  • Teammara
    15 DEC, 2011
    So easy and delicious! I made a batch of this for a Christmas party last week. It made a great addition along with the more traditional soda cracker/butter brickle bark! Everyone loved it! Except my husband. He doesn't care for peppermint. So for his office party this week, I was inspired to make Rocky Road crunch. To the base layer of chocolate graham crackers I added milk chocolate chips, chopped walnuts, mini marshmallows and a sprinkle of white baking chips. Yummy!!
  • DorM
    5 DEC, 2011
    Sadly, chocolate graham crackers aren't available in my area.
  • carriesarnowski
    30 NOV, 2011
    love, love, love it!! I have made this several ways, but love this one for the holidays! I have also used saltines, and the flat pretzels with just the butter/toffee mixture and chocolate.. nobody can believe how easy it is and HOW GOOD!!! :)
  • Slippersmom
    23 NOV, 2011 easy and so good! Definitely doing these for Christmas. Much less expensive and easier than fudge. I got a no-stick mat at Target. Bought plain white chocolate to melt and bashed up cheap peppermints with a mallet so saved even more that way. Thanks Team Martha!

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