They're all over your house, your Christmas tree, your life. This week, we'll give you ideas for turning all those candy canes into fun holiday treats. Today's recipe comes from Paula Deen's page on the Food Network website.
Crushed candy canes, to yield 1 cup
2 lbs. white chocolate
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Peppermint flavorings, optional
Place candy canes in a plastic bag and hammer into 1/4-inch chunks or smaller. Melt the chocolate in a double boiler. Combine candy cane chunks with chocolate (add peppermint flavoring at this point if desired.) Pour mixture onto a cookie sheet layered with parchment or waxed paper and place in the refrigerator for 45 minutes or until firm. Remove from cookie sheet and break into pieces (like peanut brittle.)