DIY Peppermint Candy Platter

Peppermint-candiesHow many of you remember our tutorial for Peppermint Candy Christmas Ornaments? Or the peppermint candy wreath in our  DIY wreaths post? If you liked them, you are going to love this Peppermint Candy Platter! We have so many of those little candies left now that the holiday is over and we think this is a great way to use them up! Perfect platter for Valentine’s Day or Christmas next year! Get melting!

You can get really creative with the design of the platter. Some people use various colored mints, mix candy canes in or use lollipops to really prop. They all look amazing and are sure to be a conversation piece at your next holiday party!

Make sure that you pack the candies tightly because if they have too much space between then they don’t meld together as well and then can crack. If you never plan to eat the platter (yum!), you could always shellac it or use modge podge to preserve it.

DIY Peppermint Candy Platter

Peppermint Candy Platter Supplies:

Spring form pan
Parchment paper
Peppermint candies

Peppermint Candy Platter Directions:

Preheat oven to 350°.
Line a spring form pan with parchment paper.
Place peppermint candies on the bottom, making sure to completely cover.
Bake candies for 7 minutes. CHECK ON PROGRESS.
When the candies are melted together, remove from oven.
Cool completely.
Release spring from pan and remove.

See? There’s nothing to it! They smell yummy while you make them also. We’d love to see the different designs you come up with either in the comments here or over on Facebook!

And if you are still looking for more things to do with those leftover candies, check out our DIY Christmas ornaments made from peppermint candies. They are a great way to use up your leftover candies and get a jump on your DIY Christmas gifts for next year!

What’s your favorite holiday candy? I bet we’ve got a DIY for them!

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