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Homemade Chocolate Mint Flavoring Pops!!

If you haven’t noticed, chocolate mint has become all the rage for the season! And, of course, I can’t seem to get enough of it! SO, in an effort to save myself some money, I decided to make my own chocolate mint flavoring pops! These are perfect to give away as Christmas gifts or use yourself anytime you need a fix. Just put one of these babies in a hot cup of coffee, cocoa, or milk and you’ll have yourself a cup full of warm yumminess! 🙂

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Here’s what you’re going to need:

  • Semi-sweet Chocolate Chips
  • Mint or Peppermint Extract
  • Pam
  • Double broiler (homemade ones work too!)
  • Rubber Spatula
  • Spoon
  • Lollipop Sticks
  • Mold
  • Plastic Gift Bags
  • Ribbon

The first thing you want to do is add two cups of your chocolate chips to a double broiler and melt slowly over medium low heat (at least 150*). Be sure to move your chocolate around so that it melts evenly.

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While your chocolate is melting, prepare your candy molds. Spray Pam onto a paper towel and oil down the sides of your mold. Now, if you don’t have a candy mold, you can use plastic spoons. However, you do not want to oil those down since you want your chocolate to stay on it.

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Once your chocolate begins to look something like this…

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go ahead and add a teaspoon of your mint extract and mix thoroughly.

Now, grab your chocolate by the spoonful and drop it into your candy molds.

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Once all of your molds are full, place a lollipop stick into the center of each candy. *Sorry I don’t have a picture of this part! My camera battery died!

Let your candy sit out until it is fully dry!

*If you are using spoons instead of a candy mold, simply dip each spoon into the chocolate. Make sure the spoon is full!

Place the spoon onto parchment paper and allow it to dry.*

After the chocolate has hardened, pull each pop gently out of the candy mold.

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Here’s what your spoons should look like if you’re making those instead…

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Now that your chocolate pops have hardened, they are ready to be placed into a decorative plastic gift bag!

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All that’s left to do is wrap it in a bow!!!

Aren’t they cute?!

These would make perfect little gifts or stocking stuffers for those that you love! They’re quick, easy, and inexpensive to make!

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