Peppermint Candy Hearts for Valentines Day

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Peppermint Candy Heats for Valentines Day

Turn a Peppermint into a fun candy for your Valentine.  They melt easily when placed in a silicon mold and put in the oven.

 
peppermint valentine hearts
 

Peppermint valentines day hearts
 
Peppermint valentines days hearts
 

I found a heart silicon mold at Goodwill for $1.00.  I knew I could use it for Valentines Day.  I bought a package of Peppermints  and came up with the idea of melting the candy into the molds for heart shaped peppermints.   I wasn’t sure how the peppermints would melt, but on 250 degrees, they melted right into the heart shapes.   I let them cool and they popped right out.

 
 
 
 
 
Peppermint Candy Hearts
 
Peppermint Candy Hearts

Peppermint Candy Hearts

Yield: 80
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Peppermints melted in a Silicon heart shaped mold.

Ingredients

  • 1 Pkg. Peppermints
  • 1 Heart shaped Silicon mold

Instructions

  1. Place one mint in each heart shape in your Silicon mold. Put the Silicon mold on a lined baking sheet. I used parchment paper. This is so the Silicon mold does not melt on the oven rack. Bake at 250 for about 20 minutes until the peppermints have melted into the heart shape.
  2. Remove from oven and let cool about 15 minutes. Pop out of molds and place in a dish.

Notes

Package in a small clear treat bag. Make with red or green peppermints for the holidays.

A 1-pound bag has approximately 80 pieces of candy.

5-pound bag has approximately 453 pieces of candy.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 80 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 0Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 0mgCarbohydrates: 0gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 0g

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57 Comments

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  2. Thank you for linking up your awesome project! We've already got our next Showcase up, so come stop by and link up another project!

    Have a great week!
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  3. Thank you so much for visiting Homa Style and linking your Valentine heart peppermint and those felt trees for Valentines day.
    Have a wonderful Valentines Day!
    Remember to visit again on the last Wednesday of February for the Inspire Me link party.
  4. I am SO going to have to go get me a mold and try this out next week!

    Following from Strut Your Stuff Saturday at Six Sisters' Stuff.
  5. So cute and so smart, Marti! What a great idea! Thank you so much for sharing! :)
  6. What a cute and simple idea. Love it.
  7. How fun! I'd love to have you come and share at Super Saturday Show & Tell today :) xoxo~ Ruthie http://whatscookingwithruthie.com
  8. Such a cute idea Marti. I love it! Thanks for sharing.
    Hugs,
    Marcie
  9. Very cute! Love it!
  10. Thanks so much for stopping by and linking up your awesome project! Visit us again next week and link up more awesome stuff!

    Have a great week!
    Susie@bowdabra
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  11. What a great idea...I've done something similar with cookie cutters! :)
  12. How cool!! I had no idea they would melt!
  13. Awesome idea. I would have thought the peppermints would stick.
    Homa Style is having a Valentine link party going on now.
    I would love it if you linked up your heart peppermints.
    The link is
    http://homastyle.com/wp/2013/01/30/valentine-link-party/
  14. HI Marti. These look so good and seem simple to make. Thanks for sharing at Transformed Tuesday. I'm a new follower. Hugs, Peggy~PJH Designs
  15. What a wonderful idea and at an even better price!! Now following and I'm stopping by from The Cast Party! Lynn @ Turnips 2 Tangerines
  16. great idea, nice blog. I am now following you
    Janice
  17. Love this idea Marti! And what a deal to be at the right thrift store at the right time to get that mold! So cute! Thanks for sharing at Sew Many Ways! Kathi
  18. Thanks for linking up such a awesome and inspirational project! Come stop by again this week and link up another project here: http://bowdabrablog.com/2013/01/26/saturday-showcase-craft-project-linky-17/!

    Have a good week!
    Susie@Bowdabra
  19. I found you from the Strut Your Stuff link up. What a great and easy idea for making candy and perfect for Valentine’s. I just started a new Saturday Spotlight Linky Party on my blog this week, and would love to have you stop by and share! http://angelshomestead.com/saturday-spotlight-1/
  20. How adorable are these? Love this idea! Visiting from HOH.
  21. Who knew you can melt them into a shape? So smart! Found you on Lil' Luna's link party and I'd love for you to come link this up at my Tuesday Time Out that is still open! I love it!

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  22. Thanks for sharing this cute idea.
  23. LOVE this idea!So glad you were in Allison's linky party.
  24. What an adorable idea! I am visiting from the link party at HOH. I am going to go pin these right now, so cute!
  25. AMAZING idea! makes you say "why didn't I think of that!" Kudos to you!
  26. Neat. I always have peppermints left over after the holidays! Pinned:) http://www.sewsweetvintage.com/2013/01/sweet-heart-pillow-upcycle.html
  27. How fun & delish; thanks for sharing! Happy WW!
  28. Cool heart shaped mints! Great idea! And I love your staff! They're adorable!

    Anyhoo, I wanted to let you know that my blog address has changed. Long story… I’ve moved everything over to http://www.usscrafty.blogspot.com. I hope you’ll follow me there! Also check out my link party Submarine Sunday @ http://usscrafty.blogspot.com/2013/01/submarine-sunday-15.html.

    T’onna @ Navy Wifey Peters Aboard the USS Crafty
  29. Those look yummy. Thanks for sharing the recipe. Mom will like it. Lily Olivia says. "Yeah for calicos!" She's the only one among us, and we must confess we don't treat her very well. Purrs and hugs from Lily and all the kitties at www.thecatonmyhead.com, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Josette.
  30. Now this is so cute, and what a fabulous idea. Thanks tons for the info and for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty
  31. Cute idea to use up all of those leftover Christmas mints.
  32. I saw this and was so curious how you did it. I had made a peppermint tray at Christmas, so I figured you had melted them somehow. Very clever. What a fun idea! Jodi @ www.meaningfulmama.com
  33. Marti, these are adorable! Thank you for sharing the idea and how to do it. I've made lego candies in a silicon mold but I didn't know you could do it with peppermints. I'm pinning!
    • Thanks so much for the pin! I've seen bloggers make trays from melted mints...I've learned there are so many things you can make from them....so fun!!!

      Thank you for stopping by, have a great week!
      {Hugs}
      Marti
  34. Wow! What an awesome idea!!!!!!!! The peppermint hearts are adorable! Thanks for sharing!
  35. What a great idea! They are so cute!


    DeDe@DesignedDecor



  36. BRILLIANT idea!! Thanks for sharing! Love it...pinning ;)

    -Brenda @ChattingOverChocolate.blogspot.com
  37. I've been wanting to get some molds like that. Looks super easy to do. & a great way to use up leftover peppermints! Visiting from DearCreatives.com
    • They are worth the investment!! They are so much easier to work with and so fun to use to decorate with!! I have found several at local thrift shops.

      Thanks so much for stopping by!
      {Hugs}
      Marti

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