Pinterest Experiments: The Peppermint Parade

I think I may use these ideas again this year. I LOVE baking holiday desserts!

Fix-It With Fran

Merry Christmas everyone!

I’ve been VERY busy this week and I’m happy to report another round of successful Pinterest experiments. We’ll call this the “Peppermint Parade.”

First up is the “Peppermint Dish” I found on Pinterest. Here’s a link to the recipe.

I started lining my springform pan and quickly realized that this one bag would NOT be enough. We paused the production for a Wal-Mart run.


After returning from Wal-Mart, I then realized that the new mints were a different color. I thought to myself, “I can make this work!” The result is the design you see below.


This took about 96 peppermints.


Per the directions, I baked the mints for 8 minutes and then let the plate cool. You REALLY do have to keep an eye on the oven. You’ll look one minute and it will seem like nothing’s happening. Then you’ll look again and the mints will…

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