Stress-free entertaining is the best kind of entertaining, so look no further than your slow cooker for this holiday dessert recipe. White chocolate peppermint jumbles from the festive cookbook Christmas Cookie Swap! are a dessert to write home about, and everyone at your holiday party will be reaching for seconds. Tied up in a sparkly package with a bow, they'd make for a great edible gift, too. You only need a few pantry ingredients and wax paper to put these crunchy, minty, white-chocolaty treats together, and you let your slow cooker do all the work for an hour and a half. Nosh on these while you serve up your holiday appetizers, and you'll have a happy holiday indeed.
Waxed paper is nonstick and moisture resistant. Use it to cover countertops when measuring dry ingredients to ensure no mess and no waste.
- 2 (16-ounce) packages vanilla bark coating
1 (12-ounce) package white chocolate morsels
1 (6-ounce) package white chocolate baking squares
3 tablespoons shortening
1 (16-ounce) package pretzel nuggets
1 (8-ounce) package animal-shaped crackers (3 cups)
1 cup hard peppermint candies, coarsely crushed
- Add the first 4 ingredients to a 6-quart electric slow cooker. Cook, covered, at low 1 1/2 hours or until the vanilla bark and chocolate look very soft. Uncover and stir until smooth. Stir in the pretzels, crackers, and crushed peppermint candies.
- Drop the mixture by heaping tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper. Let stand 1 hour or until firm.
- Desserts, Chocolate
- North American
- 96 candies
- Total Time
- 2 hours, 44 minutes, 59 seconds