White Chocolate Candy Cane Bites
white chocolate, coarsely chopped
10 chocolate-vanila cream sandwich cookies, chopped
4 to 5 tablespoons evaporated milk
1 cup coarsely chopped candy canes (12 medium candy canes)
- Line a baking sheet with waxed
- On the top of a double
boiler (or in a microwave oven), melt chocolate and evaporated
- Stir in chopped
cookies and candy canes until just blended.
- Turn onto baking sheet, and
spread evenly until mixture is about 1/4 inch thick.
- Refrigerate until totally hard.
- Break into pieces
|Did You Know?
|A candy cane is a hard cane-shaped
candy stick. It is traditionally white with red stripes and flavored
with peppermint or cinnamon (also known respectively as a peppermint
stick or cinnamon stick); however, it is also made in a variety of
other flavors and may be decorated with stripes of different colors and
thicknesses. The candy cane is a traditional candy surrounding the
Christmas holiday, particularly in the Western world, although it is
possible to find them throughout the year.
The distinctive "hook" shape associated with candy canes is
traditionally credited to a choirmaster at Cologne Cathedral in
Germany, who, legend has it, in 1670 bent straight candy sticks into
canes to represent a shepherd's crook, and gave them to children at