Cheerful Chocolate Peppermint Cups

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by | Updated: December 6th, 2022

Looking for a simple and fun holiday treat to whip up this year? Here’s one with just a few ingredients and whole lot of jolly. These no-bake chocolate peppermint candy cups are festive, simply scrumptious and even perfect for gifting. Feel free to use no-sugar options, if you desire.Peppermint Chocolate Cups on Countertop with Candy Canes

Peppermint Chocolate Cups on Countertop with Candy Canes
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Cheerful Chocolate Peppermint Cups

Prep Time 4 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Cool Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 7 minutes
Servings 10 candy cups
Calories 435 kcal
Author jazzythings



  1. Line muffin tin with silicone muffin cups.
  2. In microwave-safe bowl, combine semisweet chocolate chips and 1 Tbsp. coconut oil. Microwave about 1 minute and 15 seconds. Stir until smooth.
  3. Pour melted chocolate into muffin cups, filling to about 1/8-inch. Distribute chocolate evenly into each cup.
  4. Place in freezer 30 minutes.
  5. In microwave-safe bowl, combine white chocolate chips and 1 Tbsp. coconut oil. Microwave about 1 min and 15 seconds. Stir until smooth.
  6. Pour melted white chocolate into muffin cups, distributing evenly.
  7. Top with crushed peppermint candies.
  8. Freeze at least 30 minutes.
  9. Store in refrigerator.


  1. Chocolate can also be melted in double broiler, if preferred.
  2. For added crunch, stir crushed peppermint candies into melted chocolate as well as sprinkling on top.

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Nutrition Facts
Cheerful Chocolate Peppermint Cups
Amount Per Serving
Calories 435 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Fat 28g43%
Saturated Fat 17g85%
Trans Fat 0.03g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 36mg2%
Potassium 307mg9%
Carbohydrates 42g14%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 36g40%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 29IU1%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 94mg9%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.