Peppermint Candy Christmas Ornaments

Peppermint Candy Christmas Ornaments

These edible ornaments are so simple and thrifty. You could make a dozen ornaments at just a dollar per bag of peppermints!

I first melted peppermints in cookie cutters after seeing the idea in an American Girl magazine, back in the 90’s (I’m pretty sure that a project centered around scalding hot, melted sugar would not make it into a children’s magazine these days). As easy as this project is, I had a difficult time finding anything similar to this online, so I decided to share it.

Use this method to create home decor or use these candies for edible decorating… one peppermint, melted in a tiny cookie cutter, would make a cute cupcake topper!

Peppermint Candy Christmas Ornaments

Peppermint Candy Christmas Ornaments

Peppermint Candy Ornaments

  • peppermint candies
  • metal cookie cutters
  • non-stick cooking spray
  • parchment paper
  • toothpick or skewer
  • twine or ribbon

Preheat oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Spray the inside of each…

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