How to Make a Festive Peppermint Candy Tray

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I used to know what was happening in the world, but then I had a teenager, and suddenly I'm the last person ever to have heard of the peppermint candy tray phenomenon. I discovered the project via a Pinterest-savvy co-worker, then I mentioned it to my teen daughter.

Peppermint Candy Tray
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"Oh Mom, that's so 2012. You really didn't see it on Pinterest last year?"

It's true, I completely missed this easy and fun project that is simply melted and molded Starlight mints. I made the one pictured here in less than half an hour and placed it on a favorite cake plate, where it awaits the cookies and candies that will be made this weekend. Go ahead, pick up some peppermints and give this a try. I wrote up the instructions and put together a slide show on Examiner ~ please check it out here.

Peppermint Candy Tray
Image: Courtesy of A Cook and Her Books

This post is part of #LetsLunch, a monthly global Twitter party. This month's topic is edible decorations and is hosted by Lisa Goldberg of Monday Morning Cooking Club. Please check back for links to this month's fantastic stories!

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