Candy Cane Hearts

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I’m posting this early so you can all hit the after Christmas sales and stock up on the miniature candy canes for Valentine’s Day.

Grab a couple of boxes. I got mine 3 weeks after Christmas last year for 50 cents a box.

And this is a fast, easy treat that will make you look like the cool mom at school.


miniature candy canes
white candy melts or candy bark
lollipop sticks

Unwrap and place candy canes on a wax paper lined cookie sheet in the shape of a heart. Place lollipop stick down the center, making sure it’s at least 1/2 inch inside of the heart.

place candy melts in a ziploc bag or in (you all know what I’m going to say) a plastic squeeze bottle. and carefully melt chocolate in microwave. start with 30 seconds and then do 10 second intervals. Do not let chocolate get hot. If needed, let chocolate rest for a minute or two then squeeze it around and microwave again if needed.

If using a Ziploc, cut a small hole at one of the bottom corners.

Now fill the inside of your hearts with chocolate.

Don’t worry if it looks lumpy, you’re going to put sprinkles on it and sprinkles hide everything.

Do a few hearts at a time then add your sprinkles.

Let set completely before removing and and packaging as desired.

It took us longer to wrap these up than it did to make them.

And I was the cool mom!

Oh and while your shopping those after Christmas sales, pick up the Christmas M & Ms

Also great for Valentine’s and St. Patty’s!

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About Joan Hayes

Mom to 3 teens, loves to bake, addicted to Chocolate, everything sweet and travel!


  1. Candy canes can be a little bit boring on their own…this is a sweet idea!

  2. These would be great for Valentine’s Day with leftover Candy Canes!

  3. Really cool idea!

  4. Such a cute idea!

  5. I love this idea Joan! :) Merry Christmas!

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