Peppermint Treats

Any other peppermint fans out there?! It’s super popular around the holidays but these peppermint treats are so tasty you’ll be making them all year long.

These quick and easy peppermint treats are tasty, low in points, and great for giving as gifts in your holiday baskets or you can leave them out for Santa!

These quick and easy peppermint treats are tasty, low in points, and great for giving as gifts in your holiday baskets or you can leave them out for Santa!

Peppermint Treats

When the holidays roll around it can be easy to fall into bad habits. Having healthier options around can really help keep you on track with Weight Watchers and other healthy lifestyle programs.

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These peppermint treats are similar to a rice crispy treat!

How do I make these peppermint treats?

They’re very easy, check it out:

  1. Melt the margarine in a non-stick pot or dutch oven. Stir in the marshmallows and cook until melted. Should take about 5 minutes.
  2. Add in cereal and mint extract and stir.
  3. Spray your hand with non-stick cooking spray. Roll the mixture into 1 inch balls and lay them on a cookie sheet lined with foil or wax paper.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours until firm.
  5. Makes about 36 servings of 2 peppermint treats per serving.

These quick and easy peppermint treats are tasty, low in points, and great for giving as gifts in your holiday baskets or you can leave them out for Santa!

How do these peppermint treats fit into Weight Watchers Freestyle?

On Weight Watchers Freestyle these peppermint treats have 2 points per serving. That means you can have 2 of these peppermint treats for 2 Freestyle Smart Points. It’s not a bad sweet treat. I love having these around during the holidays when my cravings for sweets kick in! They’re much better than many of the cookie recipes out there that have double or triple the points!

What do I need to make Weight Watchers peppermint treats?

You’ll need just a few ingredients. I’ll make a list below so you can shop or plan accordingly!

  • Margarine
  • Marshmallows
  • Mint Extract
  • Crispy Rice Cereal
  • Peppermint Hard Candies
  • Butter Flavor Non-Stick Spray

Printable Peppermint Treats Recipe:

Peppermint Treats

Any other peppermint fans out there?! It's super popular around the holidays but these peppermint treats are so tasty you'll be making them all year long. These quick and easy treats are tasty, low in points, and great for giving as gifts in your holiday baskets or you can leave them out for Santa!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Forming Balls 20 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 36 Servings
Calories 42 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp Margarine
  • 30 Marshmallows
  • 1/2 Tsp Mint Extract
  • 5 Cups Crispy Rice Cereal
  • 20 Peppermint Hard Candies
  • 1 Spray Butter Flavor Non-Stick Spray

Instructions

  1. Melt the margarine in a non-stick pot or dutch oven. Stir in the marshmallows and cook until melted. Should take about 5 minutes.
  2. Add in cereal and mint extract and stir.
  3. Spray your hand with non-stick cooking spray. Roll the mixture into 1 inch balls and lay them on a cookie sheet lined with foil or wax paper.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours until firm.
  5. Makes about 36 servings of 2 peppermint treats per serving.

Recipe Notes

On Weight Watchers Freestyle these peppermint treats have 2 points per serving. That means you can have 2 of these peppermint treats for 2 Freestyle Smart Points.

Nutrition Facts
Peppermint Treats
Amount Per Serving (2 Balls)
Calories 42
% Daily Value*
Sodium 8mg 0%
Potassium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Sugars 5g
Vitamin A 0.3%
Iron 0.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

These quick and easy peppermint treats are tasty, low in points, and great for giving as gifts in your holiday baskets or you can leave them out for Santa!

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Meagen is a newlywed, animal lover, book enthusiast, who loves to write and create DIY projects in her spare time. She lives in Central Pennsylvania with her husband Dustin, their two dogs, and a massive variety of other small animals. You could on any given day catch her singing off key to random radio tunes or reorganizing her bookshelves by spine color.

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