Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Easy Chocolate Candy Recipes: Perfect Peppermint Patties






Perfect Peppermint Patties

1 lb. confectioners' sugar
3 T butter or margarine, softened
2 to 3 tsp. peppermint extract
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 C evaporated milk
2 Cm(12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips
2 T shortening

Makes about 5 dozen

In a bowl, combine first four ingredients. Add milk and mix well. Roll into 1-in balls and place on a waxed paper-lined cookie sheet. Chill for 20 minutes. Flatten with a glass to 1/4". Chill for 30 minutes. In a double boiler or microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and shortening. Dip patties and place on waxed paper to harden.

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Linked to: Just a Girl, Sugar and Dots, My Girlish Whims

11 comments:

  1. I'm not gonna lie. I almost didn't click over here. Peppermint Patties are one of my all-time favorites, and I KNEW I'd want to make this. And...I do. It looks SO yummy! Thanks for sharing--I think! :)

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  2. Oh, I'm so gonna make this! Thanks so much!!

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  3. Aww Chris, well thanks for stopping by even if it was difficult for you! :)

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  4. Your welcome Shirley! Enjoy :)

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  5. Okay, will SO make these for my daughter for Christmas...she's a mint hound! Thanks so much for the recipe!

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  6. Your welcome Deborah, I am sure she will love them. :)

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  7. They look wonderful! Gotta love peppermint patties!!!

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  8. Wow, these are awesome! Really good flavor, not overpowering. Thanks so much for the recipe!

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  9. Thanks Shirley! Glad you liked them. :)

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