Pam's Peppermint Patties Recipe

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Pam's Peppermint Patties

Pam Blais


These are great to give as gifts or just for that"I NEED CHOCOLATE" moment we all have...They are yummy

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5 dozen


2 Hr


No-Cook or Other


1 lb
confectioners' sugar
3 Tbsp
margarine, softened
3 tsp
peppermint extract , more or less to your liking
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 c
evaporated milk
12 oz
semisweet chocolate chips
2 Tbsp

Directions Step-By-Step

Combine the confectioners sugar, butter, and flavorings in a bowl and mix well. Add the evaporated milk and mix until blended
Shape the mixture into one inch balls. Arrange the balls on a baking sheet lined with wax paper. Chill for 20 minutes. Flatten balls with the bottom of a glass so they resemble patties. Chill for 30 minutes and then freeze for 5 minutes.
Combine the chocolate chips and shortening in a double boiler. Heat over simmering water until blended, stirring frequently. Dip the patties into the chocolate mixture and arrange on a sheet of waxed paper. Let stand until firm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American