Peppermint Patties

Cheryl Green


These taste almost identical to York Peppermint Patties! You can make into any shape, using whatever cookie cutter shapes you have. This recipe is from a friend of mine.

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2 c
icing sugar (and a little extra for dusting purposes)
2 Tbsp
light corn syrup
1 1/2 Tbsp
butter, softened
2 tsp
1 tsp
peppermint extract
8 oz
semi sweet chocolate
2 tsp


1Mix the first five ingredients until smooth. You may need to add a few more drops of milk. Chill for 30 minutes.

2Dust with a little icing sugar and roll out until 1/4 inch thick. Cut into small stars and freeze until hard.

3Melt the chocolate with 2 tsp shortening, in microwave, and let it cool to room temperature.
Dip stars into chocolate and chill until set.

About this Recipe

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