pam's peppermint patties

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Pam Blais
from Ft. Pierre, SD

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

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 5 dozen
prep time 2 Hr
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For pam's peppermint patties

  • 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
    shortening
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How To Make pam's peppermint patties

  • 1
    Combine the confectioners sugar, butter, and flavorings in a bowl and mix well. Add the evaporated milk and mix until blended
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    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.

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