peppermint patties

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Cheryl Green
from Living in Canada now, FL

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.

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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Ingredients For peppermint patties

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

  • 1
    Mix the first five ingredients until smooth. You may need to add a few more drops of milk. Chill for 30 minutes.
  • 2
    Dust with a little icing sugar and roll out until 1/4 inch thick. Cut into small stars and freeze until hard.
  • 3
    Melt the chocolate with 2 tsp shortening, in microwave, and let it cool to room temperature. Dip stars into chocolate and chill until set.

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