Peppermint Patties

Peppermint Patties

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PATTY STOCKTON 0

"I have made these every year as one of many Christmas treats. My family really loves them, it wouldn't be Christmas without them! When you dip, tap the fork on the edge of the pan to shake off excess. Slide the patty onto waxed paper -- you can use the fork to make a little swirl on the top to make it pretty."

Ingredients

2 h 55 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 183 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 183 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 6.5 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.9g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 13 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine condensed milk and peppermint extract. Beat in enough confectioners' sugar, a little at a time, to form a stiff dough that is no longer sticky. Form into 1 inch balls, then place on waxed paper and flatten with fingers to form patties. Let patties dry at room temperature two hours, turning once.
  2. In a medium saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate with shortening, stirring often. Remove from heat. Dip patties, one at a time, into chocolate by laying them on the tines of a fork and lowering the fork into the liquid. Let cool on waxed paper until set.
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After experimenting with this recipe a few times, and reading the tips from other reviewers, I think I have it down. Here is what I have come up with to make the recipe easier to work with. Fo...

This was a great recipe! I used peppermint oil instead of peppermint extract, and the first time I made this, I thought that they were the same thing. But now that I've learned that oil is abou...

Will definitely make again! But here's a tip: freeze the patties first before dipping them in the chocolate and don't make them much wider than your fork. I had problems with them becoming sof...