Chocolate Covered Peppermint Patties

Chocolate Covered Peppermint Patties

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"These cool peppermint patties are made with mashed potatoes."

Ingredients

8 h 50 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 118 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 118 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 2.6 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.3g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 65 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, mix together the potatoes, salt, butter, and peppermint extract. Gradually mix in confectioners' sugar; mix in enough to make a workable dough, between 6 and 8 cups.
  2. Knead slightly, and roll into cherry-size balls. Flatten balls to form patties. Arrange on sheets of wax paper, and allow to dry overnight.
  3. Place chocolate and shortening in a microwave-safe bowl. Heat in microwave, stirring occasionally, until melted and smooth. Dip patties in melted chocolate, and let cool on wax paper.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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I have some tips for all of you who are frustrated with them melting. Freeze them for about an hour or overnight before you dip them and take them out ONLY when you're ready to do it! This wil...

Great recipe! Quick and the kids love it. I didn't dry them overnight I put them in the freezer until firm then dipped them. Also made them with lemon very good.

Whatever you do, don't use instant mashed potatoes. Somehow, I couldn't get the patties to thicken. As I didn't have any extra powdered sugar to add, I was forced to add extra potatoes and the...