Post by chief_cook2 on Nov 5, 2005 16:35:02 GMT -6
Perfect Peppermint Patties
1 box confectioner's (powdered) sugar 3 Tbsp. butter or margarine (softened) 2 to 3 tsp. peppermint extract 1/4 cup evaporated milk 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 2 Tbsp. shortening
In a bowl, combine first 4 ingredients. Add milk and mix well. Roll into 1 inch balls and place on a waxed paper lined cookie sheet. Chill for 20 minutes. Flatten with a glass to 1/4 inch and chill for 30 minutes. In a double boiler or microwave safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and shortening. Dip patties and place on waxed paper to harden.
Yield: about 5 dozen
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