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Peppermint Patties

Peppermint Patties

With creamy chocolate and a crisp, cool filling, these Peppermint Patties will become your new favorite holiday treat!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cooling 1 hr
Course Candy, Holiday
Servings 16 Patties

Ingredients
  

  • 2 1/2 - 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 TBL unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 TBL Heavy cream
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 12 oz bag semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 TBL shortening or coconut oil

Instructions
 

  • In a large bowl, beat 2 cups powdered sugar, and butter until well combined
  • Gradually add heavy cream 1 tablespoon at a time until well combined
  • Add peppermint and vanilla extracts and beat until well combined
  • Gradually add more powdered sugar until mixture is stiff
  • Place mixture on a piece of parchment paper and roll into a log about 2 inches in circumference
  • Place in freezer to chill 20-30 minutes, or in refrigerator overnight
  • Using a sharp knife, cut log into pieces about ½ inch thick, roll into a ball using powdered sugar if dough is sticky
  • Using a glass dipped in powdered sugar, gently flatten ball into circle
  • Place on parchment paper lined baking sheet
  • Return to refrigerator while you prepare the chocolate
  • Add chocolate and shortening to microwave safe bowl and heat for 30 seconds, stir
  • Continue heating for 20-30 seconds at a time and stirring after each heating
  • Stop just before chocolate is completely melted
  • Stir until smooth
  • Line another baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Remove patties a few at a time from the refrigerator and dip into chocolate
  • Let set until fully hardened
  • Store in airtight container for up to 2 weeks

Notes

For drizzle - Add melted chocolate to a plastic squeeze bottle and drizzle on top of Peppermint Patties after they are set
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