Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 pound confectioners' sugar

  2. 3 Tablespoons butter or margarine, softened

  3. 2 to 3 teaspoons peppermint extract

  4. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  5. 1/4 cup evaporated milk

  6. 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips

  7. 2 Tablespoons shortening

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, butter or margarine, peppermint extract, and vanilla extract. Add evaporated milk and mix well.

  2. 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 thickness. Chill for 30 minutes.

  3. In a double-boiler or microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and shortening. Dip patties and place on waxed paper to harden.

  4. Yield: about 5 dozen small patties Recipe Source: The Taste of Home Cookbook (Readers Digest)

  5. Reprinted with permission.


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