Saturday, November 24, 2012

Christmas Peppermint Patties

Starting your holiday baking? Here's a recipe for you. Tastes just like the bought kind only better.

Christmas Peppermint Patties

3 ¾ cups powdered sugar
3 T butter (not oleo) softened
2 or 3 t. peppermint extract
½ t vanilla
¼ c. evaporated milk
2 c. semisweet chocolate chips
2 T. shortening

Combine first four ingredients, add milk and mix well. Roll into 1-inch balls and place on waxed paper-lined cookie sheet.  Chill for about 20 minutes. Flatten with a glass to 1/4 –inch thick; chill for 30 minutes. Melt chocolate chips and shortening. Dip patties; place on waxed paper to harden. Yield: About 5 dozen. 

1 comment:

  1. Wow, this sounds heavenly. Thanks for sharing the recipe.