The Perfect Homemade Peppermint Patties

READY IN: 1hr 13mins
Recipe by southern chef in lo

They taste as good as store bought, but cheaper to do. Great to give as a gift in a pretty tin, or just to make for the house.

Top Review by Tillysmom

I made a big batch of these at Christmas. Everyone Loved them! Not sure if it was because I made such a large batch but I found it just a tad too runny to make into balls so I piped it onto the wax paper and I did not have the extra step of flattening them. Very very yummy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In bowl, combine first 4 ingredients. Add milk and mix well.
  2. Roll into 1 inch balls.
  3. Place on wax paper-lined cookie sheet and chill for 20 minutes.
  4. Flatten with a glass to 1/4 of inch; chill for 30 minutes.
  5. In microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and shortening together; stir well. Dip the patties in the mix and place on wax paper to harden and freeze for a short while. To give as gifts, give in tins.

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