Homemade Peppermint Patties

December 15, 2011

Homemade candy around the holidays is one of the best gifts you can give.  These homemade peppermint patties from Petite Kitchenesse are a decadent treat that everyone will enjoy.  After all, who can resist the the contrast of bittersweet chocolate and smooth minty cream?  If you make these peppermint patties, beware, people will be asking for them every year from here on out.

Peppermint Patties
Recipe from Petite Kitchenesse

Ingredients:

1 cup of condensed milk
2 tsp peppermint extract
1 ⅓ cups of confectionery sugar
24 oz. of dark, high-quality chocolate (I used only 21 oz. and it was barely enough)
a handful of soft peppermint candies, crushed

For recipe directions, click here.

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