Chocolate and peppermint are a match made in heaven, and are especially delightful at Christmas time! Today I am sharing the most AMAZING peppermint patties that are also:
Did I mention they are insanely good?
I love eating these straight from the freezer. It just adds to the icy pepperminty experience.
My husband isn’t a big fan of mint, but I begged him to try these and he really liked them! I think they taste exactly like Bryers Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream (which, strangely enough, is his fave). YUM!
Trust me, you need to make these for Christmas this year. You will be everyone’s favorite 😉
Going to make these for my family sounds delicious
I just made these and they worked out great. I chilled it for an hour then cut it into two pieces. I rolled out each piece with a little powder sugar and used mini cookie cutters to cut out festive shapes. Froze the cutouts then dipped in chocolate. Cute and yummy. I did end up using my hands to kneed in the last half cup of powder sugar but I wanted it to be stiff as I was planning on rolling it out. Maybe the people having problems with it being runny are using evaporated milk not condensed milk.
I’m having a hard time dipping these, what sort of tool do you use to make this easier and less messy?
I actually just use a fork. I drop the patties one at a time into the chocolate and lift them out from underneath with a fork. Hope that’s helpful. Enjoy!
I am trying to make these for a cookie swap for tomorrow and they aren’t working out…too gooey to even cut and they didn’t really harden enough in the freezer after 3 hrs….Help!!!
Oh no! I just made these again using this exact recipe and it worked great, but maybe you need to add more powdered sugar to help with the stickiness?? I divide the whole mixture into 4 logs and freeze for at least an hour. Then I slice one log at a time leaving the rest frozen until I’ve finished the last one. After slicing, I put them back in the freezer for 20 minutes or so. Once the chocolate is melted I take out about 1/2 a log’s worth of patties and dip them (quickly). They never freeze completely solid but they should be frozen enough to dip in the chocolate. Hope these tips help!
What kind of consistency should the mixture be when you roll it into logs,? Mine was very soft so I added an extra cup if powdered sugar but it still was gooey and couldn’t be rolled. So I rolled it into logs using plastic wrap to keep it in a log shape. The logs are now in the freezer and I am hoping it will still work. Anyone else have this problem? Suggestions?
If your mixture was too gooey to roll into logs, you did the right thing adding more sugar. It’s supposed to be soft, but not gooey. After they have been in the freezer at least an hour, slice the logs one at a time, keeping the rest in the freezer until you’re done with the first one. After slicing, I put them back in the freezer while I melt the chocolate. Just do one roll at a time or they will get too soft to dip. I hope this was helpful! I just made another batch last night and this is how I did it 🙂 Enjoy!!
Thanks. I am leaving them in the freezer for 24 hours and will slice and dip yh tonight. Even if they don’t look as beautiful as yours I am sure they will tast delicious. I love mint and chocolate! Thanks for the recipe.
It could be an altitude or humidity issue. Come candy making, like Divinity, only work on days with low humidity. Just a thought. 🙂
Hey I was wondering if 5 1/2 cups of powdered sugar is a 2 pound bag. I am terrible at measuring powdered sugar it goes everywhere. And yes I will be making these! Thanks
Honestly, I am not quite sure. I always just measure it out. I cut the top off the bag and use a 1 cup measuring cup to scoop it out – that helps with the powder sugar shower 😉 Enjoy!
Yum – just came across this recipe on Pinterest. I definitely will be making these for the holidays!
How many do these make?
Honestly, I forgot to count! I would guess about 75 though. It makes a nice amount 🙂
Mom On Duty says
Oh my gosh, these look so yummy! And it's very easy to make, too. I'm definitely going to try this out. I'm sure my tot will love it.
Jessica @ Dear Emmeline says
my family sure loves peppermint patties! they’d love these! I’d love for you to share at my holiday recipes link party if you have a chance! Hope you’re having a great holiday! http://www.dearemmeline.blogspot.com/2012/12/tis-season-of-holiday-leftovers-cheesy.html
SJ @ Homemaker On A Dime says
I pinned this 🙂
I’m makin’ these….for sure.
over from 6 sisters…..:)
Thank you for posting this amazing recipe. Easy peasy and sooo good! I used E. Guittard dark chocolate to dip, the result was crazy good. Shared with our little gluten free friend, and they were a hit with her also.
Megan @ The Pink Flour says
Wow, I never would have thought peppermint patties were so easy to make! And your photos are beautiful, Stephanie!
Sarah @ Miss CandiQuik says
Ashley @ Kitchen Meets Girl says
I’ve been wanting to make homemade peppermint patties forever! Now that I see how easy they are, I’m definitely going to have to do it – eek! These sound awesome, Stephanie!
Tanya Schroeder says
I love how thick these are!!! You really taste the peppermint in each bite! I do love how easy these are!!! York, watch out!
So easy-to-make and sooooooooooo delicious looking!
I can’t visit your blog while hungry!!! Now I want these!! Yum
visiting from The Networking Blog Hop 🙂
Natalie D. says
Peppermint and chocolate is my absolute favorite candy combination. I’m in love.
Hayley @ The Domestic Rebel says
Eek! This is a peppermint lover’s dream candy right here! They look SO icy and minty and delicious, Stephanie 🙂 I would probably eat them out of the freezer, too, assuming I didn’t eat them all from the get-go haha. And I love that they’re easy and gluten-free! I’m going to forward this recipe to my celiac friends!
Loretta | A Finn In The Kitchen says
These DO look delicious! I love peppermint patties…
I would like to take these to a holiday party can they stay out of the fridge for any length of time. Or, do they have to stay refrigerated
Stephanie Brubaker says
Hi, Barb! Once they are finished being made they can sit out for awhile. Hope you all enjoy them – I am about to make another batch 🙂