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After Dinner Peppermint Patties

Servings: 8 dozen
Finish off dinners and meals with these homemade
peppermint patties. The refreshing creamy
peppermint flavored filling will melt in your mouth with
each bite!

14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk
1 tbsp. peppermint extract
6 cups confectioners' sugar
1 1/2 pounds chocolate flavor candy coating*, melted

In large mixer bowl, combine Eagle® Brand, extract
and food coloring if desired.
Add 6 cups sugar; beat on low speed until smooth
and well blended.
Turn mixture onto surface sprinkled with
confectioners’ sugar.
Knead lightly to form smooth ball.
Shape into 1-inch balls.
Place 2 inches apart on wax paper-lined baking
Flatten each ball into a 1 ½-inch patty.
Let dry 1 hour or longer; turn over and let dry at
least 1 hour.
With fork, dip each patty into warm candy coating
(draw fork lightly across rim of pan to remove excess
Invert onto wax paper-lined baking sheets; let
stand until firm.
Store covered at room temperature or in

*NOTE: Also called confectioners’ or summer coating

Source: DianasDesserts.com
Date: July 21, 2002