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Saturday, November 13, 2010

Peppermint Patty

Peppermint Patty

2 Tbsp plus 2 tsp corn syrup (aka half of your 1/3 measuring cup)
1/8 cup  Earth Balance Margarine
1 3/4 cups powdered sugar (break up the lumps if there are any)
3/4 teaspoons of peppermint oil/extract
1/2 a bag of vegan chocolate chips (I use Tropical Source)

Whip together the syrup, margarine, and peppermint. Slowly add the sugar, alittle at a time, while mixing. You will end up with a crumbly, dry mixture.
Pick up small handfuls of the mixture and start to press into patty shapes. Place them on a cookie sheet covered with wax paper. Pop them into the frig, to chill,  while you get the chocolate ready.
Melt the chips until stir-able and a little shiny looking. Turn the heat way down so it doesn't burn. Quickly dunk the patties in the chocolate. Place on a non stick surface. When all the patties are done, I put them back in the frig again to firm up a bit, and temper the chocolate.
A perfect little treat for the holidays.


vegannifer said...

How fun! This is something I've never seen anyone make at home before. Do they ever look delicious!

Sarah said...

awesome! My husband loves peppermint patties -- I can't wait to try these!

pharaohscat said...

Nom Nom Nom!!!!

Islaborg said...

What a great idea, bookmarked! :)

Lovliebutterfly said...

Hmmm looks really nice! I'm always trying to find vegan mint chocolate in the stores. I will try this one! Thanks for the recipe on Millie's blog!

Gilding Lilies said...

They are great! I know you are going to love them!

Jamie said...

One of my favorites - and it sounds easy enough even I could make them.

Gilding Lilies said...

They are easy, give it a try Jamie.