Peppy Patties

Ingredients: 

  • 2 1/2 C. Powdered Sugar
  • 2 T. Corn Syrup
  • 2 T. water
  • 1 t. peppermint extract
  • 1 T. shortening
  • 12 oz. Dark Chocolate Chips
  • 6 Candy Canes (crushed)

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Directions:

  1. In your mixer combine the powdered sugar, corn syrup, water, peppermint extract and shortening until just combines and smooth.
  2. While the ingredients are mixing together start melting your chocolate chips in a double boiler.
  3. Remove the filling from the mixer and kneed until smooth (this is where have a biscuit making southern rooted dad-aka my kitchen minion- comes in handy)
  4. roll your filling to about a foot long and an inch round tube and wrap in parchment paper.
  5. refrigerate for about 10 min to firm up.
  6. Cut firm filling into 1/2 inch disks and dip in your melted chocolate.
  7. Set chocolate covered patties onto a wax paper lined platter or baking sheet.
  8. Sprinkle immediately with crushed candy canes (it helps if you do a little assembly line with your kitchen minion).
  9. Once all patties have been dipped and sprinkled place into your fridge for about 30 min to allow them to set up.
  10. Serve and enjoy!
  11. Make sure to keep them stored in your fridge or they will melt.

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