Ever since I was little, I have loved peppermint patties. This past Christmas, my cute neighbor Shelley brought over her HOMEMADE version and I seriously died.
They were 1,000 times better than store-bought ones, so I hid them in the pantry and didn’t share any of them with my family – not exactly my proudest moment, but hey- you gotta do what you gotta do.
Those patties were totally worth it. I googled the recipe after Christmas and stumbled on this one. It was easier than thought and the end result was delicious.
They may not look as pretty, but they taste phenomenal.
what is the best way to dip candies?
Dipping candies can be difficult, but here are a few tips, that will make it a breeze.
Tip 1: Make sure your candy centers are completely frozen. You will want to be sure they aren’t gooey, because the chocolate you are dipping them in is going to be hot, and will melt the candy centers.
Tip 2: We recommend freezing the candy centers on a wax paper lined, cookie sheet.
Tip 3: Once frozen, heat up the chocolate, and stir continually, to ensure that it doesn’t dry up.
Tip 4: Get a plastic fork, and remove the two middle prongs of the fork, so it is only the two outside prongs.
Place the frozen patty in the middle, so the prongs are holding it up. Dip in the chocolate. Flip, and remove from the chocolate. Let the excess chocolate drip off.
Tip 5: Place on aluminum foil or wax paper. Let cool completely. We recommend refrigerating or freezing them. They are delicious frozen.
what is the best way to store these peppermint patties?
These peppermint patties save well. If you are making them a week in advance, we recommend keeping them in an airtight container, and placing them in the fridge.
However, if you are making them for longer than a week in advance, I would place them in an airtight container, and put them in the freezer.
Remove them from the freezer 24 hours before serving them, unless you are wanting to serve them frozen, which is also delicious.
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