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Creamy Peppermint Patties

Yield: about 4 dozen

Ingredients:

8 oz. 

Cream Cheese, softened 

¾ Cup 

Milk Chocolate Chips 

1 tsp. 

Peppermint Extract 

¾ Cup 

Semisweet Chocolate Chips 

9 Cups 

Confectioners’ Sugar 

3 Tbsp. 

Shortening 

Directions:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and extract until smooth. Gradually add confectioners’ sugar, beating well. Shape into 1-in. balls. Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Flatten int0o patties. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until chilled.

In a microwave, melt chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Cool slightly. Dip patties in melted chocolate; place on waxed paper until firm. Store in the refrigerator.

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