Rating: 4.5 stars
97 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 64
  • 4 star values: 13
  • 3 star values: 14
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 4

These cool peppermint patties are made with mashed potatoes.

Recipe Summary

cook:
5 mins
additional:
8 hrs
total:
8 hrs 50 mins
prep:
45 mins
Servings:
48
Yield:
4 dozen
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Ingredients

48
Original recipe yields 48 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a large bowl, mix together the potatoes, salt, butter, and peppermint extract. Gradually mix in confectioners' sugar; mix in enough to make a workable dough, between 6 and 8 cups.

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  • Knead slightly, and roll into cherry-size balls. Flatten balls to form patties. Arrange on sheets of wax paper, and allow to dry overnight.

  • Place chocolate and shortening in a microwave-safe bowl. Heat in microwave, stirring occasionally, until melted and smooth. Dip patties in melted chocolate, and let cool on wax paper.

Nutrition Facts

118 calories; protein 0.4g; carbohydrates 24.3g; fat 2.6g; cholesterol 1.4mg; sodium 65.3mg. Full Nutrition
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