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Ingredients:

  • 3 3/4 cups - confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tablespoons - butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons - to 3 teaspoons peppermint extract
  • 1/2 teaspoons - vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cups - evaporated milk
  • 2 cups - semi-sweet chocolate chips (12 ounces = 2 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons - shortening
  • Directions:

    In a large bowl, combine the first four ingredients. Add milk and mix well.

    Roll into 1-inch balls and place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Flatten with a glass to 1/4-inch; cover and freeze for 30 minutes.

    In a heavy saucepan or microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth.

    Dip patties, allowing excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set.

    Brief Description

    With only a few ingredients, this candy is simple to prepare. Makes a great Christmas gift.

    Main Ingredient:

    chocolate chips

    Category:  Candy

    Cuisine:  Southern

    Prep Time: 50 min
    Cook Time: 5 min

    Notes

    Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 67 calories, 3 g fat (1 g sat. fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 7 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.

    Source

    Taste of Home

    Posted By:

    jkandsf2d

    Posted On:

    June 28, 2016

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