Peppermint patties are favorite holiday treats! Along with a decorated Christmas tree, homemade peppermint patties set a fun festive tone for the holiday season! I’d like to thank Minted for sponsoring this post!
SECRET INGREDIENT FOR PEPPERMINT PATTIES
One of my secret ingredients for making peppermint patties is using pure Mexican Vanilla. Its taste is distinctly different from the conventional brands of vanilla available here in the states. Because I travel back and forth between California and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico I’m able to bring back bottles of vanilla in my suitcase. But happily you can now order Mexican vanilla online from Amazon.com.
STYLISH CHRISTMAS POSTCARDS
I am so excited about the Minted Christmas cards I ordered online! This year I decided to change things up a bit. Instead of cards with envelopes I chose a fabulous set of postcards. With Minted you have the option of customizing your holiday cards and postage stamps with photos and your own wording. Let me tell you, all of Minted’s cards are downright glamorous!
The Christmas card design above is one of my favorites. I ordered 45 of these holiday postcards and included a personalized message on the back. There’s also the option of free address printing, so when your order arrives your cards are ready to go. How wonderful is that? Now you too will have more time this holiday season to whip up a batch of yummy peppermint patties!
PEPPERMINT PATTIES AND HOLIDAY IDEAS
I really cherish the time I spend with family and friends. During the holidays I’m on the lookout for great ways to beautify my home quickly and easily. Luckily Minted provides perfect solutions that fit my lifestyle. With gorgeous cake plates, 3-D Christmas trees and holly felt garland I was able to set up this holiday dessert table in a snap! After baking up a batch of Homemade Oreos for Santa, Marshmallow Dippers for hot chocolate, and delicious Homemade Peppermint Patties, this fabulous look came together quickly.
EASY PEPPERMINT PATTIES
These yummy peppermint patties tend to disappear just as soon as they hit the dessert table! I recommend making a double recipe. You can also switch things up for fun. Rather than using crushed candy canes as the garnish you can use soft chocolate sprinkles instead. They also look and taste great with no garnish at all! These fabulous mints are perfect as holiday gifts.
Now that my Christmas cards have been mailed off, I look forward to other traditions like going out to view Christmas lights with the family, and decorating a last-minute batch of sugar cookies for Christmas Eve.
Easy Homemade Peppermint Patties
- Total Time: 45 Minutes
- Yield: 30 Candies 1x
Delightful peppermint patties are a festive holiday treat! These easy homemade peppermint patties will delight family, friends and co-workers. This is the perfect candy recipe for holiday entertaining and gift-giving.
- 2 tablespoons salted butter, softened
- 2 tablespoons heavy cream (whipping cream)
- 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
- 1+1/2 teaspoons Mexican vanilla
- 3 teaspoons pure peppermint extract
- 2+1/3 cups powdered sugar (confectioners sugar)
- 1 tub Wilton Candy Dips (10 oz)
- 3 candy canes, crushed
- Add butter, cream, corn syrup, vanilla and peppermint extract to the bowl of a stand mixer with paddle attachment. Mix ingredients until well blended. Add powdered sugar. Mix until well incorporated. The dough should have a Play-Doh texture.
- Place dough between two pieces of waxed paper. Roll it to a thickness of 1/4 inch. Freeze dough for 15 minutes or until firm.
- Use a tiny biscuit cutter to cut out patties, or form little patties with your hands. Put the patties on a freezer-safe plate and refreeze again for 10 minutes.
- Melt Wilton Candy Dips in a Wilton melting pot or in the microwave.
- Remove 1/4 of the patties from the freezer. Using a fork, dip each patty into the chocolate to fully cover all sides. Place the patties on a piece of parchment paper and sprinkle with crushed candy canes.
- Repeat process with remaining patties that are in the freezer.
- Prep Time: 45 minutes
- Cook Time: 0 Minutes
- Category: Dessert
- Method: No Bake
- Cuisine: American
Keywords: peppermint patties, no bake dessert recipes, holiday desserts, candy recipes, holiday candies
PEPPERMINT PATTIES RECIPE – JOIN THE CONVERSATION
What do you think about this easy recipe for peppermint patties? How do you get ready for the holidays? I’d love to hear from you in the comments below.
28 thoughts on “Peppermint Patties”
Peppermint patties. Yum! This is such a great recipe!
This is my all time favorite treat! Thanks for sharing!
With Love Rochelle
I am totally making these bad boys! My two favorite things chocolate and peppermint:)
WOW- so simple and so DELICIOUS! I will def give this a try! Happy Holidays!
Mmm, your peppermint patty recipe looks divine. Your Christmas cards are also very nice! I need to check out Minted for next year.
I love peppermint patties, and these look so delicious! YUM.
Yum! Love Christmas food. :)
Awww, Maggie. You made me smile! :-)
Ooooo! I love this recipe! Perfect for the dessert tray at the parties, and also great as a gift! Nice!
Thanks so much Patricia. I agree! These yummy little mints are perfect for holiday dessert tables and gift giving.
I’m in love with peppermint and chocolate. Such a wonderful combination of flavors! I’m going to have to give this a try.
Mary, what you’ll love about Peppermint Patties is that they’re a perfect year-round treat!
I’ve been looking for something to make today and I think these are the winning recipe. Can’t wait to try one!
Woo-hoo! Rae, you’ve made my day. :-)
Chocolate + Peppermint = Christmas! So much yummy going on here!
Amy, thanks so much for visiting me here! And you’re so correct. Chocolate + Peppermint really does equal Christmas. :-)
YES to the pure Mexican vanilla! Nothing else tastes like it, and I’m totally spoiled by it. I refuse to bake with anything but that! :) Those patties look so delicious! I can’t wait to try them! Thanks for the recipe!
Oh, my, YUM! Peppermint is one of my favorite winter flavors and I know I can handle this recipe. Thanks so much for sharing!
Omg! Peppermint patties are one of my faves! These look so delish. Super excited to have this recipe for the holidays!
Jessica, thanks so much for your sweet comment! I’m so happy you have this recipe too. Every household needs a fresh batch of peppermint patties for the holidays!
I bet these taste amazing! I love peppermint patties! Pinned :)
Awww, thank you so much Lauren! I really appreciate that you’ve shared my recipe on Pinterest. These peppermint patties taste so delicious! But what you’ll love most is how simple and easy they are to make. Happy holidays! :-)
My daughter is going to loves these, she loves anything with peppermint flavor. I love Minted, too! They have great cards and gifts.
Mary, thanks so much for visiting me here at Confetti and Bliss! I know your daughter will really enjoy these yummy peppermint patties. I’m happy to know that you love minted too. They have so many gorgeous cards and gifts. It’s hard to select just one. I must admit, when I shop on their site I want it all! They’re just my style. :-)
These are some of my favorite Christmas treats! So delicious:)
Yay! Joanna, I’m so happy you found my quick and easy holiday recipe. Merry Christmas!
OH MY. Excuse my while I DROOL over here. I LOVE chocolate and peppermint together – no, I REALLY LOVE it. These look so good and really pretty to serve at holiday parties!!
Hi Chrissa. I’m munching down on one of these delightful peppermint patties right now – Hahahaa! And you’re absolutely right. These little darlings are perfect for holiday parties. This year I’ll be serving them on a beautiful holiday platter from Minted.