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Homemade Peppermint Patties

Homemade Peppermint Patties – A deliciously soft and creamy peppermint-infused centre generously coated in milk chocolate. The perfect no-bake festive treat!

Homemade Peppermint Patties

I have the most perfect no-bake, festive treat for you – Homemade Peppermint Patties!

These peppermint patties are so quick and easy to throw together, and only require 5 simple ingredients.

Soft and creamy peppermint-infused centres deliciously coated in milk chocolate. If you’re a huge mint chocolate lover like me, then you need to go and make these right now!

Homemade Peppermint Patties

Homemade Peppermint Patties

How to make Homemade Peppermint Patties

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • Sweetened condensed milk
  • Peppermint extract
  • Icing/powdered sugar
  • Chocolate: You can use milk, dark, or semi-sweet.
  • Vegetable oil

To make these patties, simply add the condensed milk to a large mixing bowl, and stir in the peppermint extract. Add the icing sugar and mix until a thick dough forms.

Roll the dough into 0.5oz balls and place them onto a large baking tray lined with parchment or wax paper. You may need to lightly coat your hands in icing sugar when rolling. Press each dough ball into 1/4-inch thick circles. Freeze for 30 minutes.

Line a 12-hole muffin pan with muffin cases, and set aside.

Add the chocolate and vegetable oil to a large microwave-safe bowl, and heat in 30 second intervals, stirring after each one, until melted and smooth.

Add a teaspoon of melted chocolate to each muffin case, then place a patty in the middle. Top with another teaspoon or two of chocolate. Tap the tray on top of the surface to level out the chocolate. Refrigerate until completely set.

Repeat with the rest of the patties.

TIP: If the bowl of melted chocolate cools too much and begins to set, return to the microwave and heat for 20 – 30 seconds.

This recipe yields 60 – 70 patties. If you’d like to make less, you can easily halve the recipe.

Scroll down for the FULL printable recipe. 🙂

Homemade Peppermint Patties

Homemade Peppermint Patties

These Homemade Peppermint Patties are:

  • super quick and easy to throw together
  • deliciously thick and creamy
  • an indulgent, festive treat
  • perfect for sharing, and gift-giving

How long will these homemade peppermint patties last? These patties can be kept in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 – 2 weeks.

Can I freeze these peppermint patties? Yes! They freeze well for up to 2 months. Thaw overnight in the fridge before serving.

If you try this recipe, let us know! Leave a comment, rate it, and don’t forget to tag me on Instagram and hashtag it #marshasbakingaddiction. I’d love to see! ♥

Homemade Peppermint Patties

Homemade Peppermint Patties

More minty treats to try!

Enjoy! 🙂

 

5 from 2 votes
Homemade Peppermint Patties
Prep Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 2 hrs
Yields: 60 - 70 patties
Calories: 123 kcal
A deliciously soft and creamy peppermint-infused centre generously coated in milk chocolate. The perfect no-bake festive treat!
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Ingredients
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk 14oz/397g
  • 2 teaspoons peppermint extract
  • 5 cups icing/powdered sugar 625g
  • 30 oz chocolate (milk, dark, or semi-sweet) 875g, coarsely chopped
  • 5 teaspoons vegetable oil
Instructions
  1. Line 2 - 3 large baking trays with parchment or wax paper, and set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, mix together the condensed milk and peppermint extract. Mix in the icing sugar until a thick dough forms.

  3. Roll the dough into 0.5oz balls (lightly coat your hands in icing sugar if needed), and place them onto the prepared baking trays. Press each ball into 1/4-inch thick circles. Freeze for 30 minutes.

  4. Line a muffin pan with muffin cases, and set aside.

  5. Add the chocolate and oil to a large microwave-safe bowl, and heat in 30 second intervals, stirring after each one, until melted and smooth.

  6. Add 1 teaspoon of melted chocolate into each muffin case, place a patty in the middle, then top with 1 - 2 teaspoons of more chocolate. Tap the tray on the surface serveral times to level out the chocolate.

  7. Refrigerate or freeze until the chocolate has set.

  8. Repeat with the rest of the patties. Return the melted chocolate to the microwave for 20 - 30 seconds if it cools too much, and begins to set.

Notes

Patties can be kept in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week. They also freeze well for up to 2 months. Thaw overnight in the fridge.

This recipe can easily be halved if you need less patties.

The calories are an estimate only.

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4 Comments

  • Reply
    Shannon @ Love At First Bento
    12th December 2018 at 4:04 am

    Literally cannot stop DROOLING over how insanely good these look Marsha – I’m not even that big a fan of mint chocolate, but these sound way too good to pass up. And they sound so easy to make too! I’m sure they’re also 50 million times better than storebought ones too! Perfect for serving at Xmas parties.

    • Reply
      Marsha
      12th December 2018 at 9:16 am

      Thanks, Shannon! 🙂

  • Reply
    Linda
    14th December 2018 at 1:31 pm

    It wouldn’t be Christmas without peppermint patties! Love how easy the recipe is and how they come out looking fantastic. I bet everyone goes crazy over these!

  • Reply
    Kate Hackworthy
    14th December 2018 at 1:50 pm

    ooh these actually look really easy! Can’t wait to try making them over Christmas with my daughter.

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