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                         Perfect Peppermint Patties
 
 Recipe By     : Morris Hymes <mhymes@DC.INFI.NET>
 Serving Size  : 60   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Candies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      Pound         Confectioner’s Sugar
    3      Tbsp          Butter Or Margarine -- softened
    2      Tsp           Peppermint Extract -- (2 to 3)
      1/2  Tsp           Vanilla Extract
      1/4  Cup           Evaporated Milk
   12      Ounces        Semisweet Chocolate Chips -- (2 cups)
    2      Tbsp          Shortening
 
 In a bowl, combine first four ingredients.  Add milk and mix well.  Roll
 into 1-in. balls and place on a waxed paper-lined cookie sheet.  Chill for
 20 minutes.  Flatten with a glass to 1/4 in.; chill for 30 minutes.  In a
 double boiler or microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and shortening.
 Dip patties; place on waxed paper to harden.
 
 Yield:  about 5 dozen.
 
 David, here’s a chocolate recipe I tried for my Cookie Exchange
 party last year and these patties are really tasty.  The recipe came
 from the Dec. '94 issue of Taste of Home magazine.
 
 
 
 
 
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