*  Exported from  MasterCook Mac  *
 
                         Perfect Peppermint Patties
 
 Recipe By     : Morris Hymes <mhymes@DC.INFI.NET>
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Candies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      pound         confectioners' sugar
    3      tbsp          butter or margarine, softened
    2      tsp           peppermint extract
      1/2  tsp           vanilla extract
      1/4  cup           evaporated milk
    2      cups          semisweet chocolate chips
    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 and freeze for a short while.
 Yield:  about 5 dozen.
 
                    
 
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