Easy Peppermint Patties

Certainly! Here’s the full recipe for Easy Peppermint Patties:


  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp peppermint extract
  • 5 cups powdered sugar (plus extra for rolling)
  • 4 cups chocolate chips (for coating)


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine sweetened condensed milk and peppermint extract.
  2. Gradually add powdered sugar to the mixture, stirring continuously, until a thick dough forms.
  3. Dust a flat surface with powdered sugar and roll out the dough to a uniform thickness.
  4. Use the top of a cup or a round cookie cutter to cut out patties from the rolled dough.
  5. Place the cut-out patties on parchment paper and freeze them until they are firm.
  6. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt the chocolate chips in short bursts, stirring in between until smooth.
  7. Take the frozen peppermint patties and dip each one into the melted chocolate, ensuring they are fully coated.
  8. Place the chocolate-coated patties back on parchment paper and refrigerate until the chocolate hardens.
  9. Once the chocolate has set, your homemade peppermint patties are ready to be enjoyed!

These delightful treats are perfect for the holidays or any time you’re craving a sweet and minty treat. Enjoy!

Most popular questions and their answers related Easy peppermint pattie recipe : 

Q: Can I use other extracts instead of peppermint? A: Yes, you can experiment with different extracts like vanilla or almond for unique flavors.

Q: How long do the peppermint patties need to freeze? A: Freeze until they are firm, typically for at least 1-2 hours.

Q: Can I use dark chocolate instead of milk chocolate for coating? A: Absolutely! You can use dark, milk, or even white chocolate depending on your preference.

Q: Can I store peppermint patties at room temperature? A: It’s best to store them in the refrigerator to maintain their texture and flavor.

Q: How many patties does this recipe make? A: The yield depends on the size of your cut-outs, but it typically makes around 30-40 peppermint patties.

Q: Can I make these ahead of time? A: Yes, you can make them in advance and store them in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Q: Can I add food coloring to the filling for a festive touch? A: Certainly! You can add a drop or two of food coloring to achieve the desired color for special occasions.

Q: Can I use a double boiler to melt the chocolate? A: Yes, a double boiler is a great method for melting chocolate if you prefer it over the microwave.

Enjoy making and indulging in these delicious homemade peppermint patties!

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