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Peppermint Patties

 
One serving costs about $0.11

$0.11 per serving

96 people like this recipe

96 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

60 christmas,gluten-free,gluten free antipasti,starter,snack,appetizer,antipasto,hor d'oeuvre
spoonacular Score:4%

Spoonacular Score: 4%

 

Peppermint Patties might be just the hor d'oeuvre you are searching for. This recipe serves 60 and costs 11 cents per serving. One serving contains 95 calories, 0g of protein, and 6g of fat. A mixture of shortening, semi-sweet chocolate chips, vanillan extract, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so flavorful. 96 people were impressed by this recipe. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free diet. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for Christmas. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 8%. This score is very bad (but still fixable). Try Peppermint Pie Made With York Sugar Free Peppermint Patties, Peppermint Patties, and Peppermint Patties for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
1 cup
1 cup butter
butter
1 lb
1 lb confectioners sugar
confectioners sugar
0.25 cups
0.25 cups evaporated milk
evaporated milk
2 tsps
2 tsps peppermint extract
peppermint extract
12 oz
12 oz semi sweet chocolate chips
semi sweet chocolate chips
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps shortening
shortening
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps vanilla extract
vanilla extract
1 cup butter
1 cup
butter
1 lb confectioners sugar
1 lb
confectioners sugar
0.25 cups evaporated milk
0.25 cups
evaporated milk
2 tsps peppermint extract
2 tsps
peppermint extract
12 oz semi sweet chocolate chips
12 oz
semi sweet chocolate chips
2 Tbsps shortening
2 Tbsps
shortening
0.5 tsps vanilla extract
0.5 tsps
vanilla extract

Equipment

baking sheet
baking sheet
microwave
microwave
bowl
bowl
baking sheet
baking sheet
microwave
microwave
bowl
bowl


Instructions

  1. In bowl, combine sugar, butter, and extracts. Add milk and mix well.
  2. Roll into 1" balls and place on waxed paper lined cookie sheets. Chill for about 20 minutes. Flatten with glass to 1/4" and chill another 20-30 minutes.
  3. In microwave melt shortening and chocolate chips on high for about 1 minute. Dip patties into chocolate and place on waxed paper lined sheets to harden.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.11
Ingredient
1 cup butter
1 pound confectioners sugar
¼ cups evaporated milk
2 teaspoons peppermint extract
12 ounces semi sweet chocolate chips
2 tablespoons shortening
½ teaspoons vanilla extract
Price
$1.95
$1.46
$0.15
$0.53
$2.31
$0.20
$0.15
$6.74

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you really want to benefit from chocolate's health benefits, use cacao nibs instead of chocolate chips. They are much less processed than chocolate chips and have no added sugar!

  • If you're following a vegan diet (or avoiding dairy), make sure the brand of chocolate chips you buy is suitable for your diet! Always read the labels carefully. If you cannot find chocolate chips free from milk or other dairy in stores near you, look online.

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Don't despair if you don't have powdered sugar on hand. All you need is granulated sugar and a good blender. Pour in the granulated sugar and blend at a high speed until you have a powder.

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
95 Calories
0.45g Protein
5g Total Fat
10g Carbs
0% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
95
5%

Fat
5g
9%

  Saturated Fat
3g
21%

Carbohydrates
10g
4%

  Sugar
9g
11%

Cholesterol
8mg
3%

Sodium
28mg
1%

Caffeine
4mg
2%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
0.45g
1%

Manganese
0.08mg
4%

Copper
0.07mg
4%

Magnesium
10mg
3%

Iron
0.37mg
2%

Vitamin A
99IU
2%

Fiber
0.45g
2%

Phosphorus
17mg
2%

Zinc
0.16mg
1%

Potassium
36mg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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