You're going to love this Easy Christmas Peppermint Patties recipe! Super easy to make, fantastically festive, and always a hit with kids and adults alike. These holiday treats are the perfect addition to cookie trays and make an excellent gift for teachers and friends!
Combine butter and corn syrup together in a small bowl.
Stir in your extract of choice.
Add 2 cups powdered sugar and mix until well combined.
Stir in an additional cup of powdered sugar.
Knead the mixture until the powdered sugar is absorbed and the dough is completely smooth, adding additional powdered sugar if needed.
Divide dough into three portions.
Tint one portion red with the red food color/gel and one green. Leave one portion white. If the dough gets sticky, knead in more powdered sugar, 1/4 cup at a time.
Shape into 3/4 inch balls and roll in granulated sugar.
Flatten gently with a fork.
Let candies stand, uncovered, at room temperature for 1 day.
Store in an airtight container
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (3g)|
|Recipe Makes: 60 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 7 (44%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 0.8g||1 %|
|Saturated Fat 0.5g||2 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0.2g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0g|
|Cholesterol 2mg||1 %|
|Sodium 5.5mg||0 %|
|Potassium 0.8mg||0 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 2g||1 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||0 %|
|Sugars, other 2g|
|Protein 0g||0 %|
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Calories per serving: 16
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