Peppermint Cream Candies Recipe
The Peppermint Cream Candies Recipe offers a quick and simple way to create delightful cream candies with a refreshing peppermint flavor. Requiring just minutes to assemble, this recipe is not only easy to make but also yields a delicious treat that is perfect for parties and gift-giving occasions. The key ingredients include a 1 lb bag of powdered sugar, condensed milk, peppermint extract, green food coloring, and dark chocolate for dipping.
To prepare the peppermint cream candies, all ingredients, except the dark chocolate, are mixed together until the powdered sugar forms a cohesive dough. Using a measuring spoon, the dough is shaped into round balls and laid on a cookie sheet lined with wax paper. Dark chocolate is melted using a double boiler or a glass bowl until smooth. It is essential to let the chocolate cool slightly to prevent the sugar dough from melting during the dipping process.
Each green peppermint dough ball is then dipped into the melted dark chocolate, creating a sweet and rich coating. The dipped candies are placed on another cookie sheet lined with wax paper and left to cool for a few hours or overnight before being wrapped. This recipe emphasizes the simplicity of the preparation, making it accessible for various skill levels in the kitchen. The resulting Peppermint Cream Candies can be enjoyed as a sweet dessert or saved for special occasions, making them a versatile and delightful treat to share and savor.
|4 ½ C or 1 lb bag of powder sugar
|9 tablespoon Condensed milk
|Few drops peppermint Extract
|Few drops green food coloring
|Dark chocolate for dipping
Directions to make Peppermint Cream Candies Recipe
- Mix everything together except the dark chocolate.
- Mix until the powder sugar form into dough Use measuring spoon (I use 1 tablespoon to make round dough balls)
- Lay the balls on cookie sheet with wax paper
- Melt dark chocolate on double boiler or glass bowl until melted
- Let the chocolate cool for a bit to prevent the sugar dough from melting
- Dip the green peppermint dough one by one; lay the dipping candy on another cookie sheet with wax paper
- Let the candy cool for few hours or overnight before wrapping them.
Save this candies sweet as a dessert.
Thank you and enjoy it.
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Serving Size: 3
Calories Per Serving: 772