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Homemade Mashed Potato Peppermint Patties

We found this innovative recipe for Homemade Mashed Potato Peppermint Patties on the In Between Laundry blog and they were kind enough to let us share it here. Who knew that mashed potatoes could make a sweet treat!
Homemade Peppermint Patties
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup leftover mashed potatoes (we recommend Idahoan Original or Buttery Homestyle)
  • 2 Tbsp melted butter
  • 2 tsp peppermint extract
  • 10 cups powdered sugar
  • 12 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, combine the first 4 ingredients and mix well. You may need to add more sugar if your mixture is too runny–it should feel like a dough.
  2. Scoop teaspoonfuls of the dough and shape into patties. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for a few hours.
  3. Melt the chocolates with the oil and dip the chilled patties, covering completely. Chill until set.
    Note: These have a LOT of sugar, but this recipe makes a large batch of small candies.

 

Homemade Mashed Potato Peppermint Patties

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