Icy…minty…it’s National Peppermint Patty Day

Frosty blasts still linger…
remindful of wintertime icy grip.  So appropo
to celebrate National Peppermint Patty Day.  Whether candied, coffee or hot chocolate minty tingle…or hand-cut marshmallows…
The Menu Shoppe has it covered…
great “finds”…
Peppermint Patties
3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
1 1/2 teaspoons peppermint extract
4 cups confectioners’ sugar
3 cups semisweet chocolate chips
2 teaspoons shortening
In a large mixing bowl, combine condensed milk and peppermint extract. Beat in enough confectioners’ sugar, a little at a time, to form a stiff dough that is no longer sticky. Form into 1 inch balls, then place on waxed paper and flatten with fingers to form patties. Let patties dry at room temperature two hours, turning once.  In a medium saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate with shortening, stirring often. Remove from heat. Dip patties, one at a time, into chocolate by laying them on the tines of a fork and lowering the fork into the liquid. Cool on waxed paper until set.
Peppermint Patty Coffee
Peppermint entwined with savory slow roasted coffee beans makes for a vibrant wintery blast of icy mint flavored java.
Plus incredible menu of other fabulous flavors.
Peppermint Hot Chocolate
A soothing  winter chills, blending cool peppermint with lush cocoa and a touch of vanilla and cinnamon.
Peppermint Marshmallows
Sweet fluffy chocolate peppermint marshmallow topped with thick chopped York peppermint patties.
Tookies Gourmet Marshmallows are hand cooked, hand poured, hand cut, hand wrapped and packaged uniquely and sweetly.
If it’s on the menu…the Menu Shoppe has it covered.
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