Homemade Peppermint Patties. Not just any Peppermint patties either…how about if I made them in the shape of footballs? Apparently there is a big game this weekend? Yeah, I wouldn’t know much about it. I will be at a swim meet. Seriously. Some genius decided Superbowl weekend is the perfect weekend for a swim meet. We will be there from morning until around 9pm. Jealous?
Don’t worry about me, and my whining. I’ve made up for not being able to go to a Superbowl party. I’ve been creating treats and snacks ALL WEEK. I’ve enjoyed my fair share of guacamole, chips and salsa, Reese’s Dip and more! And these little football truffles? Yeah, they’re almost gone too! Shhhh, don’t tell, but I saved a few for the swim coaches, to thank them for all their time (I’m sure some of them would rather be sitting in front of a TV eating nachos)!
But, back to the Peppermint patties. I found this recipe to make homemade patties on Tasty Kitchen. I slightly altered some of the ingredient amounts, and changed the preparation instructions to cut out some time for you. Originally the recipe said to make the filling. Chill it for a few hours. Then shape it and chill again for a few hours. I skipped that first chilling step with NO problems.
The inside of these candies are so soft, I would say the exact texture of a peppermint patty!
And who wouldn’t love to see a plate of these on the dessert table this weekend? Perfect to give you fresh breath after salsa, nachos and pizza!
Are you following me on Pinterest yet?
Want more candy ideas? Check out my Fudge, Truffles and candy board
Want more football snack and treat ideas? Check out my GAME DAY board
Don’t miss a single recipe: connect with Shugary Sweets!