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Peppermint Creams + Recipe by claremanson Peppermint Creams + Recipe by claremanson
Peppermint Creams coated in dark chocolate! Tasty, quick and easy treats that are just perfect for making as Christmas gifts which is exactly what I'm going to be doing this year.

This was so much fun and making the peppermint creams, rolling it out into a sausage shape and slicing it only took me about 10-15 minutes! That simple and no baking involved! Brilliant! Obviously it took a little longer to coat in chocolate but you don't even have to coat them at all if you don't want to. Either way make sure you leave them out over night on some greaseproof paper before bagging them else they will stick together. As you can see by the photo i will be wrapping handfuls of the peppermint creams in small cellophane bags tied with ribbon which along with coating the peppermint creams in chocolate and using water instead of cream as the wet ingredient should help keep them nice and fresh for a week or so.

:bulletgreen: Icing Sugar=Confectioners Sugar
:bulletgreen: 250g = 2 cups i believe (correct me if i'm wrong)
:bulletgreen: Don't like peppermint? Then simply replace it with other flavours/essences such as orange, lemon, strawberry etc, etc and just change the colour to match.
:bulletgreen: If your chocolate over cooks and goes a little gritty and lumpy add a touch of vegtable oil to help loosen and bring the chocolate back to a usable consistency.
:bulletgreen: How many peppermint creams you make depends on how big you make them, I make tiny ones therefore make loads.

Another idea of how to present them

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Devioi Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2013
You made a fantastic & amazing recipes.
You've great ideas which are inspirations to learn a new things and do the things that you love.
Thank you for this

P.S. - I have a question.
You do not be offended, if I will do some of your recipes?
claremanson Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
thank you and please do try out my recipes, that is why I post them, why keep something so tasty to yourself when you can share it with the world :)
Devioi Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013
Thank you sow much.
disturbedcoyote Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I've used this recipe and I love it so much as does my family. Thank you so much for posting it. I should have thanked you a long time ago but I was too busy making these things. Constantly.
claremanson Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
hehehe I m glad you like them, they are rather addictive, I made them three times over Christmas once I found a super quick and easy way to roll them out and coat them in chocolate :)
asainemuri Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012  Professional Photographer
These look amazing! I think I'll make these for the holidays. :heart:
Do you prefer water or cream in yours? :) How does it change the flavor/texture?
claremanson Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
i prefer water for presents as i worry they will go off quicker using cream than water as they are not stored in the fridge.
asainemuri Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012  Professional Photographer
Ohh, I see. :) Thank you!
Devilchild93 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012
MMmmmm sounds good.
Lunathewhitewolf Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012
they look delicious!!
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