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Basic peppermint patties

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If you like York’s peppermint patties, then this recipe is perfect for you.

1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, room temp
1 tsp. peppermint extract
9 cups powdered sugar
1 ½ cups chocolate chips
3 tbsp. shortening

In a mixer, combine cream cheese, peppermint, and powdered sugar, beating until smooth. Form this into 1 inch balls, then flatten into disks. Chill on wax paper for at least 1 hour. Melt your chocolate chips and shortening, stirring well. Dip the chilled patties in the melted chocolate. Return to the wax paper and chill for at least one more hour.

Recipe from Taste of Home

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