Tag: peppermint

Mint Gelato

Ingredients:3/4 cup mint leaves, chopped4 cups whole milk6 egg yolks3/4 cup sugar Directions:One the day before you want to eat the gelato, allow the mint leaves to seep in the milk overnight in the refrigerator. The next day: Pour the milk through a sieve into a saucepan. Scald the milk, […]

Peppermint Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients:4 oz cream cheese, at room temperature1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar1 teaspoon peppermint extractfood coloring, optional Directions:In a large bowl, beat together all ingredients until well blended. Frost on cooled cupcakes or cake.

Peppermint Truffles

Ingredients:2 cups confectioners’ sugar4 oz cream cheese*, slightly softened5 drops peppermint extract** confectioners’ sugarcandy canes or starlight mints, crushed Directions:In a large bowl, beat together cream cheese, peppermint extract and sugar. Beat until well combined. Using your fingers, roll the chocolate/cream cheese mixture to the size of a large marble […]

Cocoa Dusted Marshmallows

Ingredients:3 tablespoons unflavored powdered gelatin1/2 cup cold water2 cups granulated sugar2/3 cup corn syrup1/4 cup water1/4 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon vanilla confectioners’ sugar for dredgingunsweetened cocoa for dredging Directions: In a large bowl, sprinkle gelatin over 1/2 cup cold water. Allow to seep for 10 minutes. In a medium saucepan, combine […]

Pink Peppermint Popcorn Bars

Ingredients:7 cups plain, popped popcorn*3 cups mini marsmallows**1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract** red food coloringcooking spray Directions: Spray a small saucepan with cooking spray. Melt mini marshmallows, few drops of food coloring and peppermint extract over low heat, stirring occasionally with a greased spatula. Pour all of the popcorn in a […]

Lemon Sticks

Ingredients: 1 lemon, cut in half along the equator 2 cane sugar peppermint sticks Directions: Place one peppermint stick in the middle of one lemon half. Repeat. Suck lemon juice through the peppermint stick and be oddly refreshed. My thoughts: Odd as it may seem, the peppermint stick/lemon combo is […]

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Ingredients:14 oz semisweet chocolate chips12 candy canes Directions:In a medium bowl, microwave chocolate 2 1/2 minutes*. Meanwhile, using the back of a spoon or a measuring cup, break the candy canes still in their plastic wrappers. Remove wrappers and dump into a bowl. Use a sieve to sift out the […]

Peppermint Marshmallows

Ingredients:3 tablespoons unflavored powdered gelatin1/2 cup cold water2 cups granulated sugar2/3 cup corn syrup1/4 cup water1/4 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon peppermint extractConfectioners’ sugar for dredging Directions: In a large bowl, sprinkle gelatin over 1/2 cup cold water. Allow to seep for 10 minutes. In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, corn syrup, […]

Peppermint Stick Ice Cream

Ingredients: 1 cup cold whole milk 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 cups cold heavy cream 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon peppermint extract 3/4 cup crushed hard peppermint candies a couple drops of red food dye to make it pretty and pink Directions: In a medium sized bowl, combine milk and […]