Perfect Peppermint Patties
1 lb. confectioners' sugar
3 T butter or margarine, softened
2 to 3 tsp. peppermint extract
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 C evaporated milk
2 C (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips
2 T shortening
In a bowl, combine first four ingredients.
Add milk and mix well.
Roll into 1-in balls and place on a waxed paper-lined cookie sheet.
Chill for 20 minutes.
Flatten with a glass to 1/4".
Chill for 30 minutes.
In a double boiler or microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and shortening.
Dip patties and place on waxed paper to harden.