There are two super easy mints I’ve made for years at the holidays, Homemade Butter Mints, and these classic three-ingredient cream cheese mints. However, it was my daughter who came up with the idea to coat them in dark chocolate, which is simply genius. This turns a nice, minty candy into an amazing treat and rivals any store-bought chocolate covered candies. Really.
You can, of course, coat the entire mint with chocolate and create your own version of peppermint patties, but we chose to just dip one side. You still get all the chocolate flavor, but with a fun black and white look.
And while these are a great addition to a cookie plate, they also make a sweet little gift all on their own – especially when gifted in a vintage mason jar.
Though I’m starting to think I’ll be making these all through the year now, not just for the holidays, and keeping them for us…
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