With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, it seems like the internet has been exploding with green and mint-themed desserts. I absolutely love it since peppermint is one of my favorite flavors when it comes to the sweet stuff. It also gives me hope knowing that Spring is officially less than 30 days away – can’t wait for green grass, abundant trees, and beautiful flowers to emerge everywhere. Oh, and sunshine. The thought of sitting outside on our deck and soaking up some rays makes me giddy beyond belief. But until then, these peppermint patties will have to do.
Now I know I talked about how much I adore the color green in pretty much everything right now, but there’s something I love just a little bit more: York Peppermint Patties. And there ain’t no green in them!
I wanted my first attempt at making my own peppermint patties to be as close to my favorite version as possible. And that includes the way they look. Nothing beats the beautiful contrast between dark chocolate and the beautiful white interior. Whoever came up with the idea for these definitely knew what they were doing. And once you learn how easy it is to make your own, you will probably ask yourself the same thing I have – why in the world did I wait so long to make these?? Prepare yourself to get your mind blown. [Read more…]