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How to Make Chocolate Covered Mint Bites

Posted on March 18 2021

Making Chocolate Covered Mint Bites

Making Chocolate Covered Mint Bites

If you are looking for a cool and refreshing food to snack on, then consider this recipe for QQ Studio’s Chocolate Mint Bites. This simple no-bake recipe is great for an easy snack time treat. Some people do not appreciate the unique combo that chocolate and mint offer, but fans of the pairing will love this recipe. It is a simple way to make a delicious treat. No baking or cooking equipment is needed. Just a bowl, a freezer, and something that can melt chocolate. It's that easy! Just follow along with our guide or check out the video to see how you can make this treat yourself.

 

Ingredients you will need

  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon Peppermint extract
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable shortening
  • Green candy melts

Making Chocolate Covered Mint Bites: Ingredients

 

How to Make

Making Chocolate Covered Mint Bites: Mix All Ingredients Step 1 - Mix together in a large bowl 1 cup of powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons of corn syrup, 1 ½ tablespoon of water, 1 dash of peppermint extract, and 1 tablespoon of vegetable shortening.
Making Chocolate Covered Mint Bites: Knead Powdered Sugar Step 2 - Add 1 ½ cup powdered sugar, 1/2 cup at a time. Mix until doughy, then knead with hands.
Making Chocolate Covered Mint Bites: Divide Mixture into Balls Step 3 - Divide dough into 1-inch balls, then flatten the dough into 1/2 inch thick discs. place the dough on a plate and chill in the freezer for 5-6 hours.
Making Chocolate Covered Mint Bites: Chill Mint Balls Step 4 - After the dough has chilled, remove it from the freezer and melt the chocolate.
Making Chocolate Covered Mint Bites: Dip Mint Patties into Chocolate Step 5 -  Dip the mint bites into the melted chocolate and fully coat.
Making Chocolate Covered Mint Bites: Store Chocolate Covered Mint Bites in Bags Step 6 - Store in food-safe packaging bags.

This easy snack food recipe is great for giving as gifts to your loved ones, especially when they are packaged in cute and convenient bags. A nice handmade bag of candy is worth ten times more than any kind of pre-made gift. Try this recipe out and let us know how it worked! If you are interested in more quick snack recipes, check out chocolate covered pretzel blog or our overnight oat recipes.

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