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Peppermint Creams
You can make any shape you wish depending on the celebration. These are a great recipe to make with children. Makes 40 pieces.

INGREDIENTS: Icing sugar - 450 g (1 lb) sieved, Sweetened condensed milk - 1 x 196 g (7 oz) can, Peppermint essence - * tsp, Green food colouring - * tsp, Plain chocolate - 75 g (3 oz) melted, White chocolate - 75 g (3 oz) melted.

COOKING: 1. Mix sugar into milk until smooth, add the essence then divide the mixture in half.
2. Add the colouring to half the mixture then roll out both halves separately to 6 mm thick, then cut into shapes of your choice.
3. Leave to set on greaseproof paper dredged in icing sugar, then dip into melted chocolate.