A dozen or so of these refreshing treats is sure to liven up any get-together. These chocolate peppermint bites look amazing and only require four ingredients to make.

Tip: Keep the peppermint mixture lightly covered with a damp paper towel while making the balls to prevent it from drying out.

SERVINGS: 64

Chocolate Peppermint Bites

Equipments

Ingredients

  • 450 g icing sugar
  • 115 g cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 tsp peppermint extract
  • 170 g semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Using a mixer, gradually add sugar to the cream cheese.
  2. Chill in the fridge until ready to serve.
  3. Add peppermint extract and mix well.
  4. Roll dough into teaspoon-sized balls.
  5. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment.
  6. Create a small “bowl” by pressing a teaspoon or your finger on the centre of the ball.
  7. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for a few hours.
  8. Put the chocolate in a heat-proof bowl and melt in the microwave.
  9. Put the chocolate in the piping bag and fill the indents with chocolate.
  10. Let cool.

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