Share: Soft Peppermint Candies This recipe was tested with Bob’s Sweet Stripes peppermint candies. Featured Recipes Meringue Torte with Peppermint Cream The mother of my brother-in-law, Bill, often made this melt-in-your-mouth torte. A few years after she passed away, I surprised him by serving it at Christmas. He was delighted.—Christine Venzon, Peoria, Illinois Cinnamon Chocolate Minties “These cookies are also great with white chocolate instead of semi-sweet. For a simple topping, you can also use powdered sugar with peppermint candies.” —Barbara Estabrook, Rhinelander, Wisconsin Related Tips Sherbet Rainbow sherbet is not recommended for this recipe. Splenda Sugar Blend This recipe was tested with Splenda sugar blend. Potato Gnocchi Look for potato gnocchi in the pasta or frozen foods section.