Share: Soft Peppermint Candies This recipe was tested with Bob’s Sweet Stripes peppermint candies. Featured Recipes 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 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 Related Tips Peppers (Hot) Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your… Steel-Cut Oats Steel-cut oats are also known as Scotch oats or Irish oatmeal. Ham Base Ham Base Look for ham base near the broth and bouillon.