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 Candy Thermometers We recommend that you test your candy thermometer before each use by bringing water to a boil;… Splenda Brown Sugar Blend This recipe was tested with Splenda brown sugar blend. Beef Base Look for beef base near the broth and bouillon.