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 Toasting Nuts To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet… Butter Buds This recipe was tested with Butter Buds butter-flavored mix. Look for it in the spice aisle. Garam Masala Look for garam masala in the spice aisle.