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 Gelatin, Layering This recipe takes time to prepare since each layer must be set before the next layer is… Potato Gnocchi Look for potato gnocchi in the pasta or frozen foods section. Large Recipe Make half of the recipe at a time to fit into a mixing bowl.