These are an easy variation from the peanut butter bites. Just as easy, with a different filling. When we think of the original version of this candy, we're immediately brought back to their commercials from the 80s and 90s where someone takes a bite and are immediately transported to an arctic adventure. What we've been able to make, may come very close to that. Bite wisely. 
peppermint patties

Peppermint PattiesMakes 24 bites

16        oz  Milk Chocolate 2          Tablespoons Butter 2          Cups Powdered Sugar 2          Tablespoons Heavy Cream 1  1/2   Teaspoons Peppermint Extract

Lightly grease a mini muffin tin.

In the bowl of a KitchenAid mixer (or a medium bowl with a hand mixer) combine the butter, sugar, heavy cream and extract until well combined and resembles cookie dough. Refridgerate for 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, melt the chocolate in a double boiler (or if you'd really like to be fancy, use Chow's directions for tempering).

Using a pastry brush, generously brush the inside of each mini muffin tin with the chocolate, making sure to coat the bottom and all sides.

Portion out the filling (approximately a 1/2 Tablespoon each) and gently place in each tin. Scoop the remaining chocolate over each cup and smooth with an offset spatula. Freeze for at least 20 minutes.

To remove, bang the pan against a hard surface to release the bites. If they don't come out easily at first, put them back in the freezer for more time.

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