Makes 24 servings
- 1 cup (6 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips, divided
- 1/2 cup whipped honey
- 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
- Powdered sugar, for dusting, optional
Line baking sheet with waxed or parchment paper; set aside. Place half of chocolate in small, microwave-safe container. Microwave on HIGH (100%), 1 to 2 minutes, until melted; stir until smooth. Drop a heaping 1/2 teaspoon of chocolate on paper. With back of spoon, spread chocolate on paper to 2 inches. Repeat to form 24 circles; chill until firm. In small bowl, blend honey with peppermint extract. Spoon a scant teaspoon of honey mixture onto each circle. Freeze until firm. Microwave remaining chocolate using same procedure. Spread a heaping 1/2 teaspoon of chocolate on top of each candy, making sure honey is completely covered with chocolate; chill until firm. Patties may be stored in refrigerator. Dust with powdered sugar before serving, if desired.