These are a wonderful mint - not too sweet, good flavor and a nice size.
1/4 Cup Butter, Softened
1/3 Cup Light Corn Syrup
2 Tsp Peppermint Extract
3 Cup Powdered Sugar
Dark Dipping Chocolate
Combine all ingredients except chocolate in a mixer bowl. Mix until a ball is formed - ingredients will be well blended and held together. Use a 1 tablespoon scoop an form balls. Press with the bottom of a glass. Layer on a plate with waxed paper between layers. Refrigerate for at least an hour.
Melt chocolate over a double boiler. Remove mints from refrigerator and dip in chocolate. Cool on parchment, silicone mats or plastic, flexible cutting boards.