Peppermint Thumbprints with Chocolate Ganache

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OK so the other day I thought, why not try making your own peppermint patties? It seemed like an easy task at first and I had an idea of what they were made of, but could I pull it off? Then I thought about putting the peppermint patty on a wafer thin cookie and covering it with chocolate. Then a thumbprint cookie idea came into play. But first I had to get the peppermint patty itself just right. Thats when the work started.

I did a little research and made a first attempt with a recipe I found that had corn syrup and another with cream cheese. Two different ingredients that would greatly effect the outcome of this delicious little treat. Oh, and did I mentioned I went through like 4 pounds of powdered sugar to develop this one? Yep, I did.

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