Budget-Friendly Recipes for the Holidays (Slide 32)
We love York peppermint patties and the flavor of these festive pots de crème is a dead ringer for the candy. Unlike traditional über-rich custard recipes, this custard uses low-fat milk, only 3 egg yolks and 1/2 cup of half-and-half for its creamy richness. Just 1/2 teaspoon of peppermint extract in the custard gives plenty of minty flavor, but if you want that icy mountain-breeze sensation, add a whole teaspoon instead.
Recipe: Peppermint Pattie Pots de Crème
These coconut-chocolate-almond-topped shortbread cookies are reminiscent of Almond Joy candy bars.…View slide