1 envelope unflavored gelatin
2 tablespoons cold water
1 cup milk
4 ounces chocolate-covered peppermint patties
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup whipping cream — whipped
fresh mint and additional peppermint — optional
In a saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over water; let stand for 1 minute. Add milk and peppermint patties; stir over low heat for 5 minutes or until candies and gelatin are dissolved. Add vanilla and salt.
Pour into a mixing bowl; place in freezer for 15 – 20 minutes, stirring frequently until the mixture is cooled and thickened. Beat for 1 minute or until fluffy.
Fold in whipped cream.
Spoon into serving dishes. Garnish with mint and peppermint patties if desired.