Instead of peppermint, you can use orange essence, lemon juice or strawberry essence.
Once set, if you like, you can melt 55g (2oz) chocolate in a bowl over a pan of simmering water. Dip the peppermint creams in.
I want to make these to give as presents at Christmas, does anyone know how long they keep and how should I store them? - 26 Nov 2011
I found this recipe quite dry, so decided to add a few drops of water to the mixture which helped. - 17 Dec 2011
I found pepperiment essence today in Morrisons, in the aisle by the sugar and other baking products. Thanks! - 28 Nov 2011